Are You Ever Finished With Information Governance?

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Dutch and British Governments Slam Russia for Cyberattacks

Data Breach Today

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, 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 ?

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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Reimagining Information Governance with Blockchain

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

Responsibility of Data Architecture in Data Governance

Perficient Data & Analytics

data governance components) of data governance, which can help drive better business decisions, enhance regulatory compliance, and improve risk management.

5 Steps to Information Governance Success

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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

Establishing Authoritative Sources in Data Governance

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data governance components) of data governance, which can help drive better business decisions, enhance regulatory compliance, and improve risk management.

Data Governance Is Dead — Meetings And Spreadsheets Killed It

IG Guru

Stan Christiaens Mar 26, 2018, 08:00am CommunityVoice Forbes Technology Council We all know that data governance has perception issues (to put it mildly). True data governance is the control and enablement of any and all data management activities.

Is Your Information Governance Mostly Sound and Fury?

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” 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.

11 top data governance platforms

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Data governance MDM Data quality

Security Risks of Government Hacking

Schneier on Security

Some of us -- myself included -- have proposed lawful government hacking as an alternative to backdoors. A new report from the Center of Internet and Society looks at the security risks of allowing government hacking.

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IT modernization in Government

OpenText Information Management

IT modernization has always been high on the agenda of government CIOs. US Government agencies now have a $500 million fund they can use for their modernization projects following the Modernizing Government Technology Act becoming law.

GDPR and The Data Governance Imperative


GDPR and the Data Governance Imperative. The Information Governance Imperative. So where do you begin your governance journey? A holistic information governance strategy demands cross functional participation from the business leadership.

Information or governance


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.

Top 2018 tech trends for Government

OpenText Information Management

Digital transformation continues to progress in the government sector and this is unlikely to change in 2018. Instead, they cover areas where government agencies are likely to begin to realize … The post Top 2018 tech trends for Government appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Government Perspective on Supply Chain Security

Schneier on Security

This is an interesting interview with a former NSA employee about supply chain security. I consider this to be an insurmountable problem right now. cybersecurity infrastructure internetofthings nationalsecuritypolicy nsa

Is this Governance?


Does Washington, much less the GOP, have the power to govern Google? From whence does that power to govern come, and what does that power control? Compliance Controls Governance Oversight Who is in charge “Google CEO Faces GOP Scrutiny,” The Wall Street Journal , September 25, 2018 A6. GOP lawmakers look to discuss Google’s work in (and with) China, market power, and political bias affecting search results.

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.

Information Governance – Still Need It, Always Will


A while ago I was pointed to an article proclaiming that Information Governance is no longer necessary (ROFLMAO). However, once you get past the intermangling of “governance” and “management”, there are a couple threads that have validity. information) Governance is needed.

Breach Alert Service: UK, Australian Governments Plug In

Data Breach Today

Both Governments' Domains Now Centrally Monitored via 'Have I Been Pwned' The U.K.'s

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

Information Governance Must Change


Information governance (IG) is all the rules, regulations, legislation, standards, and policies with which organizations need to comply when they create, share, and use information. Governance is mandated internally and externally.

Defining Organizational Roles in a Data Governance Road Map

Perficient Data & Analytics

The data governance road map should define a data governance operating model and organization structure. data governance components) of data governance, which can help drive better business decisions, enhance regulatory compliance, and improve risk management.

Information Governance – Essential Ingredient for Business Value

Perficient Data & Analytics

To achieve this level of consistency and efficiency, as well as reliability, requires a robust Information Governance Program responsible for overseeing the environment. As I’ve referenced in previous blog entries, Information Governance can be defined as a strategic practice that defines Rules (inclusive of policies, guidelines, laws, etc.) form of government consisting of three branches – Executive, Legislative and Judicial.

#5Thoughts – Cloud Information Governance


Whether we like it or not, we’re storing more and more content in the cloud, and that content needs to be governed. To be effective, managing and governing content in the cloud needs a modern, simplified approach. Remember, some governance is better than no governance.

Is mobile first government the way forward in 2018?

OpenText Information Management

In my previous blog I identified mobility as one of the key tech trends for government in 2018. The concept of a mobile first government IT strategy has been around for some years now but government agencies have been slow to adopt.

Kaspersky Lawsuits Seeking to End Government Ban Dismissed

Data Breach Today

government's ban on use of the firm's anti-virus software on federal systems. Judge Rejects Russian Firm's Argument That It Was Unfairly Treated Russian software firm Kaspersky Lab has been dealt a setback in its effort to overcome the U.S.

Why #Governance

Information is Currency

A governance program can benefit an organization because it does the following: Facilitates strategic planning and efficient decision-making. The above is an excerpt from Governance Is No Longer Optional Builds a common understanding of the content and users’ technology. Provides a forum for users to advocate for their needs. Establishes clear user feedback and support channels. Grows understanding of required roles and responsibilities. Monitors data quality and ongoing value.

Governance is Always Never Having to Say You’re Sorry

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There’s a disturbing trend in the information governance profession that needs to stop now, namely the tendency to apologize for the work we’re doing. The post Governance is <del>Always</del> Never Having to Say You’re Sorry appeared first on Holly Group. governance Information Management change management information governance information management

Kaspersky Lab Sues US Government Over Ban

Data Breach Today

Federal Software Ban Violates Due Process, Anti-Virus Firm Alleges Kaspersky Lab has sued the U.S.

Q&A: The troubling implications of normalizing encryption backdoors — for government use

The Last Watchdog

The disturbing thing is that in North America and Europe more and more arguments are being raised in support of creating and maintaining encryption backdoors for government use. Here are excerpts edited for clarity and space: LW: What’s wrong with granting governments the ability to break encryption? The government wants to be able to surveil network traffic and They want backdoors so they can see everything.

Cybersecurity Pioneers: Discovering Government's Threat Hunters

Data Breach Today

MY TAKE: Poorly protected local government networks cast shadow on midterm elections

The Last Watchdog

It’s easy to think of it as a problem the federal government must address or something that enterprises deal with, but cybersecurity has to be addressed closer to home, as well. His company supplies a co-managed SIEM service to mid-sized and large enterprises, including local government agencies. Security of local and state government agencies takes on a higher level of urgency as we get closer to the midterm elections.

Information Governance Conference 2018 Keynote Announced


The Information Governance Conference , or InfoGovCon, is a fantastic event for information professionals run by my friends at the Information Coalition. I spoke the last 2 years, and I won the 2016 Information Governance Expert of the Year award.

CIOs must take charge in implementing artificial intelligence governance

Information Management Resources

The role of many chief information officers is changing, as organizational strategies advance from data governance initiatives to artificial intelligence governance. Data governance Artificial intelligence CIO

4 key elements to successful data governance

Information Management Resources

Data governance Big data Data quality Data ownership Data managementThe sad reality is that most data holds no value, yet it consumes valuable time and resources. Organizations need better ways to assess the information they have, starting with these criteria.

State Government Online Payment Service Exposes 14M Customers


Breach Government Privacy Web Security data breach exposure govpaynow Security practices sequential receiptsOutdated security practices made it simple to access other people's receipts for everything from traffic tickets to paying bail.

The next step in information governance - Crowdsourcing

Information Management Resources

Data governance Data management Data typesThis methodology can create a more dynamic and collaborative process throughout the organization – connecting executives, managers and data stewards alike.

UK government cracks down on cyber security

IT Governance

To improve cyber risk governance among public-sector departments and their suppliers, the UK government has issued a series of minimum cyber security standards that will be incorporated into the Government Functional Standard for Security.

Use the GDPR to jump-start data governance initiatives

Information Management Resources

Data governance Data security Data privacy GDPRIn preparing for the new EU mandate, organizations can simultaneously meet the growing security issues brought about by the proliferation of data and new technology.

Traditional records management isn’t working for government – or anybody else

OpenText Information Management

Government agencies at all levels are realizing traditional records management practices are insufficient and ineffective in a digital world.