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?

The British government aims at improving its offensive cyber capability

Security Affairs

Britain’s most senior cyber general declared that the UK has implemented an advanced offensive cyberwar capability that could destroy its enemies. Sanders explained that its cyber army was supported by the GCHQ intelligence agency to deliver offensive cyber capabilities.

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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".

Government Software Supplier Hit By Ransomware

Data Breach Today

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

New Policy Template for Local Governments

The Texas Record

HEREBY, the Records Management Assistance unit has produced an updated policy template for local governments to use! So we decided to stick with the basics and provide just one efficient policy template and then provide guidance for any local governments seeking to expand upon their policy.

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.

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.

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

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.

Creating a data governance framework

Collibra

Creating a data governance framework is crucial to becoming a data-driven enterprise because data governance brings meaning to an organization’s data. It adds trust and understanding to data, accelerating digital transformation across the enterprise. Collibra Data Governance.

What is adaptive data governance?

Collibra

Data governance is a linchpin for data programs; it is the practice of managing and organizing data and processes to enable collaboration and compliant access to data. But what is this term, “adaptive data governance,” that has gained more traction in recent years?

Iranian Government Hacking Android

Schneier on Security

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

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. As the CIO, your stakeholders include both IT and business users in collaborative relationships, which means data governance is not only your business, it’s everyone’s business.

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.

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. At the same time, they’re also realizing that nominal procedures cannot assure productivity and stability when the entirety of the supply chain, customer interaction and even employee communications have been turned upside … The post How information governance helps reduce IT budgets appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

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.

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.”.

Cybersecurity for Information Governance Professionals via Eleven Fifty Academy

IG Guru

Most companies ignore the importance of information governance in ensuring good cybersecurity. Advancing technology, such as cloud computing, increasing compliance mandates, and increasing amounts of data to be secured have made it essential to improve your cybersecurity strategies.

Cloud Migration and the Importance of Data Governance

erwin

For many of those yet to adopt and adapt, it is a case of “when” not “if” the enterprise will undergo a form of digital transformation requiring data migration to the cloud. Automated tools can help you lower risks and costs and reduce the time it takes to realize value.

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Book Review: Non-Invasive Data Governance: The Path of Least Resistance and Greatest Success

IG Guru

Franks It’s (finally) 2021—do you know where your data is? While it’s natural to look for the latest publication on a […]. The post Book Review: Non-Invasive Data Governance: The Path of Least Resistance and Greatest Success appeared first on IG GURU.

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.

Is cloud the silver lining for government?

OpenText Information Management

In a recent podcast, Matthew Cornelius, Executive Director of the Alliance for Digital Innovation (ADI), told me that Covid-19 had driven IT modernization in government as far in a few months as achieved in the previous 15 years. For him, the agencies able to better respond to the pandemic were those that had committed to … The post Is cloud the silver lining for government? Industries Government & Public Sector cloud Government Public Sector

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. of "using every tool at its disposal" to disrupt its business, including cyberattacks and employee intimidation

The EU’s draft Data Governance Act: an own goal?

Data Protector

The EU’s draft Data Governance Act is designed to facilitate the greater sharing of non-Personal data within the EU. Why is it in the best interests of the EU to adopt this protectionist model?

Norwegian Government Blames Russia for Hacking Campaign

Adam Levin

The Norwegian government has blamed Russia for a hacking campaign that targeted the email accounts of parliament members. While the full extent of the damage resulting from the August cyberattack has yet to be confirmed, it reportedly exfiltrated several email accounts.

Data governance program: Starting successfully

Collibra

But what about right-sizing your data governance program? Can you implement a lean data governance program in such a complex regulatory environment? Is it possible to reduce the complexity of your governance program without incurring undue risk? Of course it is!

Thousands of Canadian government accounts hacked, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat say

Security Affairs

The Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat confirmed that thousands of user accounts for online Canadian government services were recently hacked. Threat actors fraudulently acquired login credentials of 9,041 GCKey account holders and used them to try and access government services.

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. The bug bounty program sees the involvement of the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) and the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech).

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. ” Steiger pointed out that ProtonMail the company is subject to Swiss local surveillance laws, but it’s not subject to more extensive surveillance obligations. The company clarified that it does not agree with the interpretation taken by some branches of the Swiss government.

Is the Belarusian government behind the surveillance Android app banned by Google?

Security Affairs

Google has removed an app from the Play Store that was used by the Belarusian government to spy on anti-government protesters. App mimicked a popular anti-government news site and collected location and device owner details. SecurityAffairs – hacking, Belarusian government).

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

How to implement data governance

Collibra

So your team has identified implementing data governance as a priority for the year. But what happens once you purchase a data governance platform? This article is meant to outline the vital steps for implementing data governance. Why a data governance roadmap is vital.

Death of the Information Governance Salesman

AIIM

I work with records and information, and my job is all about managing, protecting, and storing it. It’s as much about the product as it is about the way the product is sold. It seems like all my friends and family are now shopping for bikes and bike parts.

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. Wired was kind of a first album, as it were, and it focused on the story broadly told. It’s Broke. Let’s Fix It. And it is that impact that has led me to the work I am doing now, here in New York. Only it’s just … more urgent.

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?.