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£135,000 funding for Anti-racist library collections in Wales

CILIP

£135,000 funding for Anti-racist library collections in Wales. CILIP Cymru Wales on behalf of CILIP has just secured £135,000 funding from the Welsh Government. This has been awarded to support the delivery of the Welsh Government’s Anti-Racist Wales Action Plan.

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Public Libraries as part of the HM Government ?roadmap? for COVID-19 Recovery

CILIP

Public Libraries as part of the HM Government ?roadmap? CILIP welcomes the recognition of libraries as essential services and library staff as ?key in the Government?s Although many library services have been ?open? COVID-secure? digital library offer?

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Libraries, inflation and the cost-of-living crisis

CILIP

Libraries, inflation and the cost-of-living crisis. As economists predict a period of high inflation and a cost-of-living crisis, Paul Howarth, Head of Content & Resource Development at Suffolk Libraries, discusses some the problems and solutions for public library services.

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Independent Review of Public Library Financing Panel announcement

CILIP

Independent Review of Public Library Financing Panel announcement. CILIP is delighted to announce the expert members of the recently established Independent Review of Public Library Financing Panel. In recent years, libraries have found their creative identity ? Public librarie

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Raspberry Robin malware used in attacks against Telecom and Governments

Security Affairs

The Raspberry Robin worm attacks aimed at telecommunications and government office systems across Latin America, Australia, and Europe. “We found samples of the Raspberry Robin malware spreading in telecommunications and government office systems beginning September.”

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Six-Library Vulnerability in NGA

ForAllSecure

The US government has published a software library called six-library designed to parse and manipulate satellite imagery and data for both internal and public use. Reach out to us here , and one of our security experts would be happy to help you navigate the issue.

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Six-Library Vulnerability in NGA

ForAllSecure

The US government has published a software library called six-library designed to parse and manipulate satellite imagery and data for both internal and public use. Reach out to us here , and one of our security experts would be happy to help you navigate the issue.

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Nick Poole on the power of Public Libraries and his hopes for the year ahead

CILIP

Nick Poole on the power of Public Libraries and his hopes for the year ahead. I see Jon (Jon Davis, Co-Chair of the CILIP Public and Mobile Libraries) has put me down as ‘Director of Enthusiasm’, which is quite the introduction.

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The Big Issue and Library Champion Bobby Seagull bring the case for library funding to Parliament

CILIP

The Big Issue and Library Champion Bobby Seagull bring the case for library funding to Parliament. At a Parliamentary event at the House of Lords today, The Big Issue and Library Champion Bobby Seagull will join forces with CILIP, the UK library association, to make the case for long-term sustainable funding for libraries. We welcome the news of the Government?s However, the overall financial situation for Local Government remains precarious.

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Raspberry Robin malware used in attacks against Telecom and Governments

Security Affairs

The Raspberry Robin worm attacks aimed at telecommunications and government office systems across Latin America, Australia, and Europe. “We found samples of the Raspberry Robin malware spreading in telecommunications and government office systems beginning September.”

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What Counts as “Good Faith Security Research?”

Krebs on Security

The new guidelines state that prosecutors should avoid charging security researchers who operate in “good faith” when finding and reporting vulnerabilities. ” What constitutes “good faith security research?” The U.S.

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School libraries vital in supporting reading recovery and levelling up

CILIP

School libraries vital in supporting reading recovery and levelling up. CILIP, CILIP School Libraries Group and the School Library Association announces a second phase of the Great School Libraries campaign. About the School Library Association (SLA).

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Book Recommendation: Tomorrow’s Jobs Today authored by Rafael and Abby Moscatel via IG GURU

IG Guru

Rafael is a well-respected Information Governance Professional (IGP), Certified Records Manager (CRM), and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). Tomorrow’s Jobs Today is written by Rafael Moscatel and his spouse Abby Moscatel.

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Security Outlook 2023: Cyber Warfare Expands Threats

eSecurity Planet

“In 2022, governments fought wars online, businesses were affected by multiple ransomware gangs, and regular users’ data was constantly on hackers’ radars,” said NordVPN CTO Marijus Briedis. Also read: SANS Outlines Critical Infrastructure Security Steps as Russia, U.S.

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FritzFrog P2P Botnet is back and targets Healthcare, Education and Government Sectors

Security Affairs

FritzFrog P2P botnet is back and is targeting servers belonging to entities in the healthcare, education, and government sectors. The bot is written in Golang and implements wormable capabilities, experts reported attacks against entities in the government, education, and finance sectors.

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Information Governance and the Records Lifecycle

The Texas Record

In a nutshell, this is information governance. ARMA defines “information governance” as “the overarching and coordinating strategy for all organizational information. But how is information governance any different than records management?

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Time to end a decade of library austerity

CILIP

Time to end a decade of library austerity. CILIP and Library Champion Bobby Seagull delivered a petition to Downing Street last Thursday calling for an end to a decade of public library austerity and demanding secure revenue funding for public libraries in the Chancellor?s

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CERT France – Pysa ransomware is targeting local governments

Security Affairs

CERT France is warning of a new wave of attacks using Pysa ransomware (Mespinoza) that is targeting local governments. CERT France cyber-security agency is warning about a new wave of ransomware attack that is targeting the networks of local government authorities.

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 402 by Pierluigi Paganini

Security Affairs

Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 402 by Pierluigi Paganini appeared first on Security Affairs. A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

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CILIP welcomes Labour Party Manifesto commitment to libraries

CILIP

CILIP welcomes Labour Party Manifesto commitment to libraries. s Library and Information Association, has welcomed the commitment in the Labour Party?s s 2019 General Election manifesto to secure the long-term future of public libraries. Manifesto for Libraries?,

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Chinese Cycldek APT targets Vietnamese Military and Government in sophisticated attacks

Security Affairs

China-linked APT group Cycldek is behind an advanced cyberespionage campaign targeting entities in the government and military sector in Vietnam. GOBLIN PANDA was focused on Vietnam, most of the targets were in the defense, energy, and government sectors.

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State Library of South Australia chooses Preservica to safeguard region?s vibrant story

Preservica

The State Library of South Australia (SLSA) has chosen Preservica’s cloud-hosted active digital preservation platform to safeguard more than 150 terabytes of unique digitized and born-digital material. The State Library of South Australia is the trusted custodian of all South Australiana.

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 347

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly Security Affairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 347 appeared first on Security Affairs.

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Cyber Authorities Sound The Alarm On Critical Vulnerability In Java Library

Data Protection Report

This is a critical vulnerability of very high significance to government and industry groups. Confirm that your security operations center is monitoring external-facing systems for indicators of compromise.

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An Island Library and Archives explored

CILIP

An Island Library and Archives explored. An Island Library and Archives explored. The present day Manx Museum and National Trust is supported by the Isle of Man Government and its Trustees are appointed by Tynwald. It first opened its doors in November 1922, including an active library from the outset, managed by the first librarian William Cubbon. or free to search from the library reading room. The Library and Archives team. Libraries forum.

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Essential guidance to implementing an effective IT Governance system

IT Governance

While most organisations believe that their information security systems are secure, often the reality is that they are not. Faced with these increasing information security threats, organisations have an urgent need to adopt IT governance best practice strategies. What is IT governance? An ISMS is a systematic approach to making sure that confidential or sensitive information remains secure. Drivers for adopting IT governance strategies.

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Federal Communications Commission has cut off government funding for equipment from Chinese firms

Security Affairs

Federal Communications Commission has cut off government funding for equipment from Huawei and ZTE due to security concerns. Federal Communications Commission has cut off government funding for equipment from the Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE due to security concerns.

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Data, analysis and the library: Joining the dots at the Department for Work and Pensions

CILIP

Here he speaks to Information Professional Editor Rob Green about how librarians and library services are now a central part of that function, and how the library service is supporting the wider needs of the Department. s library services more directly within the DWP?s

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UK Library Association responds to Boris Johnson?s comments on the Andrew Marr Show

CILIP

UK Library Association responds to Boris Johnson?s s Library and Information Association has responded to comments made by Conservative leader Boris Johnson during his interview with Andrew Marr on Sunday 1st December. I love libraries? Manifesto for Libraries?

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The Fenway Library Organization provides affordable digital preservation to its members

Preservica

Preservica’s Cloud Edition for Consortia delivers value of complete Preservica offering for budget-strapped Academic Libraries. Preservica, the market leader in SaaS-based active digital preservation, is pleased to announce that the Fenway Library Organization (FLO) has selected Preservica’s Cloud Edition for consortia to preserve and safeguard digital content for its members. The libraries will preserve archival materials that are part of the institutional memory.

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Library and Archives Canada’s journey of discovery: modernising our digital preservation infrastructure using Preservica

Preservica

On World Digital Preservation Day 2018, Sylvain Bélanger, Director General of Digital Operations and Preservation at Library and Archives Canada (LAC) discusses operating at scale, the challenges of preserving high volume born-digital content, and giving Canadians greater access to Canada’s continuing memory. Library and Archives Canada has one of the most complex collections of documentary heritage in the world.

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Russia’s SolarWinds Attack and Software Security

Schneier on Security

And a massive security failure on the part of the United States is also to blame. Our insecure Internet infrastructure has become a critical national security risk­ — one that we need to take seriously and spend money to reduce. Software is now critical to national security.

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CILIP Statement re: Proposed cuts to National Library of Wales Budget

CILIP

CILIP Statement re: Proposed cuts to National Library of Wales Budget. There can be few national institutions that fulfil this task more directly nor more effectively than the National Library of Wales. We note that even prior to the current budget consultation, the Welsh Government?s We recommend that urgent attention should be given to the Library?s We recommend that Welsh Government should review the National Library?s

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With goodwill and a good plan, libraries can deliver

CILIP

With good will and a good plan, libraries can deliver. With good will and a good plan, libraries can deliver. A new advocacy campaign that will build and mobilise national support for libraries has been launched by CILIP in partnership with the EveryLibrary Institute, a US-based project that has helped secure over $1.6bn in tax funding for libraries. Libraries?Deliver Library and Information Professional spoke to him at this year?s

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CISA publishes malware analysis reports on samples targeting Pulse Secure devices

Security Affairs

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released five malware analysis reports (MARs) related to samples found on compromised Pulse Secure devices. CISA published five malware analysis reports (MARs) related to samples found on compromised Pulse Secure devices.

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2021 cyber security review of the year

IT Governance

The cyber security landscape offered similarly familiar topics: there were huge data breaches at Facebook and LinkedIn, while the threat of ransomware reached catastrophic levels. If you find yourself facing a cyber security disaster, IT Governance is here to help.

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A brief guide to cyber security risk assessments

IT Governance BC

Cyber security risk assessments are essential for organisations to protect themselves from malicious attacks and data breaches. Risk appetites should be reviewed regularly and whenever there are changes to the organisation’s cyber security budget or resources.

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Do libraries have a role at the cutting edge of tech ethics?

CILIP

Do libraries have a role at the cutting edge of tech ethics? Set up by tech entrepreneur Martha Lane Fox in 2015, Doteveryone has lobbied government for more regulation of big tech and lobbied big tech companies to act more responsibly towards their users. Government solution?

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Dartmouth College Library selects Preservica for long-term digital preservation needs

Preservica

Boston, MA and Oxford, UK – Aug 15 2018 – The Dartmouth College Library, an integral part of the private Ivy League research university in Hanover, New Hampshire, has chosen Preservica ’s cloud-hosted active digital preservation software to protect and provide greater online access to the heritage and institutional assets of the college. The Dartmouth College Library is focused on supporting and enhancing new modes of scholarship and research innovation at Dartmouth.

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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. Who will cover the cost of securing an election?