Lessons for In-House Counsel from Cybersecurity’s Front Lines

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Indeed, in just the past few years, a variety of cyber adversaries have attacked financial institutions, social media sites, a movie studio, hospital systems, a peer-to-peer ridesharing company, the Democratic National Committee, hotel chains, city governments, educational institutions, telecommunications and energy utilities, prominent retailers, manufacturers, and even the mobile app of a well-known coffee and donut chain.

The Third Modern Data Management Summit: Making Data Work!

Reltio

Speakers represented life sciences, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, consumer goods, financial services, consulting services, and hi-tech. Overall the event provided best in the industry networking opportunity and educational sessions that offered new ways for companies to think about their data in the new digital economy. Ankur Gupta, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Reltio.

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#ModernDataMasters: Henrik Liliendahl, Chairman & CTO, Product Data Lake

Reltio

I was educated in computer engineering but my first job was on the business side. Product data looks very different depending on the product you are talking about and manufacturers see products very differently from the merchants. “On On the technology side you can exploit cloud services and data lake concepts which means you can receive the data in the form that say, a manufacturer might submit it, but consume it in a way that a merchant might want to.”.

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UNC2529, a new sophisticated cybercrime gang that targets U.S. orgs with 3 malware

Security Affairs

“For example, UNC2529 used a unique username, masquerading as an account executive for a small California-based electronics manufacturing company, which Mandiant identified through a simple Internet search.”

Steelcase office furniture giant hit by Ryuk ransomware attack

Security Affairs

Steelcase is a US-based furniture company that produces office furniture, architectural and technology products for office environments and the education, health care and retail industries. It is the largest office furniture manufacturer in the world.

Xerox Production Scanner Turns Heads with Breakthrough Technology and Disruptive Economics

Document Imaging Report

Under a trademark licensing agreement with Xerox Corporation, the DocuMate 6710 is manufactured and marketed by Visioneer pursuant to Xerox’s quality control standards. From healthcare and education to legal and finance, customers are reaping the benefits of this device’s unmatched speed, efficiency and expandable capacity,” said Walt Thinfen, president and CEO at Visioneer. The Xerox DocuMate 6710 has a suggested retail price of $6,500.00 PLEASANTON, Calif.,

Businesses to Assist NHS Test and Trace Efforts

Hunton Privacy

Going forward, this type of additional data collection is likely to be applied not only in the hospitality sector but also in the education, retail and manufacturing sectors, as they reopen.

Emerging Technologies vs. Disruptive Technologies

InfoGoTo

While gaming and entertainment are expected to prompt much of the virtual reality growth, automobile manufacturers, retail outlets and interior designers will benefit from this technology. Regardless, businesses should be prepared and become educated on new technologies. Recently, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding emerging and disruptive technologies.

Calculating the Benefits of the Advanced Encryption Standard

Schneier on Security

The economic sectors represented by ten or more survey respondents include the following: agriculture; construction; manufacturing; retail trade; transportation and warehousing; information; real estate rental and leasing; professional, scientific, and technical services; management services; waste management; educational services; and arts and entertainment.

More than half of consumers would consider legal action if their data was compromised during a breach

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Those across the manufacturing and utilities industries had the highest preparedness rates at 91%, while retail had the lowest across both countries at 78%. Education. Manufacturing & Utilities. Retail, Catering & Leisure. Six months on from the legal implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a third of consumers have admitted they still aren’t confident that the companies they interact with comply with the regulation.

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62% of organisations unaware of the GDPR

IT Governance

The finance and insurance (79%), information or communications (67%) and education (52%) sectors have the highest awareness of the GDPR. Construction (25%) and the production and manufacturing (27%) sectors are among the least aware of the GDPR. However, the least prepared sector is retail and wholesale, with only 13% of organisations having started.

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Leaders need the technical detail

MIKE 2.0

Good examples of changes that are coming with more that is unknown than known include cyber currencies, blockchain, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, smart cities, augmented reality and additive manufacturing. Those businesses that are on the winning side of history will have leaders who have taken the time to educate themselves on the most important innovations that are sitting in today’s laboratories.

Top GRC Tools & Software for 2021

eSecurity Planet

LogicManager’s GRC solution has specific use cases across financial services, education, government, healthcare, retail, and technology industries, among others. Its features include: Compliance education & management.

Top 10 Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Vendors

eSecurity Planet

LogicManager’s GRC solution has specific use cases across financial services, education, government, healthcare, retail, and technology industries, among others. Its features include: Compliance education & management.

Types of Malware & Best Malware Protection Practices

eSecurity Planet

Most device or software manufacturers place backdoors in their products intentionally and for a good reason. User education is one of the most powerful tools for preventing malicious mobile apps. Since 2008, RAM scraping has been a boon for retailers. Also, organizations should educate users about the threat as rogue security software attackers have become particularly good at social engineering.

5 Digital Transformation Interests for IT Service Providers

Perficient

billion was invested into US AI startups in healthcare, retail, manufacturing, marketing , and others. Large educational institutions such as Harvard and MIT have started virtual and physical classrooms to train a new workforce to support this age of AI. Gartner predicts a whopping 70% growth in artificial intelligence (AI), while niche vendors such as KenSci and viz.ai are shaking industries with their industry specific intelligence.

The Hacker Mind Podcast: Surviving Stalkerware

ForAllSecure

If we can open people's minds and educate them on some of these things that survivors are experiencing. What role does technology play in facilitating intimate partner abuse? What role might the security industry have in identifying or even stopping it?

FTC Investigating Privacy Risks to Data Stored on Digital Copiers

Hunton Privacy

In the letter to Congressman Markey, Mr. Leibowitz promised the FTC would collaborate with “copier manufacturers, resellers, and retail copy and office supply stores to ensure that they are aware of the privacy risk associated with digital copiers and to determine whether they are warning their customers about these risks, whether they are providing education and guidance on this subject, and whether manufacturers and resellers are providing options for secure copying.”