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?

Why Didn't Government Detect SolarWinds Attack?

Data Breach Today

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

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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”.

Experts Explain How to Bypass Recent Improvement of China’s Great Firewall

Security Affairs

Experts from Great Firewall Report analyzed recent upgrades to China’s Great Firewall and revealed that it can be circumvented. It was created in 2012 by a Chinese programmer named “ clowwindy “, and multiple implementations of the protocol have been made available since.

IT 101

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.

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

Hackers Exploit Exchange Flaws to Target Local Governments

Data Breach Today

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. Meanwhile, CISA has updated its alert

Records Management Vs. Information Governance - It's AND not OR

AIIM

This same terminology disorientation has been true in the governance arena as well, with varying uses and interpretations of “Records Management” and “Information Governance.”. An Inside Look at the Information Governance VS. Records Management "Debate".

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 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.

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.

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 Software Supplier Hit By Ransomware

Data Breach Today

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. “It only indicates that the connection is encrypted. government. Many U.S.

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.

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.

Integrating Data Governance and Enterprise Architecture

erwin

Why should you integrate data governance (DG) and enterprise architecture (EA)? It’s time to think about EA beyond IT. Data governance provides time-sensitive, current-state architecture information with a high level of quality.

Information Governance: Navigating the Global Digital Economy

Information Governance Perspectives

It is indeed an exciting time, but we are acutely (headline news) aware of the impacts of compromised data security and privacy, including the financial impact on brand and reputation, litigation, and the overall burden and distraction on the business. information governance #privacy.

Do Ransomware Operators Have a Russian Government Nexus?

Data Breach Today

Maze was one of the most notorious and successful ransomware operations of recent years until its apparent "retirement" and handover to Egregor in November 2020. Some rivals have suggested both groups have ties to the Russian government.

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.

Russian Hackers Revamp Malware, Target Governments: Report

Data Breach Today

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.

Why innovation must be the new reality for government IT from January 2021 

OpenText Information Management

It’s almost ten years since the failed launch of healthcare.gov. The healthcare.gov example led to a realization that IT systems didn’t just support a policy promise or mission, they were an integral part of delivering it too.

How information governance helps reduce IT budgets

OpenText Information Management

A volatile economy and massive disruptions to business models have many IT planners scrambling to allocate budget and keep up with the changes.

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. This gives the potential for great progress to be made if agencies view their IT modernization project as a … The post IT modernization in Government appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Are Data Governance Bottlenecks Holding You Back?

erwin

Better decision-making has now topped compliance as the primary driver of data governance. Without an accurate, high-quality, real-time enterprise data pipeline, it will be difficult to uncover the necessary intelligence to make optimal business decisions. Data Governance Bottlenecks.

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.

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 Readiness, Morale, Investigations and Recruitment at Risk as Standoff Persists The U.S.

Governance?

InfoGovNuggets

Who governs access to the White House? How do they do it? 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.

French Security Firm Says Hackers Accessed Its Source Code

Data Breach Today

Stormshield Is a Major Supplier of Security Products to the French Government French security vendor Stormshield has launched an investigation after an internal review found that hackers accessed the source code of the company's network security product.

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What’s the Current State of Data Governance and Automation?

erwin

I’m excited to share the results of our new study with Dataversity that examines how data governance attitudes and practices continue to evolve. Defining Data Governance: What Is Data Governance? . 1 reason to implement data governance.

Iranian Government Hacking Android

Schneier on Security

It looks like the standard technique of getting the victim to open a document or application

Information Governance – Still Need It, Always Will

PHIGs

A while ago I was pointed to an article proclaiming that Information Governance is no longer necessary (ROFLMAO). I laughed because I think its grasp on reality is about as firm as that of whoever proclaimed that ECM is dead. However, once you get past the intermangling of “governance” and “management”, there are a couple threads that have validity. information) Governance is needed. The reality is that governance needs to be more stringent than ever before.

After SolarWinds, worldwide governments can trust no one

OpenText Information Management

The effects of the SolarWinds attack will be felt for a long time, and will ripple far beyond the government alone. To recap, at the … The post After SolarWinds, worldwide governments can trust no one appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Services Provider to Government Left Database Exposed: Report

Data Breach Today

Researcher Says Exposed Granicus Database Could Have Made Websites Vulnerable One of the largest IT services providers for U.S.

Government Shutdown Hampers Cybersecurity

Adam Levin

Government has impacted federal cybersecurity according to several reports. Cyber Command, the Treasury Department’s IT and computer security incident response–many federal employees are doing so without pay and with minimal or greatly diminished support. “[A] 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.”.

Doing Cloud Migration and Data Governance Right the First Time

erwin

So if you’re going to move from your data from on-premise legacy data stores and warehouse systems to the cloud, you should do it right the first time. And as you make this transition, you need to understand what data you have, know where it is located, and govern it along the way.

Governing Information Overload

Gimmal

We created it. We are victims of it. We are perpetuating it. office 365 Records Management records in the cloud federated records intelligent records management physical records Content GovernanceINFORMATION OVERLOAD!!!

Data Governance for Smart Data Distancing

erwin

During this coronavirus emergency, we are all being deluged by data from politicians, government agencies, news outlets, social media and websites, including valid facts but also opinions and rumors. Data Governance Methods for Data Distancing. Hello from my home office!

Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation

erwin

erwin released its State of Data Governance Report in February 2018, just a few months before the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect. This research showed that the majority of responding organizations weren’t actually prepared for GDPR, nor did they have the understanding, executive support and budget for data governance – although they recognized the importance of it. Download Free GDPR Guide | Step By Step Guide to Data Governance for GDPR?.