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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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

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. Census Bureau website [link] carries a message that reads, “An official Web site of the United States government. “It only indicates that the connection is encrypted. It is good that they mention to look for ‘.gov’. government. Many U.S.

Huawei Accuses US Government of Hack Attacks

Data Breach Today

White House 'Using Every Tool At Its Disposal' to Disrupt Business, Firm Claims The battle between Huawei Technologies and the White House continues to intensify, with the Chinese manufacturing giant accusing the 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]

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. information) Governance is needed.

Emergency Preparedness for Local Governments

The Texas Record

It is that time of the year again: hurricane season started on June 1 and runs through November 30. Therefore, it may be especially important to conduct a routine check of your records. Disaster Resources Bulletin F Emergency Preparedness Local Governments

No Internet Access? Amid Protests, Here's How to Tell Whether the Government Is Behind it

Dark Reading

Government-mandated Internet shutdowns occur far more regularly than you might expect

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!!!

Coronavirus Response And Shadow IT Test Information Governance via Alt+F0

IG Guru

The post Coronavirus Response And Shadow IT Test Information Governance via Alt+F0 appeared first on IG GURU. Breach Business CCPA Compliance IG News Information Governance Risk News COVID-19 Data GovernanceCheck out the article here.

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. Download Free GDPR Guide | Step By Step Guide to Data Governance for GDPR?. Can the 80/20 Rule Be Reversed?

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.

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.

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

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!

How to Respond as Demand for Governance Automation Accelerates

InfoGoTo

With much of the workforce in flux — with people either working from home, returning to restructured office spaces, heading to the office as-needed, or filling in and catching up — it should come as no surprise that information management has become more challenging in the last few months.

Data Governance Tools: What Are They? Are They Optional?

erwin

Data governance tools used to occupy a niche in an organization’s tech stack, but those days are gone. The rise of data-driven business and the complexities that come with it ushered in a soft mandate for data governance and data governance tools. It’s not just breaches.

Coronavirus: UK Government Promises App for Contact Tracing

Data Breach Today

government says it's prepping a contact-tracing app in an attempt to help contain COVID-19. But Cybersecurity Adviser Dismisses Plans as Misplaced 'Do-Something-Itis' The U.K.

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

John Battelle's Searchblog

When it comes to many of the things I am going to talk about here, I am not an expert. If I am expert at anything at all, it’s asking questions of technology, and of the media and marketing platforms created by technology. It’s Broke. Let’s Fix It. But Governance?

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.

Singapore Government will run its third bug bounty program

Security Affairs

Singapore has announced the third bug bounty program aimed at assessing the security of government systems exposed online. The government of Singapore has announced its third bug bounty program aimed at assessing the level of security implemented for government systems exposed online.

ProtonMail denies that it spies on users for government agencies

Security Affairs

The popular privacy-focused email service ProtonMail made the headlines because it has been accused of supporting real-time surveillance carried out by law enforcement. The company clarified that it does not agree with the interpretation taken by some branches of the Swiss government.

Business Process Can Make or Break Data Governance

erwin

Data governance isn’t a one-off project with a defined endpoint. It’s an on-going initiative that requires active engagement from executives and business leaders. Data governance success hinges on business process modeling and enterprise architecture.

Data Governance as an Emergency Service

erwin

Data governance (DG) as a an “emergency service” may be one critical lesson learned coming out of the COVID-19 crisis. Deploying a Data Governance Strategy. Deploying individual data governance elements does not constitute a strategy, much less a sustainable program.

Ransomware Increasingly Targeting Small Governments

Dark Reading

To get back up and running quickly, and because it's cheaper, city and county governments often pay the ransom, especially if insurance companies are footing the bill. The result: More ransomware

Government Document Storage

Armstrong Archives

For any government, whether federal, state, city, or county, the safe and secure storage of official documents is a top priority. Armstrong Archives is pleased to offer our government records management services to organizations in and around the North Texas area.

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.

Texas Government Agencies Hit by Ransomware

Adam Levin

The local governments and agencies from twenty-three Texas towns were hit by a coordinated ransomware campaign last week. . Although the DIR has released few details about the ransomware campaign, they did confirm that it originated from a single “threat actor.”

Proposed government Coronavirus contact tracing app leaked data

Security Affairs

A contact tracking app for the Coronavirus proposed to the government of the Netherlands is affected by security issues that could expose user data. “There is so much wrong with this app, I don’t understand that it got through the selection.”

Essential guidance to implementing an effective IT Governance system

IT Governance

Faced with these increasing information security threats, organisations have an urgent need to adopt IT governance best practice strategies. What is IT governance? Drivers for adopting IT governance strategies.

Are You Ever Finished With Information Governance?

Weissman's World

But a recent conversation with one of them raised a very interesting question: Is it possible for an organization to ever be finished? The post Are You Ever Finished With Information Governance? governance maturity infogov information governance information management

Can the Government Buy Its Way Around the Fourth Amendment?

WIRED Threat Level

Immigration authorities are purchasing cell phone location data, and it might be totally legal. . Security Security / Privacy

Russia's GRU Hackers Hit US Government and Energy Targets

WIRED Threat Level

A previously unreported Fancy Bear campaign persisted for well over a year—and indicates that the notorious group has broadened its focus. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks

Data Governance Makes Data Security Less Scary

erwin

Who has had access to it? percent of its global annual revenue, because 330 million hotel guests were affected by a breach in 2018. The Regulatory Rationale for Integrating Data Management & Data Governance. What data do we have and where is it? Happy Halloween!

US Government Exposes North Korean Malware

Schneier on Security

US Cyber Command has uploaded North Korean malware samples to the VirusTotal aggregation repository, adding to the malware samples it uploaded in February. It's interesting to see the US government take a more aggressive stance on foreign malware.

Documentation Theory for Information Governance

ARMA International

iv] Further, “the practices of government [and other public and private institutions] become formal or official to the extent that they are documented.” [v] Information is treated as though it is indifferent to its documentation.