How AI is Transforming Data Governance in Today’s World

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How AI is Transforming Data Governance? Consumers are becoming more aware of their rights, making data governance more relevant across organizations. Data governance is a set of standards, metrics, and processes that allow organizations to responsibly use consumer data.

Conti Ransomware Targets Costa Rican Government Entities

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But in the latest large-scale attack on a single country, Conti has reportedly targeted at least five Costa Rican government agencies and leaked nearly 40GB of exfiltrated data


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Government Cybersecurity Summit: A Preview

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Jim Langevin and many others will discuss the government's top priorities in addressing cybersecurity challenges at ISMG's Virtual Cybersecurity Summit: Government, to be held July 13 and 14 CISA's Brandon Wales, Rep.

Spain Says Top Government Officials Hit by Pegasus Spyware

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Cybersecurity Agency Finds Spyware on Devices of Prime Minister, Defense Minister Smartphones used by Spain's prime minister and defense minister were infected with Pegasus spyware built by Israel's NSO Group, government officials allege.

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.

Conti Claims It Has 'Insiders' in Costa Rican Government

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Ransomware Group Continues to Demand Ransom Payment From Besieged Government Ransomware group Conti, which has been holding to ransom crypto-locked Costa Rican government systems since April, has claimed on its leak site Conti News that it has "insiders" in the country's government, and that they are working toward the compromise of "other systems

Conti Says It Has 'Insiders' in Costa Rican Government

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Threat Group Seeking to Gain Access to Other Government Systems Ransomware actor Conti, which has been targeting Costa Rican government entities since April 2022, has claimed on its leak site Conti News that it has "insiders" in the country's government, and they are working toward the compromise of "other systems."

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.

Conti Ransomware Attacks Surging, US Government Warns

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Advisory Urges Multifactor Authentication, Network Segmentation, Patching and More The pace of Conti ransomware attacks has been increasing, with more than 400 organizations globally having fallen victim, warns a joint cybersecurity advisory from the U.S.

Pro-Russian hacktivists target Italy government websites

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” The list of the targeted websites was shared on the Telegram channel of the Pro-Russian hacker collective known as The Legion which focuses on attacks against Western organizations and governments, including NATO countries and the Ukraine.

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.

Welcoming the Bulgarian Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Data breaches impact us all as individuals, companies and as governments. Over the last 4 years, I've been providing additional access to data breach information in Have I Been Pwned for government agencies responsible for protecting their citizens. Have I Been Pwned Government

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

Government Software Supplier Hit By Ransomware

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Data Risk Governance: The BISO's Perspective

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Patrick Benoit of CBRE on Necessary Ingredients for a Mature Program It's not just traditional data governance – it's about business risk. Patrick Benoit of CBRE gives the BISO's perspective on data risk governance

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.

ISMG Editors’ Panel: Government Cybersecurity Challenges

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Also: Dealing With COVID-19 Business Recovery; Zynga Case Goes to Arbitration In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including improving federal agencies' cybersecurity and businesses recovering from the pandemic's impac

Israeli Government Visits NSO Group Amid Spyware Claims

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Meeting Comes After World Leaders Appear on Alleged 'Pegasus' Targeting List The Israeli government paid a visit on Wednesday to NSO Group, the company whose spyware is alleged to have been covertly installed on the mobile devices of journalists and activists.

ARMA releases Information Governance Implementation Model v2.0

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The ARMA Information Governance Implementation Model is a useful tool to connect the various stakeholders of information governance. The post ARMA releases Information Governance Implementation Model v2.0

US: Chinese Government Waged Microsoft Exchange Attacks

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China's Ministry of State Security Also Accused of Carrying Out Ransomware Attacks The Biden administration formally accused China's Ministry of State Security of conducting a series of attacks against vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers earlier this year that affected thousands of organizations.

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.

Happy Global Information Governance Day 2022!

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The post Happy Global Information Governance Day 2022! IG News Information Governance Information Governance Day 2022Read about GIGD here. appeared first on IG GURU.

Why Azure Government for the DIB?


Microsoft’s Azure Government has become a trusted cloud for US government agencies, contractors and the Defense Industrial Based (DIB), providing unified security to protect the nation's data, and solutions for secure remote collaboration. Azure Government and CMMC.

Welcoming the North Macedonian Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

In my ongoing bid to make more useful information on data breaches available to impacted national governments , today I'm very happy to welcome the 32nd national CERT to Have I Been Pwned, the Republic of North Macedonia! Government

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

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.

Threat actors defaced Ukrainian government websites

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Threat actors defaced multiple Ukrainian government websites after talks between Ukrainian, US, and Russian officials hit a dead this week. Threat actors have defaced multiple websites of the Ukrainian government on the night between January 13 and January 14.

Automating Data Governance


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.

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


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?

Israeli Government Visits NSO Group Amidst Spyware Claims

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Meeting Comes After World Leaders Appear on Alleged 'Pegasus' Targeting List The Israeli government paid a visit on Wednesday to NSO Group, the company whose spyware has been alleged to have been covertly installed on the mobile devices of journalists and activists.

How to Effectively Equip Your IG Program for the Perilous Journey Into the Future

Speaker: Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP

Join Andrew Ysasi, Vice President of IG Advocacy for Vital Records Control, President of IG GURU®, MS, FIP, FIIM, CIPM, CIGO, CISM, PMP, CRM, IGP, CIP, CSAP, as he explains why organizations need to have an organized and intentional approach to address privacy matters.

Welcoming the Serbian Government to Have I Been Pwned

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Supporting national governments has been a major cornerstone of Have I Been Pwned for the last 4 years. Today, I'm very happy to welcome the 31st government on board, Serbia! Government

Hackers Exploit Exchange Flaws to Target Local Governments

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FireEye, Other Security Firms Detect Activity Hackers have targeted units of local government by attempting to exploit unpatched vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange email servers, according to a new report by the security firm FireEye.

US Government Sites Give Bad Security Advice

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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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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

New Bill Would Secure Government Contractors' Use of AI

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Co-Sponsor of Bipartisan Proposal Calls Bill 'Common-Sense Legislation' Two Senate leaders on Thursday introduced legislation that would form a working group charged with monitoring the security of AI data obtained by federal contractors.

Integrating Data Governance and Enterprise Architecture


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.

Partner Webinar: A Framework for Building Data Mesh Architecture

Speaker: Jeremiah Morrow, Nicolò Bidotti, and Achille Barbieri

In this webinar, learn how Enel Group worked with Agile Lab to implement Dremio as a data mesh solution for providing broad access to a unified view of their data, and how they use that architecture to enable a multitude of use cases.