Cyber-Criminal espionage Operation insists on Italian Manufacturing

Security Affairs

ZLab researchers spotted a new malicious espionage activity targeting Italian companies operating worldwide in the manufacturing sector. Additional details, including IoCs and Yara rules are available here: Cyber-Criminal espionage Operation insists on Italian Manufacturing.

What’s Business Process Modeling Got to Do with It? – Choosing A BPM Tool

erwin

With business process modeling (BPM) being a key component of data governance , choosing a BPM tool is part of a dilemma many businesses either have or will soon face. Choosing a BPM Tool: An Overview. Organizations that adopt a BPM tool also enjoy greater process efficiency.

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IoT Inspector Tool from Princeton

Schneier on Security

Researchers at Princeton University have released IoT Inspector , a tool that analyzes the security and privacy of IoT devices by examining the data they send across the Internet. They've already used the tool to study a bunch of different IoT devices.

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Anonymization & Pseudonymization as Tools for Cross-Border Discovery Compliance

ARMA International

For example, mass pseudonymization or anonymization of records prior to any reviews or cross-border transfers can be a part of the solution. For example, consider the hypothetical case of Class Action Plaintiffs vs. ABC Pharmaceutical Company. Introduction.

MY TAKE: Can Hollywood’s highly effective ‘source-code’ security tools help make IoT safe?

The Last Watchdog

Irdeto’s suite of products helps set-top box manufacturers protect high-value content; its technology also is used by live sports broadcasters to deter hackers from siphoning off pay-for-view sporting events. Another example Hearn cited was a company that deploys a unique version of an expensive industrial control system to several different factories.

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Australian manufacturing companies boost productivity and competitive advantage with enterprise social software

ChiefTech

While a bit light on details, I'm not going to complain about this positive story in the ITPro section of the Fairfax newspapers about two packaging manufacturing companies using enterprise social software to help their bottom-line. These businesses aren't deploying Chatter and similar tools for fun - this is about finding new ways to improve the bottom line.

#ModernDataMasters: Martin Squires, The Analysis Foundry

Reltio

Things are becoming more flexible and the challenge now is probably that there is lots of technology tools around and they have over-lapping functionality. Don’t get distracted by the tools and shiny new technology toys. Kate Tickner, Reltio.

How Microsoft Word “Protected View” Stops Information Leaks

Perficient Data & Analytics

Microsoft Word, as an example, will open untrusted email attachments in a mode called “ Protected View “ In this blog post, I will demonstrate three different attacks that are stopped by Protected View. Attack Example #1. Attack Example #2. Example Attack #3.

#ModernDataMasters: Steve Whiting, Chief Operations Officer

Reltio

I was trained in Oracle relational databases and GUI tools to deliver group-wide Banking Systems. Our combined experience of working with other large companies and systems integrators included seeing many examples of failed projects that were not delivering value. Kate Tickner, Reltio.

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#ModernDataMasters: Tony Saldanha, President, Transformant

Reltio

For example, whilst I was the CIO of P&G India in 1995-8, we realised that our third-party distributors all had names for things like customer, order, financial payment which were not exactly the same as what P&G called them. Kate Tickner, Reltio.

#ModernDataMasters: Bob More, SVP Global Field Operations

Reltio

I’ve seen it most successful when it’s taken in the context of a larger overall initiative, for example a digital transformation or implementation of a new system or process. Kate Tickner, Reltio.

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#ModernDataMasters: Scott Taylor, “The Data Whisperer”

Reltio

For example you’re not going to get IoT to work across organisations and devices without having a common data structure. People forget than when you build big, ambitious things – ships, buildings or bridges for example – you need the nuts and bolts and you cannot build without them.

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OCR Provides Insight into Enforcement Priorities and Breach Trends

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Regulators, industry experts, and researchers provided insight into health privacy and security enforcement trends, emerging threats, and new tools at a recent conference focused on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) regulatory framework.

Europe’s Largest Private Hospital Operator Fresenius Hit by Ransomware

Krebs on Security

For example, actors may seek to obtain intelligence on national and international healthcare policy, or acquire sensitive data on COVID-19-related research.”

Broadcast or communicate? | ZDNet

Collaboration 2.0

A fascinating example for me is that while most of the world was busy building out telephone communications infrastructure, the Soviets chose to focus on installing loudspeakers everywhere. Take a manufacturing firm operating on a just in time philosophy.

Human-centered design is key to succeeding in Industry 4.0

CGI

Manufacturers are in the midst of a revolution?a In this new world, modern manufacturers must learn to be agile: to understand, interpret and respond quickly to ever-increasing customer expectations. So where can manufacturers start? Here’s a real-word example.

Why Workplace Automation is for Everyone

AIIM

Chatbots are perhaps the most obvious example of automation that directly benefits customer service. Like any AI-enabled tool, the usefulness of chatbots hinges on the available data – pointing to the importance of automating data management as well.

A new piece of Snake Ransomware targets ICS processes

Security Affairs

Like other ransomware, upon execution Snake will remove the computer’s Shadow Volume Copies, it also kills numerous processes related to SCADA systems, virtual machines, industrial control systems, remote management tools, network management software, and more.

What Is An Enterprise Architecture Kanban Board?

erwin

Kanban boards are based on the concept of Kanban, a tool to visualize, organize and complete work. Kanban Board Examples. Following are some examples of Kanban boards: Innovation Management : Provides a journey through innovation management.

Approaching the Reverse Engineering of a RFID/NFC Vending Machine

Security Affairs

Manufacturer block: This is the first data block (block 0) of the first sector (sector 0). It contains the IC manufacturer data. Data blocks: All sectors contain 3 blocks of 16 bytes for storing data (Sector 0 contains only two data blocks and the read-only manufacturer block).

Combining Online & Offline Data in Automotive – Part Two

Perficient Data & Analytics

Now, in part two of this blog series, I will discuss some of the basic tools needed for combining online and offline data, as well as give some high-level examples of the types of offline data you may want to ingest and merge with your online data. What tools do I need? After deciding to make the connection of online and offline data, one obvious question is; “what tools do I need to make the connection?”.

Using the Human Factor in Cyber Attacks

Security Affairs

When we speak of a corporate environment there are a number of tools that we can find, such as Web Application Firewall (WAF), Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS), Antispam, Antivirus, Firewall, Web Filter / Application Control, DLP (Data Loss Prevent) Switches, Routers and etc. Outdated tools.

New financially motivated attacks in Western Europe traced to Russian-speaking threat actors

Security Affairs

At least two companies operating in pharmaceutical and manufacturing sectors have been affected. The tools used in the attacks were traced to Silence and TA505 – Russian-speaking financially-motivated groups.

Flaws in Qualcomm chips allows stealing private from devices

Security Affairs

Examples of privileged OS components are DRM service, media service, and keystore. ” The experts reversed the Qualcomm’s Secure World operating system used a custom-made fuzzing tool to find the vulnerabilities.

Konica Minolta extends alliance with M-Files to bring intelligent information management to the entire European Market

Document Imaging Report

Users can connect to existing network folders and systems to make them more intelligent with built-in workflow capabilities and advanced search and filter tools. These two examples highlight the high performance of the M-Files solution and the benefit it created.

2020.2 Release Empowers Enterprises to be more Responsive and Productive

Reltio

Take an example of a printer manufacturer who sells to a multi-structured organization that has recently acquired a new line of business.

Supply Chain Security 101: An Expert’s View

Krebs on Security

BK: Right, the Trusted Foundry program I guess is a good example. BK: Can you give some examples? Are there other examples of how the cloud providers can make it harder for attackers who might seek to subvert their services through supply chain shenanigans? BK: For example….?

Hackers Breached Virginia Bank Twice in Eight Months, Stole $2.4M

Krebs on Security

The company determined the hacking tools and activity appeared to come from Russian-based Internet addresses. “Take the example of a car crash victim whose master cylinder in the vehicle ran out of fluid and as a result the driver ran a red light and hit another car.

NEW TECH: Cequence Security deploys defense against botnets’ assault on business logic

The Last Watchdog

Pick any company in any vertical – financial services, government, defense, manufacturing, insurance, healthcare, retailing, travel and hospitality – and you’ll find employees, partners, third-party suppliers and customers all demanding remote access to an expanding menu of apps — using their smartphones and laptops. Take the airline industry as an example. That isn’t so simple, as organizations don’t want security tools to modify or change the apps in any way.

MY TAKE: How state-backed cyber ops have placed the world in a constant-state ‘Cyber Pearl Harbor’

The Last Watchdog

China has been taking methodical steps to transform itself from the source of low-end manufactured goods to the premier supplier of high-end products and services. Individual responsibility Iran is another example of a nation-state playing the long game. Most recently, state-backed Vietnamese hackers were discovered by security vendor FireEye targeting automotive companies , in the hunt for intellectual property to buttress Vietnam’s fledgling vehicle manufacturing industry.

Gartner IT Expo: Real Time Data Drives Fanatics Growth

Perficient Data & Analytics

In house and on demand manufactureing. It’s data like this that can drive real time decisions in manufacturing. Example: Tom Brady’s 500th touchdown. Example all time pass leader with New Orleans. Example: Hayes as Australian rookie. Tools Security.

Human-centered design is key to succeeding in Industry 4.0

CGI

Manufacturers are in the midst of a revolution?a In this new world, modern manufacturers must learn to be agile: to understand, interpret and respond quickly to ever-increasing customer expectations. Moreover, modern manufacturers must contend with new competitive forces from large digital organizations and innovative start-ups?both transformations with new technologies, products, services and business models is disruptive for manufacturers. Here’s a real-word example.

European Commission Provides Important Guidance on Qualification and Classification of Software Under New Medical Devices Regulations

Data Matters

The Guidance seeks to provide clarification to medical software manufacturers with respect to (i) when software is considered a device (qualification) and (ii) what risk category the device falls into (classification). The Guidance includes many specific illustrative examples on software managing images, for example, software altering the representation of data or changing an image display so that it serves as decision support.

Customer Experience Trends: How To Stand Out From the Crowd

Reltio

Take Subway, for example. Every organization — from mom and pop shops to pharmaceutical manufacturers — must adopt tools and techniques for providing the hyper-personalized experiences customers require at every touchpoint in their journey. .

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations begin One Version era

Ascent Innovations

Another reason is due to improved upgrade and migration tools and the approaching end of life of various versions of AX. Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations begin One Version era.

Russian Sednit APT used the first UEFI rootkit of ever in attacks in the wild

Security Affairs

This solution comes pre-installed in the firmware of a large number of laptops manufactured by various OEMs, waiting to be activated by their owners.” Also, in cases of LoJax compromise, traces of other Sednit tools were never far away.”

Combining Online and Offline Data in Automotive – Part One

Perficient Data & Analytics

Currently, there aren’t any auto manufacturers that are paving the way and standing head and shoulders above the competition in this arena. We will also talk about some simple, but important, examples of combining online and offline data-sets in automotive.

Exclusive: MalwareMustDie analyzes a new IoT malware dubbed Linux/ AirDropBot

Security Affairs

One of them, for example , is the C2 server. After 2 years of waiting, MalwareMustDie returns with an excellent page of malware analysis of a new IoT malware: Linux/AirDropBot.

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Zero-knowledge attestation

Imperial Violet

As an example of such a statement, we might consider “I know a valid signature of message x from one of the public keys in this set”. I obviously didn't pick that example at random. In the tool that I wrote for generating these circuits, this is represented as a series of equations where the only operations are multiplication, addition, and subtraction. With support for only a single level of signatures, manufacturers would have to publish their intermediates too.

Great Data Scientists Don’t Just Think Outside the Box, They Redefine the Box

Bill Schmarzo - Dell EMC

For example, you want to use Deep Learning to estimate how much solar energy we could generate with solar panels on the Golden Gate Bridge (that probably wouldn’t be a very popular decision in San Francisco). For example:”. Let me give you one example of how data scientists from one of our Services teams at Dell EMC are thinking outside the box, to uncover new ways to help our customers avoid issues in their IT environment and create a more effortless support experience.