Meet the World’s Biggest ‘Bulletproof’ Hoster

Krebs on Security

Those include a large number of cybercrime forums and stolen credit card shops, ransomware download sites, Magecart-related infrastructure , and a metric boatload of phishing Web sites mimicking dozens of retailers, banks and various government Web site portals.

Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Arvind Murali

Perficient Data & Analytics

We recently spoke with Arvind Murali , Data Governance Chief Strategist, to get his perspective on data governance, building data strategies to optimize business outcomes, and his life beyond the world of strategy. Why does data governance matter for today’s enterprises?

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MY TAKE: Identity ‘access’ and ‘governance’ tech converge to meet data protection challenges

The Last Watchdog

based supplier of identity access management (IAM) systems, which recently announced a partnership with Omada, a Copenhagen-based provider of identity governance administration (IGA) solutions. Meeting compliance. These vendors drilled down on “governance and attestation,” coming up with advanced ways to enable companies to monitor and report cyber risk profiles to government and industry auditors. Governance and attestation quickly became a very big deal.

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Credit card gambling ban: government to meet banks and bookies

IT Governance

Ahead of the Commission’s call for evidence on the issue next month, the culture secretary, Jeremy Wright, has called on banks and bookmakers to meet to discuss the issue.

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.

MY TAKE: CASBs help companies meet ‘shared responsibility’ for complex, rising cloud risks

The Last Watchdog

CASBs, a term coined by tech industry consultancy Gartner, first cropped about seven years ago to help organizations enforce security and governance policies as they commenced, in earnest, their march into the cloud. We met at Black Hat 2019 and had a wide ranging discussion about the complex challenges companies face meeting their end of the security burden, while using cloud services. Cloud Access Security Brokers – aka “caz-bees” — have come a long way in a short time.

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Data Governance 2.0: The CIO’s Guide to Collaborative Data Governance


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.

Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation


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?

Archives Records 2019 RMS Annual Meeting

The Schedule

Nearly 100 people came together last Saturday in Austin, Texas, for the annual meeting of the Records Management Section. The Society of American Archivists and the Council of State Archivists shook up the schedule this year, so Saturday was a day full of section meetings.

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] This article aims to consider what a documentary focus can offer to the practices and understandings of information governance.

Archives Records 2018 RMS Annual Meeting

The Schedule

Nearly 200 peers came together last Friday in Washington, DC, for the joint meeting of the Acquisitions & Appraisal and Records Management Sections.

Information Capture Needs to Evolve to Meet New Information Challenges


In addition, a tactical, process-specific approach to capture means that when organizations deal with processes that are organization-wide and that cut across departments and other processes (compliance, eDiscovery, and governance are good examples), they struggle.

Regulatory Update: NAIC Summer 2019 National Meeting

Data Matters

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its Summer 2019 National Meeting (Summer Meeting) in New York City from August 3 to 6, 2019. The Summer Meeting was highlighted by the following activities. The ASWG intends to present a draft of the proposed amendments to the Life Insurance and Annuities (A) Committee for its consideration prior to or at the NAIC’s Fall 2019 National Meeting.

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Government surveying further education providers before Brexit

IT Governance

Among the uncertainty surrounding GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance – particularly with Brexit complicating things – the UK government has been a reliable source for advice.

Conversation with TSLAC Archivist About Meeting Minutes

The Texas Record

Minutes are produced by every local government and state agency in Texas. They are afforded the most enduring retention period of PERMANENT for both Local Governments and State Agencies. With The Open Meetings Act (Texas Government Code – GOV’T § 551.021.)

Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Christine Livingston

Perficient Data & Analytics

I help many clients develop artificial intelligence roadmaps, including the human elements of the strategy, such as governance and human capital requirements. I even flew my oldest, who was just one-year-old at the time, to Australia, just the two of us, to meet my husband!

Educating today’s information professionals to meet tomorrow’s challenges

IG Guru

The post Educating today’s information professionals to meet tomorrow’s challenges appeared first on IG GURU. Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA) Celebrates its 10th Anniversary By Dr. Patricia C.

Regulatory Update: NAIC Spring 2019 National Meeting

Data Matters

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its Spring 2019 National Meeting (Spring Meeting) in Orlando, Florida, from April 6 to 9, 2019. This post summarizes the highlights from this meeting. jurisdictions that meet the requirements for accreditation under the NAIC financial standards and accreditation program, which means that a qualifying U.S.

4 steps for meeting GDPR-ready identity governance

Information Management Resources

Many of the new data protection requirements can be sustainably and cost-effectively adhered to by leveraging existing tools and processes that are already deployed in a typical organization. GDPR Compliance Data security Compliance systems


Open Government Today: “The Harder I Work, The Behinder I Get”

Weissman's World

This 3-Minute Drill troubleshoots a typical municipality’s information challenges as it strives to meet its Open Government commitment. The post Open Government Today: “The Harder I Work, The Behinder I Get” appeared first on Holly Group. governance information governance Open Government

French Government App Shows Difficulties with Secure Communications

Adam Levin

A messaging app released by the French government to secure internal communications has gotten off to a troubled start. Tchap was released in beta earlier this month as a secure messaging app exclusively for government officials. WhatsApp Meet “What Were You Thinking?”.

Regulatory Update: NAIC Fall 2018 National Meeting

Data Matters

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its Fall 2018 National Meeting (Fall Meeting) in San Francisco, California, from November 15 to 18, 2018. This post summarizes the highlights from this meeting. In light of this, the (A) Committee granted an extension of the model law development request to the Spring 2019 National Meeting. The post Regulatory Update: NAIC Fall 2018 National Meeting appeared first on Data Matters Privacy Blog.

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Japan’s government hacks citizens’ IoT devices

IT Governance

Earlier this year, the Japanese government launched a campaign in which it hacked into citizens’ IoT (Internet of Things) devices to see how secure the technology is. There are several things to be concerned about with the Japanese government’s plan.

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#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.

Organisations struggling to meet GDPR requirements, with poor planning and lack of awareness to blame

IT Governance

Last month marked the first anniversary of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) taking effect, but many organisations are still struggling to meet their compliance requirements, according to a Thomson Reuters report.


#ModernDataMasters: Nicola Askham, The Data Governance Coach


Nicola Askham is the leading data governance training provider in the UK with over 16 years of experience and research in the field. She delivers training and consulting to major organisations to help them implement full data governance frameworks. Kate Tickner, Reltio.

SAS 2019: Meet ‘TajMahal,’ A New and Highly Advanced APT Framework


Government Hacks Malware Security Analyst Summit #theSAS2019 advanced persistent threat apt Backdoors C2 communicators cryptography key stealers cyberespionage Kaspersky Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst Summit loaders orchestrators TajMahalA highly sophisticated APT framework has been found targeting a single Central Asian diplomatic entity for years.

The IT Governance Cyber Resilience Framework: how it works

IT Governance

The IT Governance Cyber Resilience Framework describes four levels of cyber resilience maturity: Core : for organisations getting started with cyber security. Baseline : covering the majority of controls that are necessary to meet legal and regulatory requirements.

Cyber resilience in the Scottish public sector: meeting the Cyber Essentials certification deadline

IT Governance

The Scottish government therefore launched Safe, secure and prosperous: a cyber resilience strategy for Scotland in 2015 to help develop a culture of cyber resilience across the country. As part of this initiative, the government launched the Public Sector Action Plan in November 2017.

Privacy and Innovation Combined in Information Governance


Now, both privacy and innovation will benefit from Europe and North America “meeting in the middle”. The post Privacy and Innovation Combined in Information Governance appeared first on EVERTEAM.

Regulatory Update: NAIC Summer 2018 National Meeting

Data Matters

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its Summer 2018 National Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, from August 4 to 7, 2018. This post summarizes the highlights from this meeting. At the Summer Meeting, the Working Group agreed to expose the Trades Letter for a 45-day comment period. The Working Group hopes to consider the adoption of the guidance document at the NAIC’s Fall 2018 National Meeting.

Five Benefits of an Automation Framework for Data Governance


Organizations are responsible for governing more data than ever before, making a strong automation framework a necessity. They need their data mappings to fall under governance and audit controls, with instant access to dynamic impact analysis and lineage. Governing metadata.

The Chief Data Officer: A Key Advocate for Information Governance


The role of Chief Data Officer (CDO) is becoming more prevalent in many organizations as their strategic goals evolve to meet the challenges of the fast-growing, data-centered economy. This is where the information governance professionals can assist.

Taps ‘n’ Apps: Craft Beer Meets the Cloud


There is a market there, but information management / governance is not the springboard (something I’ve said for some time now, frankly). Cloud Collaboration Information Governance Information Management beer brewery brewing craft beer

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Governance in Healthcare: Information Assists Consumer Experience

Perficient Data & Analytics

Healthcare organizations are beginning to recognize that information, content, and knowledge are different from data when it comes to implementing governance.

e-Records 2019: Records Alchemy – Transforming Records to Meet Impossible Expectations

The Texas Record

We started off our first breakout session of the day with a bang, as Ryan Ellis of DataBank IMX presented Records Alchemy – Transforming Records to Meet Impossible Expectations. But your local government or state agency is not opening up a branch on Mars any time soon.

ISO 27001 staff awareness training – meeting the requirements

IT Governance

IT Governance offers a range of options for those looking to further their careers. ISO 27001 is the international standard that describes best practices for an information security management system (ISMS).

Google’s Record GDPR Fine: Avoiding This Fate with Data Governance


Cisco’s 2019 Data Privacy Benchmark Study reveals that only 59 percent of organizations are meeting “all or most” of GDPR’s requirements. And even organizations that are currently compliant can’t afford to let their data governance standards slip. Data Governance for GDPR.


More than a Nicety: Information Governance is a Growing Necessity


This is why organizations need to focus on information governance and how it can affect their organization’s wellbeing. Information governance is more than simply managing information, and it’s a strategy for how that asset is protected, leveraged, and maintained.

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.