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.

Ransomware Increasingly Hits State and Local Governments

Data Breach Today

Yet These Victims Are Less Likely to Pay Any Ransom, Recorded Future Finds Over the past two years, the number of ransomware attacks against state and local government agencies has increased.

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

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.

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 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

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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.

Resumes for Information Governance Leaders by Admovio

IG Guru

The post Resumes for Information Governance Leaders by Admovio appeared first on IG GURU. Education Information Governance Sponsored Admovio Careers CIO Magazine CIO Online IG Resumes Information Governance Resumes Resumes

Data Governance Framework: Three Steps to Successful & Sustainable Implementation

erwin

A strong data governance framework is central to the success of any data-driven organization because it ensures this valuable asset is properly maintained, protected and maximized. When implementing or maturing a data governance framework, an accurate assessment of the ‘here and now’ is key.

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

Government controls

InfoGovNuggets

Governance and Information and Compliance. Theme One: Information Theme Three: Compliance Theme Two: Governance“Elon Musk: Judge Approves Deal Spelling Out Oversight of Tesla CEO’s Tweets,” The Wall Street Journal , May 1, 2019. After a long-running feud with the SEC, Tesla now has agreed to control it’s CEO’s tweets. Interesting interplay of old rules (First Amendment, Securities Exchange Act, etc.) and new technologies (Twitter).

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.

The Chief Data Officer: A Key Advocate for Information Governance

InfoGoTo

For the information governance professional, the CDO will serve as a key advocate for their program and will be someone they work with on a daily basis. This is where the information governance professionals can assist.

Open Government revolves around accountability and citizen engagement

OpenText Information Management

This month marks the 6th Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit, taking place in Ottawa, Canada, from May 29-31st, 2019. OpenText™ CEO & CTO Mark Barrenechea … The post Open Government revolves around accountability and citizen engagement appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Reimagining Information Governance with Blockchain

Weissman's World

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

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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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

4 best practices for improving governance strategies

Information Management Resources

A failure to articulate the correct approach to IT governance could result in costly mistakes that prevent the organization from being successful. Data governance Data management Data strategy

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

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.

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.

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.

Does it have to be called data governance?

Information Management Resources

Data governance is the foundation of all other data management disciplines (and of course therefore the most important). Data governance Data management Data qualityBut it still remains a largely misunderstood discipline.

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.

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.”

Dutch and British Governments Slam Russia for Cyberattacks

Data Breach Today

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

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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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

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.

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.

How to write a good data governance policy

Information Management Resources

As with all things data governance, I don't think that there is such a thing as a standard approach, and there certainly is not one for a data governance policy. Data governance Data management Data strategy

ProtonMail denies that it spies on users for government agencies

Security Affairs

The company clarified that it does not agree with the interpretation taken by some branches of the Swiss government. The post ProtonMail denies that it spies on users for government agencies appeared first on Security Affairs.

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 ?

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.

Why Cybersecurity Pros Should Care About Governance

Getting Information Done

Cybersecurity professionals need to understand the information risks their organization faces and how to leverage information governance, along with technology, to get the biggest bang for their buck. Cybersecurity is a strategic priority for most organizations.