How AI is Transforming Data Governance in Today’s World

Security Affairs

How AI is Transforming Data Governance? Consumers are becoming more aware of their rights, making data governance more relevant across organizations. Data governance is a set of standards, metrics, and processes that allow organizations to responsibly use consumer data.

New Bill Would Secure Government Contractors' Use of AI

Data Breach Today

Co-Sponsor of Bipartisan Proposal Calls Bill 'Common-Sense Legislation' Two Senate leaders on Thursday introduced legislation that would form a working group charged with monitoring the security of AI data obtained by federal contractors.

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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. government. Many U.S.

Threat actors defaced Ukrainian government websites

Security Affairs

Threat actors defaced multiple Ukrainian government websites after talks between Ukrainian, US, and Russian officials hit a dead this week. Threat actors have defaced multiple websites of the Ukrainian government on the night between January 13 and January 14.

The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

Enhancing Security Governance

Data Breach Today

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. Department of Health and Human Services Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force

ISMG Editors’ Panel: Government Cybersecurity Challenges

Data Breach Today

Also: Dealing With COVID-19 Business Recovery; Zynga Case Goes to Arbitration In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including improving federal agencies' cybersecurity and businesses recovering from the pandemic's impac

US: Chinese Government Waged Microsoft Exchange Attacks

Data Breach Today

China's Ministry of State Security Also Accused of Carrying Out Ransomware Attacks The Biden administration formally accused China's Ministry of State Security of conducting a series of attacks against vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers earlier this year that affected thousands of organizations.

Enhancing the Security of Government Websites

Data Breach Today

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.

UK Government Proposes IoT Security Measures

Data Breach Today

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

Data Breach Today

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.

Why should governments take an AI-based approach to information security?

OpenText Information Management

Every day, intra- and cross-functional government teams exchange diverse datasets to achieve their citizen-centric missions. AI & Analytics Government & Public Sector unstructured data Magellan Risk Guard information security

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.

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?

Why Didn't Government Detect SolarWinds Attack?

Data Breach Today

Senators Want to Know Why DHS' Einstein System Did Not Discover the Incident Two senators are pressing the Department of Homeland Security to explain why its Einstein system failed to detect the SolarWinds supply chain breach that affected agencies as well as corporations

Hackers Exploit Exchange Flaws to Target Local Governments

Data Breach Today

FireEye, Other Security Firms Detect Activity Hackers have targeted units of local government by attempting to exploit unpatched vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange email servers, according to a new report by the security firm FireEye.

Data Governance Makes Data Security Less Scary

erwin

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. It’s easier to protect sensitive data when you know what it is, where it’s stored and how it needs to be governed. Happy Halloween! Do you know where your data is? What data you have?

Integrating Data Governance and Enterprise Architecture

erwin

Why should you integrate data governance (DG) and enterprise architecture (EA)? Data governance provides time-sensitive, current-state architecture information with a high level of quality. Automating Data Governance and Enterprise Architecture.

New Social Security Scam Spoofs Government Badges

Dark Reading

Criminals text or email photos of fake government identification badges to trick people into sending money

Taiwan Government faces 5 Million hacking attempts daily

Security Affairs

Taiwan ‘s government agencies face around five million cyberattacks and probes every day, most of them from China. Around five million cyber attacks hit Taiwan’s government agencies every day, and most of the hacking attempts are originated from China.

Russian government claims to have dismantled REvil ransomware gang

Security Affairs

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced to have shut down the REvil ransomware gang, the group that is behind a long string of attacks against large organizations, such as Kaseya and JBS USA. ” states Russia’s Federal Security Service.

Welcoming the Finnish Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Today I'm very happy to welcome the Finnish government to Have I Been Pwned by granting their National Cyber Security Centre full and free access to query their government domains. Government Have I Been Pwned

CISA Warns of Emotet Attacks Against Government Agencies

Data Breach Today

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is warning about a recent spike in Emotet botnet attacks - designed to spread other malware - that are targeting state and local government agencies Botnet Called 'One of the Most Prevalent Ongoing Threats' The U.S.

Israeli Government Agencies Visit NSO Group Offices

Threatpost

Authorities opened an investigation into the secretive Israeli security firm. Government Malware Mobile Security Privacy

Welcoming the Czech Republic Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

For the last few years, I've been welcome national governments to Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) and granting them full and free access to domain-level searches via a dedicated API. Data breaches impact all of us in one way or another, and government agencies are no exception.

Welcoming the Dutch Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Today I'm very happy to welcome the Dutch government to HIBP, marking 24 national CERTs that now have full and free access to API level domain searches. Have I Been Pwned Government

Data Governance Maturity and Tracking Progress

erwin

Data governance is best defined as the strategic, ongoing and collaborative processes involved in managing data’s access, availability, usability, quality and security in line with established internal policies and relevant data regulations. Data Governance Is Business Transformation.

The What & Why of Data Governance

erwin

Modern data governance is a strategic, ongoing and collaborative practice that enables organizations to discover and track their data, understand what it means within a business context, and maximize its security, quality and value. The What: Data Governance Defined.

Welcoming the Swedish Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Today I'm very happy to welcome the 16th government to Have I Been Pwned, Sweden. Government Have I Been Pwned

Governance Challenges 2021–2022: Digital Transformation Oversight

Data Matters

Boards play a key role in ensuring that companies are positioned to comply with various jurisdictional requirements, that they understand and mitigate related risks, and that they are well-prepared to play a key role in response to security breaches and incidents. General Governance Policy

Stealthy ‘WIRTE’ Gang Targets Middle Eastern Governments

Threatpost

Government Hacks Malware Web SecurityKaspersky researchers suspect that the cyberattackers may be a subgroup of the politically motivated, Palestine-focused Gaza Cybergang.

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.

New German Government is Pro-Encryption and Anti-Backdoors

Schneier on Security

Such regulations, which are already enshrined in the interim solution of the ePrivacy Regulation, for example, “diametrically contradict the character of the coalition agreement” because secure end-to-end encryption is guaranteed there, Zimmermann said.

Fresh APT Harvester Reaps Telco, Government Data

Threatpost

Critical Infrastructure Government Malware Web SecurityThe group is likely nation-state-backed and is mounting an ongoing spy campaign using custom malware and stealthy tactics.

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: Impact on Health Data Security, Privacy

Data Breach Today

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. But the agency that enforces HIPAA remains open

What is Cyber Security Awareness and Why is it Important?

IT Governance

For all the talk of criminal hacking, ransomware infections and the technologies to prevent them, the key to protecting your organisation is cyber security awareness training. The importance of cyber security staff awareness. Cyber security awareness best practices.

US Government Ban on Kaspersky Formalized

Data Breach Today

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

Welcoming the Belgian Government to Have I Been Pwned

Troy Hunt

Supporting national CERTs with free API domain searches across their assets is becoming an increasing focus for Have I Been Pwned and today I'm happy to welcome the 19th government on board, Belgium. Have I Been Pwned Government

Chinese government issues new vulnerability disclosure regulations

Security Affairs

Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) issued new vulnerability disclosure regulations that oblige experts to report zero-days to the government. ” reads the “ Regulations on the Management of Network Product Security Vulnerability ” published by CAC.