Enhancing Security Governance

Data Breach Today

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.

Government Shutdown: Experts Fear Deep Cybersecurity Impact

Data Breach Today

government shutdown is impacting agencies integral to the nation's cybersecurity readiness, and experts fear its long-term impact on the country's cyberattack response capabilities, as well as the risk that it will drive away desperately needed new cybersecurity talent from entering public service

City of Albany Latest Local Government Hit With Ransomware

Data Breach Today

Attack Comes After Others That Targeted Counties Albany, New York, is the latest unit of local government hit with ransomware in recent weeks, following similar attacks reported in Georgia and North Carolina that crippled government IT systems and disrupted service for local residents

Government Shutdown Hampers Cybersecurity

Adam Levin

Government has impacted federal cybersecurity according to several reports. Faced with little respect, low and uncertain pay, arbitrary disruption, and an inability to accomplish the mission they love, people leave government, and in the future, never work for it in the first place.”.

Deal to Reopen U.S. Government Approved

Data Breach Today

President Trump Signs Measure to Fund Government for Three Weeks President Donald Trump late Friday signed a short-term funding bill to temporarily end the 35-day federal government partial shutdown.

Governance?

InfoGovNuggets

Who governs access to the White House? In the absence of a written rule, who governs what behavior is permitted in a press briefing within the White House? Access Controls Culture Duty Governance Government Internal controls Third parties Who is in charge The Executive or the Judiciary? “Judge Grants CNN’s Press-Pass Motion,” The Wall Street Journal , November 17, 2018 A3.

Deal to Reopen U.S. Government Announced

Data Breach Today

Why Information Architecture is VITAL to Information Governance

Weissman's World

Our very own Kevin Parker has written another stellar piece on the importance of information architecture to information governance. The post Why Information Architecture is VITAL to Information Governance appeared first on Holly Group.

Are You Ever Finished With Information Governance?

Weissman's World

The post Are You Ever Finished With Information Governance? governance maturity infogov information governance information management

Cybersecurity or Information Governance Failure???

Getting Information Done

This past weekend the world was overwhelmed by the cyberattack that spread around the globe hitting businesses, hospitals, and government agencies in over 150 countries. I point to the lack of effective information governance as a root cause.

Governance in Healthcare: The New Healthcare Imperative

Perficient Data & Analytics

Governance forms the framework for information, content, and knowledge management to operate. This ensures the consistency and relevancy of the information for the business – the ultimate goal of any enterprise governance program.

Government Shutdown: Impact on Health Data Security, Privacy

Data Breach Today

HIPAA Enforcement Agency Open, But Regulatory Activity Slows Down Some regulatory activity related to health data privacy and security is on hold as a result of the partial government shutdown.

Government Spending on Cybersecurity: An Analysis

Data Breach Today

Around the world, many CIOs at various levels of governments expect an increase in cybersecurity spending in 2019, according to new research from Gartner. Alia Mendonsa, co-author of the report, analyzes the results of a global survey

Top 10 Data Governance Predictions for 2019

erwin

This past year witnessed a data governance awakening – or as the Wall Street Journal called it, a “global data governance reckoning.” So what’s on the horizon for data governance in the year ahead? The data needs to be continuously governed for assurance purposes.

LUCKY ELEPHANT campaign targets South Asian governments

Security Affairs

The NETSCOUT Threat Intelligence team uncovered a credential harvesting campaign tracked as LUCKY ELEPHANT targeting mostly South Asian governments. “However, it is clear is that the actors are actively establishing infrastructure and are targeting governments in South Asia.”

Vulnerability in French Government Tchap Chat App

Schneier on Security

A researcher found a vulnerability in the French government WhatsApp replacement app: Tchap. The vulnerability allows anyone to surreptitiously join any conversation. Of course the developers will fix this vulnerability.

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Government Shutdown Leaves Americans More Vulnerable to Identity Theft, Scams

Adam Levin

citizens are more vulnerable to the effects of identity theft and scams as a result of the ongoing government shutdown. Government websites will also become a more attractive avenue for scams and phishing. Data Security Government Consumer Protection Identity Theft featured shutdown

Reimagining Information Governance with Blockchain

Weissman's World

The post Reimagining Information Governance with Blockchain appeared first on Holly Group. Blockchain information governance

Governance in Healthcare: Seen as a Business Capability

Perficient Data & Analytics

Related to the trend of recognizing the difference between information and data, content, and knowledge is that governance of information requires it be viewed as a business capability. However, governance and tight collaboration between IT and the business continues to be critical.

Governance in Healthcare: A Growing Need for Reference Mode

Perficient Data & Analytics

Of all the governance trends, none is more foundational and critical to the success of the governance program – indeed the organization itself – than the need for accurate, consistent, and relevant models that communicate the meaning, use, and residency of the assets of the enterprise.

Open Government Today: “The Harder I Work, The Behinder I Get”

Weissman's World

This 3-Minute Drill troubleshoots a typical municipality’s information challenges as it strives to meet its Open Government commitment. The post Open Government Today: “The Harder I Work, The Behinder I Get” appeared first on Holly Group. governance information governance Open Government

Government Websites Deliver Cryptocurrency Mining Code

Data Breach Today

and Australian governments, have been turning their visitors' computers into mining machines to harvest the virtual currency Monero. Security of Code Pushed by Content Delivery Networks Remains Ongoing Concern More than 4,200 websites, some belonging to the U.S.,

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5 Steps to Information Governance Success

Weissman's World

To hear some people tell it, the future of information governance is a complex, frightening place to ponder. The post 5 Steps to Information Governance Success appeared first on Holly Group. governance infogov information governance information management

Data Governance Best Practices in the GDPR Era

Data Breach Today

Matt Lock of Varonis on the Need to Have a Baseline for Data Access Behavior GDPR requires organizations to "have a governance model in terms of access and control and accountability," says Matt Lock of Varonis, who describes essential steps

Governance in Healthcare: Ownership and Consistency

Perficient Data & Analytics

The rise of big data, self-service, and more powerful and flexible end-user information visualization and preparation tools, consumer/ member/patient experience is impacting governance in a significant manner with regard to structure, decision rights, and accountabilities.

Digital Transformation in Municipal Government: The Hidden Force Powering Smart Cities

erwin

When you think of real-time, data-driven experiences and modern applications to accomplish tasks faster and easier, your local town or city government probably doesn’t come to mind. But municipal government is starting to embrace digital transformation and therefore data governance.

Cybersecurity Governance Lessons from Nuclear Power

IG Guru

Because of this reality, cyber risk in nuclear power plants is governed more rigorously than it is in sectors free of industrial control systems (ICS) and other types of high-risk operational technology […].

Is Your Information Governance Mostly Sound and Fury?

Weissman's World

” Shakespeare penned these words as a metaphor for life (Macbeth, Act V, Scene V), but they relate equally well to information governance in that organizations often spend more time arguing over the particulars than actually doing much about them.

Association Governance: Why Transparency Matters

IG Guru

My purpose in writing this is to call for greater transparency in the governance of Information Governance related associations to which many of us belong. The post Association Governance: Why Transparency Matters appeared first on IG GURU.

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

erwin

This sort of data governance “stock check” is important but can be arduous without the right approach and technology. That’s where data governance comes in …. Data Governance “Stock Check” Case 1: The Data Broker. Data Governance “Stock Check” Case 2: Tracking Rogue Data.

Dutch and British Governments Slam Russia for Cyberattacks

Data Breach Today

The key elements of successful data governance programs

Information Management Resources

The growing adoption of advanced and disruptive technologies, along with greater focus on data value and insights, is putting the spotlight on successful data governance strategies. Data governance Data quality Data management

Governance, Technology, and Capitalism.

John Battelle's Searchblog

Our lives are now driven in large part by data, code, and processing, and by the governance of algorithms. Synonymous with progress, asking not for permission, fearless of breaking things – in particular stupid, worthy-of-being-broken things like government, sclerotic corporations, and fetid social norms – the technology industry reveled for decades as a kind of benighted warrior for societal good. Do they think that means there’s no governance ?

NAGARA Webinar for Local Governments

The Texas Record

Building Local Government Collections. This webinar – hosted by the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) – will detail the process of archival review and appraisal of records created by a government entity and those donated by the public. This webinar will detail the process of archival review and appraisal of records created by a government entity and those donated by the public.

Our Data Governance Is Broken. Let’s Reinvent It.

John Battelle's Searchblog

My current work is split between two projects: One has to do with data governance, the other political media. And second… Governance. Government – well for sure, I’d wager that’s increased given who’s been running the country these past two years. But Governance?

5 Reasons Why Information Governance and Cybersecurity Go Hand in Hand

InfoGoTo

Those who know and manage the data working closely with those who strive to protect it – information governance and IT functioning in tandem. Featured IG, Regulations & Compliance cybersecuity information governance interfunctionalityIt’s a logical partnership.

Japanese Government Will Hack Citizens' IoT Devices

Schneier on Security

The Japanese government's decision to log into users' IoT devices has sparked outrage in Japan. However, the government's plan has its technical merits.

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Top 7 Data Governance Blog Posts of 2018

erwin

The driving factors behind data governance adoption vary. Whether implemented as preventative measures (risk management and regulation) or proactive endeavors (value creation and ROI), the benefits of a data governance initiative is becoming more apparent. Defining Data Governance.

Information or governance

InfoGovNuggets

Not sure whether this is more about governance than about information. AT&T wants information on internal government discussions, in order to rebut the government’s attack on the proposed acquisition of/merger with Time Warner. How much is it worth to keep your internal government discussions private? On the governance point, one governing authority (the Executive Branch) moves to block a transaction, alleging it’s anti-competitive.

External governance

InfoGovNuggets

If your company interacts with government regulators (and whose doesn’t?), is the government effectively a part of your governance structure? Or is government a separate component of Governance, whether that is Compliance Governance or Information Governance? Or just “Governance”? And what does it say about communications when the government holds up a senior official for poor oversight?