Identifying People by Metadata

Schneier on Security

Interesting research: " You are your Metadata: Identification and Obfuscation of Social Media Users using Metadata Information ," by Beatrice Perez, Mirco Musolesi, and Gianluca Stringhini. Yet, surprisingly, metadata are often still categorized as non-sensitive.

Revenge of the Metadata Nerds

AIIM

We’ve been through a time in which many content management best practices -- for example, the ability to assign records categories and corresponding retention periods -- have existed, but required some sort of user action to actually make them happen. Revenge of the metadata nerds!

Four Use Cases Proving the Benefits of Metadata-Driven Automation

erwin

Organization’s cannot hope to make the most out of a data-driven strategy, without at least some degree of metadata-driven automation. Metadata-Driven Automation in the BFSI Industry. Metadata-Driven Automation in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

FAQ: Is Metadata a Part of an Electronic Record or Not?

The Texas Record

Recently, we have received many questions about metadata. Most of the inquiries about metadata revolve around two questions – What is metadata and why is it important. The purpose of this article is to discuss whether metadata is part of an electronic record and if so why.

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

erwin

For example, it’s counter-productive to invest in a solution that reduces informational silos only to introduce a new technological silo through a lack of integration. The lack of a central metadata repository is a far too common thorn in an organization’s side.

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Data-Driven Enterprise Architecture: Why Enterprise Architects Need to Look at Data First

erwin

The typical notion is that enterprise architects and data (and metadata) architects are in opposite corners. With governance, which sets its fundamental components firmly on data, metadata and infrastructure. It’s time to consider data-driven enterprise architecture.

Data Governance Stock Check: Using Data Governance to Take Stock of Your Data Assets

erwin

Following are two examples that illustrate the data governance stock check, including the Any 2 approach in action, based on real consulting engagements. Then the metadata is classified against a semantic model held in a business glossary. For regulatory compliance (e.g.,

Top 5 Data Catalog Benefits: Understanding Your Organization’s Data Lineage

erwin

With the right data catalog tool, organizations can automate enterprise metadata management – including data cataloging, data mapping, data quality and code generation for faster time to value and greater accuracy for data movement and/or deployment projects.

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Measure Twice, Cut Once: How the Right Data Modeling Tool Drives Business Value

erwin

For example, an organization may have 300 applications, with 50 different databases and a different schema for each. The chosen data modeling tool should be able to read the technical formats of each of these platforms and translate them into highly graphical models rich in metadata.

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GUEST ESSAY: Why there’s no such thing as anonymity it this digital age

The Last Watchdog

After the interview, I told him that his examples gave me paranoia. Here are a few unexpected examples of supposedly anonymous data reversal: •In 2016, the Australian government released what they called the “anonymous” (i. Metadata spying. Metadata is worthy of a separate examination. Despite warnings from cybersecurity academics, whistleblowers or former NSA and CIA agents, the general public shows no animosity toward metadata surveillance.

Keeping Up with New Data Protection Regulations

erwin

For example, many retailers have robust, data-driven e-commerce operations that are international. Providing metadata and value-based analysis – Simplify the discovery and classification of sensitive data based on metadata and data value patterns and algorithms.

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The Form of Production in Ediscovery: Does Native Format Matter?

Hanzo Learning Center

For example, in a hostile-workplace claim, you may know that you want all of the employer’s records and communications that relate to the employee. In the hustle and bustle of ediscovery planning, we often focus more on the content of discoverable information than we do on its form.

Five Reasons to Attend Data Citizens ’19

Collibra

For example, there is a special “Product Manager for the Day” session where you will directly influence the future development of our platform. AI Data Privacy Data Quality For Data Stewards For IT Stewards Metadata management

What You Need to Know About Storing Financial Data in the Cloud

InfoGoTo

One notable example, as discussed in a CIO Dive article, was a data breach at Capital One that exposed the cloud-stored data of 106 million customers. The S3 buckets are similar to computer file folders, and are used to store objects, consisting of data and its descriptive metadata.

Overcoming the Challenge of Unstructured Information

AIIM

A spreadsheet is a simple example of this. Each of these simple examples might be created or captured in a variety of formats. It can also be extracted through some sort of structured output from another system – for example, an HR or accounting application. A common example is email. Rich media also often has extended metadata to indicate camera types, geographical data, or resolution. Metadata can also reflect any license or copyright restrictions.

A Strategic Storage Plan Lays the Groundwork for Digital Transformation

InfoGoTo

For example, they can identify fields like date, price, SKU numbers and addresses in scanned receipts and load that information into a database. Metadata standards are essential to improving the discoverability and usefulness of documents over time.

Survey Finds Machine Learning is Taking Information Governance by Storm

InfoGoTo

These include text analysis for better content classification and metadata assignment (cited by 35%), automatic understanding of context and automatic identification and indexing of documents. For example, the percentage of organizations using automation to manage non-important content more than quadrupled to 28% from 6% in 2013. The share of organizations doing automated pre-migration data selection or metadata mapping nearly tripled to 22% from 8%.

Evaluating the Different Ways to Automate and Streamline Information Capture

AIIM

Through Metadata Values. For example, contracts, invoices, personnel records might all fit this definition. Some solutions make it easier to manage these by allowing for the definition of a “content type” or “record class” which might include associating certain metadata fields or values, business rules, and blank templates. For example, a workflow could be set up to manage the drafting and review of a contract. Some examples include file formats, dates, or location.

erwin Automation Framework: Achieving Faster Time-to-Value in Data Preparation, Deployment and Governance

erwin

Boosting data governance maturity starts with a central metadata repository (data dictionary) for version-controlling metadata imported from a broad array of file and database types to inform data mappings. Governing metadata.

In Search of Cases Where Production of Databases Has Been Ordered: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

During the webcast, one attendee asked about case law examples where parties have been ordered to produce (or provide access to) databases in response to discovery requests, so I’ve done some research and have the results here.

Feds Allege Adconion Employees Hijacked IP Addresses for Spamming

Krebs on Security

That is, unless one downloads the file and looks at the metadata attached to it , which shows the original filename and that it was created in 2015 by someone at the U.S.

Managing Legacy Paper Files in the Digital Era

ARMA International

An obvious example is scanning files you no longer need or that are nearing the end of their lifecycle. tagging or extracting metadata to establish retention categories and trigger dates allows you to enforce your retention schedule in the digital system).

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Everteam.iFile | Connect, Extract, Process, Manage and Analyze all your Stored Information

Everteam

So if it’s an insurance company for example, each client will have an initial file with all the necessary documents (car details, owner details, history and pictures). This auto classification service will organize the documents according to their metadata.

Competitive Advantages of Implementing Artificial Intelligence in Banking

InfoGoTo

Machines can also create descriptions of information inside documents, emails and recordings – a type of label called “ metadata ” – that makes the content easily searchable.

Key Skills for Records Managers: How RIM Professionals Can Best Work With CPOs

InfoGoTo

For example, you may be able to assist CPOs in matters regarding the metadata that describes customer data. Metadata about customer data is critical to the CPO’s mission to maintain data privacy. For example, where the CPO understands the current privacy climate and the needs and demands of the customer, the records manager knows how end-of-life deletion of customer data avoids exposure for affected customers.

WordPress version 5.0.1 addressed several vulnerabilities

Security Affairs

For example, a binary file could be uploaded with a.jpg extension,” wrote WordPress developer Ian Dunn. Karim El Ouerghemmi discovered that security issues allows authors to alter metadata and delete files that they normally would not be authorized to delete. Security expert Sam Thomas discovered that contributors could use specially crafted metadata for PHP object injection. This week, the WordPress development team released on Thursday the version 5.0.1

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Intelligent Information Management - Learning from CHOCOLATE?!

AIIM

Everyone participated and was engaged throughout - livened up with a few good stories and examples of lessons learned that they shared. We each had a different beverage and, in the spirit of the course, we had some interesting discussion about the metadata and taxonomy of beer and spirits.

Refine Your Enterprise’s Approach to AI in 2019

Perficient Data & Analytics

An example of this is when we worked with a retailer to create a personalized shopping advisor – a virtual agent that actually incorporated customer DNA and made personalized recommendations. 2019 is the year to stop letting obstacles get in the way of enterprise AI adoption.

Data Governance Framework: Three Steps to Successful & Sustainable Implementation

erwin

For example: Data cataloging – Organization’s implementing a data governance framework will benefit from automated metadata harvesting, data mapping, code generation and data lineage with reference data management, lifecycle management and data quality.

A Considerable Insight into your Data | Capture, Organize, Store and Deliver rich media assets with everteam.iNSight

Everteam

For better visibility and proper decision making, everteam.iNSight allows you to search your data and retrieve media assets which will be found easily through metadata tags.

A Considerable Insight into your Data | Capture, organize, store and deliver rich media assets with everteam.iNSight

Everteam

For better visibility and proper decision making, everteam.iNSight allows you to search your data and retrieve media assets which will be found easily through metadata tags.

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Username (and password) free login with security keys

Imperial Violet

The fact that you can register more than one credential for a given domain means that it's important to set the metadata correctly when creating a resident credential. While it doesn't matter for the web, one might want to use security keys to act as, for example, door access badges; especially over NFC.

Operation Sharpshooter targets critical infrastructure and global defense

Security Affairs

Experts found other similarities, for example the documents that are being used to distribute Rising Sun contain metadata indicating they were created using a Korean-language version of Word.

A Guide to CCPA Compliance and How the California Consumer Privacy Act Compares to GDPR

erwin

Remember the Facebook hearings and now inquiries into Google and Twitter, for example? An effective data governance initiative should enable just that, by giving an organization the tools to: Discover data: Identify and interrogate metadata from various data management silos. Harvest data: Automate the collection of metadata from various data management silos and consolidate it into a single source.

Mapping Data Flows: Help Us Ask the Right Questions

John Battelle's Searchblog

It’s all about the metadata. Lastly, it’s fascinating to see how similar these documents are across the top four companies, and how Apple, for example, has pretty much exactly the same rights to use your data as, say, Facebook.

Getting Started With Data Governance

Perficient Data & Analytics

For example, data accountability might be defined as: ”All transactional and reference data is owned by the financial institution and its accountability must be defined. Data governance doesn’t start in a vacuum; it requires plenty of advance thinking, preparation, and strategy.

SAA Session Overviews- Post #1! Session 702 (“Documenting Current Events and Controversial Topics”)

The Schedule

Some Caveats”: All of the panelists come from well-funded institutions, for example, and the panel itself only discusses two web archiving efforts. Kelly also briefly discussed an experimental workflow that uses Zotero to create descriptive metadata for web archives. She asked, for example, should the Ivy Plus Confederation host these web resources–or would they be more useful/understandable if they were kept at another institution, such as the Southern Poverty Law Center? .

Describing web archives: Learning from Archive-It partners and friends

Archive-It

Jessica Venlet (Assistant University Archivist for Digital Records & Records Management at University of North Carolina Libraries ) shared examples of web archive descriptions from university records finding aids, a frequent use case among Archive-It partners, and noted in particular the rationales for collection-, item-, and series-level descriptions depending upon how these assets fit into larger collecting scopes. by Karl-Rainer Blumenthal.

M-Files Makes Microsoft Office 365 the Single Point of Access to All Enterprise Information

Document Imaging Report

With the new integrated solutions, Microsoft Office 365 users benefit from the metadata-driven architecture of M-Files that allows content to be automatically and dynamically secured and accessed in the right context, regardless of where it’s stored.

GDPR’s happened, but have you realised the benefits yet?

CGI

We’ve seen examples of helpdesk staff blaming GDPR for their inability to respond adequately. For example, your call centre doesn’t ‘do GDPR’; it takes customers through security checks. GDPR’s happened, but have you realised the benefits yet? pallavi.m@cgi.com. Wed, 12/05/2018 - 05:27.