Mainframes, Freight Trains and Education Pains

Rocket Software

The numbers are certainly out there, and those of us who work in big financial and retail can tell you that they haven’t declined the way others had expected them to. Programmers should influence our educational institutions. By David Robertson , guest blogger.

Sports retail giant Decathlon leaks 123 million customer and employee records

IT Governance

Decathlon, the world’s largest sporting goods retailer, has suffered a massive data breach, affecting 123 million customer and employee records. It contained information from the retailer’s Spanish businesses and potentially its UK stores.

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

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Cybersecurity & Data Breaches city governments cyberattack cybersecurity educational institutions energy utilities financial institutions hospital systems hotel chains in-house counsel retail risk social media sites Telecommunications

How Tech Companies Woo Higher Ed (and What They Seek in Return)


At the time, Benjamin Johnson, the university’s director of media and public relations, said the retail value of each iPad and associated technology was more than $1,000, but the university will pay a discounted rate. He says these companies want to fill the gap “between traditional corporate training and higher education,” creating a “tighter connection” between students getting a college degree and an initial job with the needed skills. Gifts are plentiful during the holidays.

E-learning: the effective way to train your team

IT Governance

It is widely acknowledged that the retail and hospitality industries experience high staff turnover: frontline roles are often filled by temporary, young or part-time staff, the hours can be long and unsociable and the work can be physically demanding.

This Is How Walmart Beats Amazon

John Battelle's Searchblog

Sheila is a college-educated Walmart management associate, and delivering these gift boxes is a mandatory part of her company training. Strange how the world’s biggest retailer, a place she’s never shopped, seems to know her brand preferences for skin care and chocolate.

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


I was educated in computer engineering but my first job was on the business side. Uncategorized B Compliance & GDPR B Consumer 360 B Customer 360 B Digital Transformation B Financial Services & Insurance B Healthcare B High-Tech & Manufacturing B IT B Business B Life Sciences B Machine Learning B Patient & Member 360 B Retail & CPGKate Tickner, Reltio.

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UX in Libraries: Behaviour Mapping - decisions and desires


The retail industry has long known about desire lines; essentials like milk and bread are not placed near supermarket entrances but instead are located further in so that customers have to pass other goods on their way to them. Higher Education

Bristol Airport systems offline in suspected ransomware attack

IT Governance

Our ten-minute Phishing and Ransomware – Human patch e-learning course allows you to educate your staff quickly and cost-effectively. Cyber Security Retail e-learning phishing RansomwareAnother day, another cyber attack. This time it’s Bristol Airport.

Decathlon Spain data leak exposed Spanish employees’ data & more

Security Affairs

Experts from vpnMentor have uncovered a leaking, active database containing over 123 million records belonging to the sporting goods retailer Decathlon Spain (and possibly Decathlon UK as well).

Xerox Production Scanner Turns Heads with Breakthrough Technology and Disruptive Economics

Document Imaging Report

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

How to Take Your Business to The Next Level with Data Intelligence


Education. Educators can provide a more valuable learning experience and environment for students. With the use of data intelligence tools, educational institutes can provide teachers with a more holistic view of a student’s academic performance. Retail.

National Cybersecurity Alliance advocates ‘shared responsibility’ for securing the Internet

The Last Watchdog

NCSA operates the StaySafeOnline website that provides a variety of cybersecurity educational resources and programs. We also have a lot of educational programs that reach far beyond the insular, cybersecurity expert areas. We have a lot of programs geared toward education at a lot of different levels. A large retailer may spend millions on cyber security. The targeting of Sen.

SHARED INTEL: How digital certificates could supply secure identities for enterprise blockchains

The Last Watchdog

Early adopters are trial-running Hyperledger blockchains in trade financing, in education and training programs and in supply chains for certain vertical industries. Blockchain gave rise to Bitcoin.

Emerging Technologies vs. Disruptive Technologies


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.

MY TAKE: Michigan’s cybersecurity readiness initiatives provide roadmap others should follow

The Last Watchdog

When Snyder took office at the start of 2011, Google had just disclosed details about Operation Aurora – China’s systematic breach of dozens of marquee corporations; details were trickling out about a worm, called Stuxnet , that had corrupted the controls of Iranian nuclear plants; and the massive Target retail chain breach, which was to pivot off the overlooked third-party access of a ventilation contractor, was two years in the future.

Tales from the archive The John Lewis Partnership (ep 2)


Hannah Raeburn is the Digital Archivist at The John Lewis Partnership, the Partnership owns and operates two of Britain's best-loved retail brands - John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners.

Nodersok malware delivery campaign relies on advanced techniques

Security Affairs

About 3% of the infected systems belong to organizations in different sectors, including education, professional services, healthcare, finance, and retail.

Calculating the Benefits of the Advanced Encryption Standard

Schneier on Security

NIST has completed a study -- it was published last year, but I just saw it recently -- calculating the costs and benefits of the Advanced Encryption Standard.

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

Thales eSecurity

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. Retail, Catering & Leisure.


The GDPR: A year in review

IT Governance

Our experts couldn’t agree on which sector had done the least to meet the GDPR’s requirements, with retail, education and the public sector among those named the worst.


Maastricht University finally paid a 30 bitcoin ransom to crooks

Security Affairs

“Since the cyber attack on 23 December 2019, UM has been working hard: on the one hand, to repair the damage and, on the other hand, to make education and research p ossible again as soon as p ossible.”

SEC and FINRA Issue 2020 Examination Priorities for Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers

Data Matters

OCIE’s 2020 Examination Priorities for broker-dealers and investment advisers include the protection of retail investors (including compliance with new standard of care requirements and interpretations), cyber and information security risks, anti-money laundering compliance, firms engaging in the digital asset space and the provision of electronic investment advice. Protection of Retail Investors . Retail-Targeted Investments. The U.S.

SEC and FINRA Issue 2020 Examination Priorities (Including Cybersecurity) for Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers

Data Matters

OCIE’s 2020 Examination Priorities for broker-dealers and investment advisers include the protection of retail investors (including compliance with new standard of care requirements and interpretations), cyber and information security risks, anti-money laundering compliance, firms engaging in the digital asset space and the provision of electronic investment advice. Protection of Retail Investors . Retail-Targeted Investments. The U.S.

VR Business Applications: Branding with VR


For instance, healthcare, education, and journalism are experimenting with VR and related technologies. Some educational institutions are using VR is similar ways, helping simulate certain situations using VR, AR, and MR technologies. Virtual reality has a truly astounding trajectory.

11 cyber security predictions for 2020

IT Governance

The retail and hospitality industries will continue to have their POS equipment targeted. Education is also becoming increasingly important when protecting organisations. Almost everyone wants to know what the future has in store – particularly when it comes to cyber security.

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The Business of Data Newsletter – Issue 10

Information Matters

23 January 2019 “You might have bought a product from an online retailer—something most of us have done. But what the retailer doesn’t tell you is that it then turned around and sold or transferred information about your purchase to a ‘data broker,’” Cook wrote. “We Which Countries Are Leading the Data Economy? – Harvard Business Review. 24 January 2019 “Which countries are the top data producers?

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.

Cybersecurity impact of Covid-19: Q&A with CISO Myke Lyons


We also have to educate our staff much better because we are all under new emotional stresses and that causes people to react in ways they normally wouldn’t. We are online more than ever… if that was even possible. From work and school to birthday parties and happy hours.

Does your use of CCTV comply with the GDPR?

IT Governance

This will typically cover public authorities such as government departments, schools and other educational institutions, hospitals and the police. Many retailers sell signs like this, leaving the purpose blank so that you can fill it in with the appropriate message. One of the first penalties issued under the GDPR was levied against an Austrian retailer for its use of CCTV.


Finance sector must simplify staff awareness training

IT Governance

Financial services firms must do more to educate employees about cyber security, according to the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority). The findings are the result of a discussion between 175 organisation, aiming to address security concerns in the fund and investment management, insurance, retail banking, and retail investment and lending sectors.

TA505 group updates tactics and expands the list of targets

Security Affairs

TA505 hacking group has been active since 2014 focusing on Retail and banking sectors. “A similar campaign targeting Turkish educational and government institutions used email subjects pertaining to invoice information or personnel payroll, and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA).XLS

Data Citizens of the World, Unite!


Speakers will hail from a variety of sectors, including financial services, utilities, telco, technology, retail, healthcare, and universities, providing deeper insights and perspectives on common data challenges shared across industries.

Digital Intelligence and the Role of Data in Personalization

Perficient Data & Analytics

We see CXOs – from retail and financial backgrounds – get hired on in healthcare spaces and tasked with digital disruption in Healthcare organizations, and beyond. Learn and understand the education system to hire the right skill set.

5 Digital Transformation Interests for IT Service Providers

Perficient Data & Analytics

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.

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. However, the least prepared sector is retail and wholesale, with only 13% of organisations having started.


Data, Ethics, and the Business – Five Key Takeaways


Explain the importance of good data to the business – Often the business needs educating on why issues such as data quality and data ethics are so important.