How AI is Transforming Data Governance in Today’s World

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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.

US Government Sites Give Bad Security Advice

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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.

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ISMG Editors’ Panel: Government Cybersecurity Challenges

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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

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

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.

US: Chinese Government Waged Microsoft Exchange Attacks

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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

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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.

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.

Why Didn't Government Detect SolarWinds Attack?

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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

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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.

What Is Data Governance? (And Why Your Organization Needs It)

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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?

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

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.

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. 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

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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.

Israeli Government Agencies Visit NSO Group Offices

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

CISA Warns of Emotet Attacks Against Government Agencies

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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.

Data Governance Maturity and Tracking Progress

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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.

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.

Global Information Governance Survey by IGWorld Magazine Released

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SAN DIEGO September 22, 2021 The results of a major Information Governance (IG) survey, conducted by IGWorld magazine and its partners, was released at last week’s InfoGov World 2021 Expo & Conference, an event held in 3D virtual reality.

The What & Why of Data Governance

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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 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

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

Chinese government issues new vulnerability disclosure regulations

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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.

Russian Hackers Revamp Malware, Target Governments: Report

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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.

Information Governance and the Records Lifecycle

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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?

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.

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.

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

EDRM.net releases the new Information Governance Model v4.0

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A new Information Governance Reference Model Diagram (IGRM) has been released for public comment. The post EDRM.net releases the new Information Governance Model v4.0 Comments will be received and considered until July 9, 2021 and be the only official IGRM diagram on December 1, 2021.

New StopRansomware.gov website – The U.S. Government’s One-Stop Location to Stop Ransomware

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Government launched a new website to help public and private organizations defend against the rise in ransomware cases. StopRansomware.gov is a whole-of-government approach that gives one central location for ransomware resources and alerts. Original release date: July 15, 2021 The U.S.

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

How Data Governance Protects Sensitive Data

erwin

Data Security Starts with Data Governance. Lack of a solid data governance foundation increases the risk of data-security incidents. And knowing the business purpose translates into actively governing personal data against potential privacy and security violations.

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. But the agency that enforces HIPAA remains open

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

NSA, CISA Release VPN Security Guidance

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Agencies Offer Advice on Minimizing Attack Surface In a bid to address security risks associated with the use of virtual private network solutions, the National Security Agency and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Tuesday offered government leaders guidance on selecting remote access VPNs and strengthening their security.

Large phishing campaign targets EMEA and APAC governments

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Security researchers uncovered a large phishing campaign targeting multiple government departments in APAC and EMEA countries. . Researchers from cybersecurity firm Cyjax uncovered a large phishing campaign targeting multiple government departments in APAC and EMEA countries. .

Doing Cloud Migration and Data Governance Right the First Time

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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. By using automated and repeatable capabilities, you can quickly and safely migrate data to the cloud and govern it along the way.

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