Why Didn't Government Detect SolarWinds Attack?

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Senators Want to Know Why DHS' Einstein System Did Not Discover the Incident Two senators are pressing the Department of Homeland Security to explain why its Einstein system failed to detect the SolarWinds supply chain breach that affected agencies as well as corporations

Ransomware: Should Governments Hack Cybercrime Cartels?

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Banning Ransom Payments and Unleashing Offensive Hacking Teams Being Mooted With ransomware continuing to fuel a massive surge in illicit profits, some experts have been calling on governments to launch offensive hacking teams to target cybercrime cartels.

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FBI and CISA: APT Groups Targeting Government Agencies

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Three FortiOS Vulnerabilities Being Exploited for the Campaign CISA and the FBI warn in a new alert that unidentified nation-state actors are scanning for three vulnerabilities in Fortinet's operating system, FortiOS, to potentially target government and private sector companies for cyberespionage

Welcoming the Ukrainian Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Another month, another national government to bring onto Have I Been Pwned. This time it's the Ukrainian National Cybersecurity Coordination Center who now has access to monitor all their government domains via API domain search, free of charge. Have I Been Pwned Government

Future-Proofing Your Information Governance Strategy

Speaker: Crystal Cao, Lindsey Simon & Lisa Ripley

Join Onna and experts from Quip, Airbnb, and Oracle for this live webinar as they dive into proactive data deletion policies, retention strategies, and legal hold practices that are essential to a modern enterprise information governance strategy.

The Evolution of Cloud Governance

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The bad news: Visibility and governance take a huge hit. Matt Kraning, CTO and co-founder of Expanse, discusses this challenge and how to improve cloud governance

What Is Data Governance? (And Why Your Organization Needs It)

erwin

Organizations with a solid understanding of data governance (DG) are better equipped to keep pace with the speed of modern business. In this post, the erwin Experts address: What Is Data Governance? Why Is Data Governance Important? What Is Good Data Governance?

Automating Data Governance

erwin

Automating data governance is key to addressing the exponentially growing volume and variety of data. Earlier this year, erwin conducted a research project in partnership with Dataversity, the 2020 State of Data Governance and Automation. We also looked at data preparation, governance and intelligence to see where organizations might be getting stuck and spending lots of time. At erwin, our goal is to automate the entire data governance journey, whether top down or bottom up.

Government Watchdog Calls for 5G Cybersecurity Standards

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Government Accountability Office is urging policymakers to adopt coordinated cybersecurity monitoring of 5G networks, to ensure a safe rollout of the new technology GAO: Challenges Could Affect the Performance of US 5G Wireless Networks The U.S.

Data Governance Maturity and Tracking Progress

erwin

Data governance is best defined as the strategic, ongoing and collaborative processes involved in managing data’s access, availability, usability, quality and security in line with established internal policies and relevant data regulations. Data Governance Is Business Transformation.

How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

When used effectively, a CRM can be the life blood of your sales team – keeping everyone organized, efficient, and at peak productivity. However, as a company, sales stack, and database grow, it becomes difficult to uphold structure and governance to keep a CRM up-to-date. The result? Less organization, more confusion, and fewer deals closed. Leveraging leading industry research from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can gain back valuable time.

Happy Information Governance Day

IG Guru

Photo by Erwan Hesry on Unsplash Information Governance Day is recognized on the third Thursday of February. The post Happy Information Governance Day appeared first on IG GURU. IG News Information Governance Information Governance Day

How Data Governance Protects Sensitive Data

erwin

Data Security Starts with Data Governance. Lack of a solid data governance foundation increases the risk of data-security incidents. Without data governance, organizations lack the ability to connect the dots across data governance, security and privacy – and to act accordingly.

Government Software Supplier Hit By Ransomware

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US Government Sites Give Bad Security Advice

Krebs on Security

government Web sites now carry a message prominently at the top of their home pages meant to help visitors better distinguish between official U.S. government properties and phishing pages. government. Many U.S.

Use It, Save It, Or Lose It: Spring Cleaning for Information Governance

Speaker: Speakers Michelle Kirk of Georgia Pacific, Darla White of Sanofi, & Scott McVeigh of Onna

As an organization’s most valuable asset, data should be cared for and integrated, managed, archived, and deleted as appropriate. Join Onna, Georgia Pacific, and Sanofi for this on-demand webinar as they discuss proactive, practical steps for kicking off your organization's own digital cleanup.

Data Governance 2.0: The CIO’s Guide to Collaborative Data Governance

erwin

In the data-driven era, CIO’s need a solid understanding of data governance 2.0 … Data governance (DG) is no longer about just compliance or relegated to the confines of IT. Today, data governance needs to be a ubiquitous part of your organization’s culture.

CISA Warns of Emotet Attacks Against Government Agencies

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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is warning about a recent spike in Emotet botnet attacks - designed to spread other malware - that are targeting state and local government agencies Botnet Called 'One of the Most Prevalent Ongoing Threats' The U.S.

Welcoming the Portuguese Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

I'm pleased to welcome the first new government onto Have I Been Pwned for 2021, Portugal. The Portuguese CSIRT, CERT.PT , now has full and free access to query their government domains across the entire scope of data in HIBP. Have I Been Pwned Government

Canadian Government Breaches Exposed Citizens' Data: Report

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Series of Breaches Occurred Over a Two-Year Period Data breaches at Canadian government agencies exposed the personal information of approximately 144,000 citizens over a two-year period, according to a news report

Rethinking Information Governance In The Age of Unstructured Enterprise Data

Today’s organizations are faced with the overwhelming challenge of managing, finding, and leveraging their information. This eBook discusses a newly discovered information discipline and is filled to the brim with helpful information.

Integrating Data Governance and Enterprise Architecture

erwin

Why should you integrate data governance (DG) and enterprise architecture (EA)? Data governance provides time-sensitive, current-state architecture information with a high level of quality. Automating Data Governance and Enterprise Architecture.

Russian Hackers Revamp Malware, Target Governments: Report

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Turla Group Targeted Agencies in Eastern Europe, ESET Researchers Say Turla, a sophisticated hacking group with suspected ties to the Russian government, recently used a revamped version of its malware to target government entities in Eastern Europe, according to new research from the security firm ESET.

Do Ransomware Operators Have a Russian Government Nexus?

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Some rivals have suggested both groups have ties to the Russian government. Supposed Rivals Said Maze Gang Had Moscow Backing - But Was That Just Sour Grapes?

The What & Why of Data Governance

erwin

Modern data governance is a strategic, ongoing and collaborative practice that enables organizations to discover and track their data, understand what it means within a business context, and maximize its security, quality and value. The What: Data Governance Defined.

Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

Louisiana Government Recovering From Ransomware Attack

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Governor Describes 'Aggressive' Incident Response Efforts After a ransomware attack on Monday forced Louisiana's government to take several servers and websites offline to prevent the malware from spreading, state officials spent Tuesday restoring online services

Information Governance: Navigating the Global Digital Economy

Information Governance Perspectives

information governance #privacy. The post Information Governance: Navigating the Global Digital Economy appeared first on Rafael Moscatel. Information Governance Professional Development April Dmytrenko CAPP Compliance and Privacy Partners

Google: Government-Backed Hackers Targeted 12,000 Users

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Technology Giant Issues Warnings to Targeted Individuals Across 149 Countries Google has directly warned more than 12,000 users across 149 countries that they have been targeted by government-backed hackers.

US Government Ban on Kaspersky Formalized

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Final Rule Includes Ban on Government Contractors Using Russian Firm's Products A final rule published in the Federal Register Tuesday officially bans U.S. government agencies and their contractors from buying or supporting Kaspersky security products

The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

CISA Pushes Government Agencies to Patch 'Zerologon' Flaw

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government agencies are supposed to have now patched the "Zerologon" vulnerability by now, about six weeks after Microsoft issued a patch. Federal Agencies Need to Report Compliance by Wednesday U.S.

Enhancing Security Governance

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Longtime CISO Vito Sardanopoli on Building an Effective Security Program A formal security program that spells out precise governance components is critical to protecting sensitive data, says Vito Sardanopoli, who served on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force

Are Data Governance Bottlenecks Holding You Back?

erwin

Better decision-making has now topped compliance as the primary driver of data governance. Data Governance Bottlenecks. Clearly, there’s a massive need for a data governance framework to keep these obstacles from stymying enterprise innovation.

New Social Security Scam Spoofs Government Badges

Dark Reading

Criminals text or email photos of fake government identification badges to trick people into sending money

Top Considerations for Building an Open Cloud Data Lake

In this paper, we explore the top considerations for building a cloud data lake including architectural principles, when to use cloud data lake engines and how to empower non-technical users.

The Governance Gauntlet

AIIM

You’ve been told that your information management project needs governance. Maybe you’ve even formed a governance committee. However, what is governance, anyway? Still, you must have governance, or you’ll end up with chaos. The Roots of Governance.

The Value of Data Governance and How to Quantify It

erwin

erwin recently hosted the second in its six-part webinar series on the practice of data governance and how to proactively deal with its complexities. The business drivers and motivation should be the starting point for any data governance initiative. Govern PII “at rest”.

Data Governance: How to Tackle Three Key Issues

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The Importance of Accountability, Data Inventory and Automation As organizations plot their 2020 cybersecurity strategies, especially in light of privacy regulations, key data governance challenges are emerging.

Hackers Target Chinese Government Agencies Via VPNs: Report

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Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in VPN Servers Exploited, Quihoo 360 Reports Hackers are targeting Chinese government agencies and their employees by taking advantage of zero-day vulnerabilities in VPN servers to plant backdoors and other malware, researchers at the Chinese security firm Qihoo 360 report