Our Data Governance Is Broken. Let’s Reinvent It.

John Battelle's Searchblog

Most of my career has been spent evangelizing the power of technology to positively transform business, education, and politics. My current work is split between two projects: One has to do with data governance, the other political media. And second… Governance.

Snapshot: College and University Retention Schedules

Brandeis Records Manager

grade rosters) that might appear within certain categories, to mine applicable data. Continuing/Adult education explicitly appears on only 21% of the schedules. Higher Education information governance record retention schedules records management retention schedules

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New Breach Exposes an Entire Nation: Living and the Dead

Adam Levin

The data included official government ID numbers, phone numbers, family records, birthdates, death dates (where applicable), marriage dates, education histories, and work records. A misconfigured database has exposed the personal data of nearly every Ecuadorian citizen, including 6.7

Access to over 3,000 compromised sites sold on Russian black marketplace MagBo

Security Affairs

Most of the compromised websites are e-commerce sites, but crooks also offered access to websites of organizations in healthcare, legal, education and insurance industries and belonging to government agencies.

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in August 2019 – 114.6 million records leaked

IT Governance

Australian education provider TAFE NSW hit by phishing scam (30). Multiple sites affiliated with the University of Florida student government hacked (unknown). French police ‘neutralize’ Monero mining virus as it spreads worldwide (850,000).

Thursday LTNY 2020 Sessions: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

In addition to that, CloudNine conducted another great NineForum Discovery Education Series where prominent and highly respected eDiscovery and litigation support experts delivered 9 TED-style talks, 20 minutes each, covering important topics impacting the legal community.

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Sharenting, BYOD and Kids Online: 10 Digital Tips for Modern Day Parents

Troy Hunt

And just a side-note before I jump into those fundamentals: I had a quick flick through the government's eSafety guidance for children under 5 whilst on the plane and it has a bunch of really good stuff. Education.

10 Personal Finance Lessons for Technology Professionals

Troy Hunt

Number 1 is "Mining, Resources & Energy" which had a local boom here but is now rapidly declining (down 14% on the previous year). Take mining out of the picture and the top industry ("Consulting & Strategy"), pays only 5% more than tech. Patience. Frugality. Sacrifice.

On Finding Rabindranath Tagore

Unwritten Record

Tisha is a National Archives Volunteer and Judy is the manager of Volunteer and Education Programs at Archives II in College Park, Maryland. The records of several government agencies reveal even more about Tagore’s complex relationship with the West, especially the U.S.

Archive-It Partner News, September 2018

Archive-It

In case you missed it: the half-day program included reports out from partners applying new metadata profiles and workflows, coordinating among inter-agency government record retention programs, and breakout discussions of half-a-dozen technology and planning topics. by the Archive-It team.

Fixing Data Breaches Part 4: Bug Bounties

Troy Hunt

I started out by talking about the value of education ; let's do a better job of stopping these incidents from occurring in the first place by avoiding well-known coding and configuration flaws. If their motivation wasn't at all altruistic and all they wanted to do was cash in, they could have done so legally without spreading 167 million records (including mine!) Then there's bounties run by the government.

Jason R. Baron of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP: eDiscovery Trends 2018

eDiscovery Daily

Jason is a member of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP ’s Information Governance and eDiscovery practice and co-chair of the Information Governance Initiative. The practice that I joined a few years ago at Drinker Biddle is an Information Governance and eDiscovery group. But in the meantime, I’d say that GDPR-readiness is acting as a driver for US companies paying more attention to best practices in information governance. Where are mining operations?

The Trouble with Politicians Sharing Passwords

Troy Hunt

I read this while wandering around in LA on my way home from sitting in front of US Congress and explaining security principles to a government so it felt like a timely opportunity to share my own view on the matter: This illustrates a fundamental lack of privacy and security education. But we do need to call out credential sharing in this fashion for what it is and it's precisely what I highlighted in that original tweet - lack of education.

On The Problem of Money, Politics, and SOPA

John Battelle's Searchblog

Silicon Valley is waking up to the fact that we have to be part of the process in Washington – for too long we’ve treated “Government” as damage, and we’ve routed around it.

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Office 2.0 Conference September 3-5 | ZDNet

Collaboration 2.0

All pretty cutting edge in the spirit of this conference which is a personal favorite of mine.

Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server: a next generation of deeper, wider content silos? | ZDNet

Collaboration 2.0

That said, we recently started testing YouFig (www.youfig.com), which provides businesses with SaaS collaboration solutions including social networking, user administration, data mining and more, all rolled into one.

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