Enhancing Security Governance

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Longtime CISO Vito Sardanopoli on Building an Effective Security Program A formal security program that spells out precise governance components is critical to protecting sensitive data, says Vito Sardanopoli, who served on the U.S.

Enhancing the Security of Government Websites

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Sites to Implement HTTP Strict Transport Security Protocol Federal agencies will add a layer of security to their websites that use the top-level domain.gov.

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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. Unfortunately, part of that message is misleading and may help perpetuate a popular misunderstanding about Web site security and trust that phishers have been exploiting for years now. government. Many U.S.

UK Government Proposes IoT Security Measures

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government is taking the first steps toward creating new security requirements for manufacturers to strengthen password protections and improve how vulnerabilities are reported

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The Evolution of Cloud Governance

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Expanse CTO Matt Kraning on Meeting New Demands for Cloud Security The good news is: Organizations are embracing the cloud, and that's a boon to velocity and digital transformation. The bad news: Visibility and governance take a huge hit.

Data Governance Makes Data Security Less Scary

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The Regulatory Rationale for Integrating Data Management & Data Governance. Now, as Cybersecurity Awareness Month comes to a close – and ghosts and goblins roam the streets – we thought it a good time to resurrect some guidance on how data governance can make data security less scary.

US Government Ban on Kaspersky Formalized

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Final Rule Includes Ban on Government Contractors Using Russian Firm's Products A final rule published in the Federal Register Tuesday officially bans U.S. government agencies and their contractors from buying or supporting Kaspersky security products

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

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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: Impact on Health Data Security, Privacy

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HIPAA Enforcement Agency Open, But Regulatory Activity Slows Down Some regulatory activity related to health data privacy and security is on hold as a result of the partial government shutdown.

Kazakhstan Government Intercepting All Secured Internet Traffic

Adam Levin

The Kazakhstan government is intercepting all HTTPS-encrypted internet traffic within its borders. Once installed, this certificate allows the government to decrypt and analyze all incoming internet traffic. . Data Security Government Cybersecurity Technology featured kazakhstan https

Government Shutdown Hampers Cybersecurity

Adam Levin

Government has impacted federal cybersecurity according to several reports. 85% of the National Institute of Standards and Technology , which produces the Cybersecurity Framework of private and public sector security standards. The ongoing shutdown of the U.S.

Hackers Target Chinese Government Agencies Via VPNs: Report

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Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in VPN Servers Exploited, Quihoo 360 Reports Hackers are targeting Chinese government agencies and their employees by taking advantage of zero-day vulnerabilities in VPN servers to plant backdoors and other malware, researchers at the Chinese security firm Qihoo 360 report

Recent DNS Hijacking Campaigns Trigger Government Action

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governments to issues warnings and policy updates to improve security

Zoom Bombing Attack Hits U.S. Government Meeting

Threatpost

Web Security coronavirus Privacy Security US government work from home zoom zoom security Zoom-bombingA recent U.S. House Oversight Committee meeting was the latest victim of Zoom bombing, according to an internal letter.

The Changing Face of Data Security in Federal Government

Thales eSecurity

The post The Changing Face of Data Security in Federal Government appeared first on Data Security Blog | Thales eSecurity. Data security

Russia's GRU Hackers Hit US Government and Energy Targets

WIRED Threat Level

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

U.S. government innovates cyber security job fulfillment

Information Management Resources

government has made in using creative and innovative approaches to hiring individuals for cyber security roles. Cyber security Data security Cyber attacksA number of agencies recently commented on the progress the U.S.

Government Agencies Field More Cybersecurity Maturity Models

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Pentagon and DOE Pitch Security Frameworks - But Should They Defer to NIST? The Pentagon and the Department of Energy are pitching new or revised cybersecurity capability maturity models to help their sectors prioritize cybersecurity investments and refine processes and controls.

Services Provider to Government Left Database Exposed: Report

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federal and local government agencies left a massive production database exposed to the internet, potentially allowing attackers to rewrite content on websites or plant malware, according to a security researcher

Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation

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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?

Security Risks of Government Hacking

Schneier on Security

Some of us -- myself included -- have proposed lawful government hacking as an alternative to backdoors. A new report from the Center of Internet and Society looks at the security risks of allowing government hacking.

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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!

Business Process Can Make or Break Data Governance

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Data governance isn’t a one-off project with a defined endpoint. Data governance, today, comes back to the ability to understand critical enterprise data within a business context, track its physical existence and lineage, and maximize its value while ensuring quality and security.

How to Respond as Demand for Governance Automation Accelerates

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As organizations adapt to this changed environment, they will need to prepare for an uptick in the amount and type of information generated, and move more quickly toward governance automation to manage their data.

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

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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. Data Governance 1.0

Data Governance as an Emergency Service

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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.

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.

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. . local governments have increasingly been targeted by ransomware campaigns, including Baltimore, Atlanta and several Florida cities.

Nation-state actors target Australia, Government warns

Security Affairs

A state-based actor is launching cyber attacks against government, public services and businesses, Australia ‘s prime minister said. Australia ‘s prime minister Scott Morrison said that a “state-based actor” is targeting government, public services, and businesses.

Analysis: Government Policies on Huawei's 5G Role

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the ramifications of the U.K's Plus: Updates on Wawa's stolen card offered for sale and nascent security threats from social networks and drones

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.

Security and governance payback with Cloud Pak for Data

IBM Big Data Hub

In today’s digital world, there is a guiding principle when it comes to enterprise information management – data privacy. Every regulation builds around it and CIOs consider it a common-sense business practice that is built into the fiber of their IT systems.

Remote working: the biggest recent information governance challenge via Technative

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The post Remote working: the biggest recent information governance challenge via Technative appeared first on IG GURU. AI Business IG News Information Governance information privacy information security Privacy Security ML PII Remote WorkingCheck out the article here.

8 Steps to Enhance Government Agencies' Security Posture

Dark Reading

Given the heterogeneous architectures of critical state and local systems, it's imperative we learn from the security exposures of other critical infrastructure and pledge to be better

Government VPN Servers Targeted in Zero-Day Attack

Threatpost

The attacks are being carried out against Chinese government interests worldwide, according to Qihoo 360.

Government Perspective on Supply Chain Security

Schneier on Security

This is an interesting interview with a former NSA employee about supply chain security. I consider this to be an insurmountable problem right now. cybersecurity infrastructure internetofthings nationalsecuritypolicy nsa

Government Websites Deliver Cryptocurrency Mining Code

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Security of Code Pushed by Content Delivery Networks Remains Ongoing Concern More than 4,200 websites, some belonging to the U.S., and Australian governments, have been turning their visitors' computers into mining machines to harvest the virtual currency Monero.

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Federal Government is Excelling at Digital Transformation While Security Challenges Gain Ground

Thales eSecurity

federal government contends with a tidal wave of demands in the COVID-19 battle, agencies are pushed to unprecedented limits. Unfortunately, some ground is also being lost in a tradeoff between aggressively transforming technology and data security. Data securityAs the U.S.

Australian government bombarded by cyber attacks

IT Governance

Australia has been hit by a series of ongoing, sophisticated cyber attacks targeting “all levels of government”, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced. . All the latest cyber security news and advice . Do you want the latest advice on how to manage your cyber security risks?

For the second time in a few days, Greek Government websites hit by DDoS attacks

Security Affairs

The Greek government announced that a DDoS cyber attack hit the official state websites of the prime minister, the national police and fire service and several important ministries. The websites involved in the attack have been already restored by the government IT staff.