Mainframes, Freight Trains and Education Pains

Rocket Software

You use a freight train. I’ve seen what those “why are we doing this” folks, who now are in middle and upper management, have done trying to make pickup trucks do what trains were made for. By David Robertson , guest blogger.

Finance sector must simplify staff awareness training

IT Governance

In a report published last month , the FCA urged organisations to tackle staff awareness training at all levels, and to ensure the lessons are simple and appropriate to the environment that employees work in. The findings are the result of a discussion between 175 organisation, aiming to address security concerns in the fund and investment management, insurance, retail banking, and retail investment and lending sectors.

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#ModernDataMasters: Lewis Ownes, CEO Agile Solutions

Reltio

In the early days I worked in data transformation for data into banks through digital printing – amazing that I trained to do all these elaborate hand-crafted books and ended up doing cheque books! Uncategorized B Compliance & GDPR B Consumer 360 B Customer 360 B Digital Transformation B Financial Services & Insurance B Healthcare B High-Tech & Manufacturing B IT B Business B Life Sciences B Machine Learning B Patient & Member 360 B Retail & CPG

#ModernDataMasters: Steve Whiting, Chief Operations Officer

Reltio

I was trained in Oracle relational databases and GUI tools to deliver group-wide Banking Systems. I worked in several Telcos and latterly in the City for an international insurance company. Uncategorized B Compliance & GDPR B Consumer 360 B Customer 360 B Digital Transformation B Financial Services & Insurance B Healthcare B High-Tech & Manufacturing B IT B Business B Life Sciences B Machine Learning B Patient & Member 360 B Retail & CPG

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Regulatory Update: NAIC Summer 2020 National Meeting

Data Matters

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its Summer 2020 National Meeting (Summer Meeting) from July 27 to August 14, 2020. The Annuity Suitability Working Group (ASWG) led the NAIC’s multi-year efforts to develop revisions to the Suitability in Annuity Transactions Model Regulation (SAT) to incorporate a requirement for producers to act in the “best interest” of a retail customer when making a recommendation of an annuity.

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FIN8 group used a previously undetected Sardonic backdoor in a recent attack

Security Affairs

The group focuses on organizations in the insurance, retail, technology, and chemical industries in the U.S., Financially motivated threat actor FIN8 employed a previously undocumented backdoor, tracked as ‘Sardonic,’ in recent attacks.

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Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council still offline after suffering cyber attack

IT Governance

Unlike an attack on retailers, for example, victims have no alternative when systems are down. According to a report from the insurance broker Gallagher , 49% of local councils have been attacked since the start of 2017 and 37% were attacked in the first half of 2019 alone.

Why 83 Percent of Large Companies Are Vulnerable to This Basic Domain Hack

Adam Levin

What would happen if you typed in “Amazon,” the corresponding domain popped up, and you clicked, but instead of finding the world’s largest online retailer, you landed on a 1980s WarGames-themed page with a laughing skull?

NEW TECH: This free tool can help gauge, manage third-party cyber risk; it’s called ‘VRMMM’

The Last Watchdog

Turn the corner into 2019 and we find Citigroup, CapitalOne, Wells Fargo and HSBC Life Insurance among a host of firms hitting the crisis button after their customers’ records turned up on a database of some 24 million financial and banking documents found parked on an Internet-accessible server — without so much as password protection. And they can partake of comprehensive training programs that provide certification in third party IT security risk management.

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Temporarily Scale Your Team with the Gig Economy

Adapture

For retail, it’s the holidays. Because your full-time team needs to manage their standard workload on top of the responsibilities of a new system (whether data entry or additional training), the extra help will fill in the gaps. Training Time.

MY TAKE: SMBs can do much more to repel ransomware, dilute disinformation campaigns

The Last Watchdog

Eventually, governments will address the risk by beefing up security and purchasing cyber insurance, which go hand in glove. It’s more crucial than ever for states, counties, cities and local agencies to manage vulnerabilities, train employees and make a commitment to robust incidence response planning and disaster recovery preparedness. Small banks, credit unions, retailers, manufacturers and service professionals are in much the same boat as local governments.

62% of organisations unaware of the GDPR

IT Governance

Among those that have started to prepare: 36% of businesses and charities have changed their cyber security practices; 21% of businesses and 10% of charities have invested in additional staff training; and. The finance and insurance (79%), information or communications (67%) and education (52%) sectors have the highest awareness of the GDPR. The finance and insurance sector is also the most likely to have put in place measures to comply with the GDPR, with 54% having done so.

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Kodak Alaris Launches New Network Scanning Solutions, Placing Channel Partners on Fast Track to Growth

Document Imaging Report

End users simply scan a smart set-up sheet provided by the partner and they are up and running with no training required, which slashes upfront and ongoing management costs. The Alaris INfuse Smart Connected Scanning Solution and the Scan Station 730EX Plus Scanner can be deployed in a wide range of industries and applications including BPOs, service bureaus, healthcare, retail invoicing, insurance records, human resources, legal, tax consulting, and general office environments.

The Customer Journey Digital Transformation Workbook

Bill Schmarzo - Dell EMC

We sought to train our students – tomorrow’s business leaders – to embrace the “Big Data MBA” concepts in creating digital transformation-based business models. To support this training, we created a methodology that guided the students through a digital transformation exercise. Think about how Amazon’s market capitalization towers above that of other retailers, or how the iPhone regularly captures over 90 percent of smartphone industry profits.)

Top GRC Tools & Software for 2021

eSecurity Planet

LogicManager’s GRC solution has specific use cases across financial services, education, government, healthcare, retail, and technology industries, among others. Insurance & claims management.

Top 10 Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Vendors

eSecurity Planet

LogicManager’s GRC solution has specific use cases across financial services, education, government, healthcare, retail, and technology industries, among others. Insurance & claims management.

Catches of the month: Phishing scams for May 2020

IT Governance

Likewise, the message is written clumsily, doesn’t contain any of Tesco’s branding and in fact spells the retailer’s name as ‘Tesc0’. To help you stay on top of your cyber security needs, we’re offering 25% off our certified online training courses throughout May.

Expanding the private beta for Box Skills and announcements from our partners

Box

Over the past few months, we've been working with an initial set of customers, including Virgin Trains, Ancestry.com, University of Chicago, City of San Jose and many others, in a private beta program. At Virgin Trains, we're constantly looking for new ways to become a more digital business by accelerating processes and improving our employee and customer experiences," said John Sullivan, CIO and Project Director at Virgin Trains.

The Customer Journey Digital Transformation Workbook

Bill Schmarzo - Dell EMC

We sought to train our students – tomorrow’s business leaders – to embrace the “Big Data MBA” concepts in creating digital transformation-based business models. To support this training, we created a methodology that guided the students through a digital transformation exercise. Think about how Amazon’s market capitalization towers above that of other retailers, or how the iPhone regularly captures over 90 percent of smartphone industry profits.)

CCPA In-Depth Series: Draft Attorney General Regulations on Consumer Requests

Data Matters

Detail specific requirements for verifying the identity of consumers making CCPA rights requests, including directly prohibiting businesses from disclosing social security numbers, driver’s license and government-issued ID numbers, financial account numbers, health insurance or medical identification numbers, account passwords, or security questions or answers. Recordkeeping and Training (§ 998.317). Training.

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Mic Drop: California AG releases long-awaited CCPA Rulemaking

Data Protection Report

The Article is broken into seven sections and includes specific sections on Service Providers and Training/Record-Keeping. 999.313 (c)(3)) A business is also prohibited from disclosing a consumer’s “Social Security number, driver’s license number or other government-issued identification number, financial account number, any health insurance or medical identification number, an account password or security questions and answers.”

Expanding the private beta for Box Skills and announcements from our partners

Box

Over the past few months, we've been working with an initial set of customers, including Virgin Trains, Ancestry.com, University of Chicago, City of San Jose and many others, in a private beta program. At Virgin Trains, we're constantly looking for new ways to become a more digital business by accelerating processes and improving our employee and customer experiences," said John Sullivan, CIO and Project Director at Virgin Trains.

CVS Pays $2.25 Million in Record HIPAA Settlement

Hunton Privacy

CVS Pharmacy (“CVS”), reportedly the largest retail pharmacy chain, has agreed to pay the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) $2.25

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