Identifying People by Metadata

Schneier on Security

Interesting research: " You are your Metadata: Identification and Obfuscation of Social Media Users using Metadata Information ," by Beatrice Perez, Mirco Musolesi, and Gianluca Stringhini. Yet, surprisingly, metadata are often still categorized as non-sensitive.

Metadata Best Practices

IG Guru

Metadata is structured data about data, information that facilitates the management and use of other information. The function of metadata is to provide your users with a standardized means for access to digitized materials. However, it is not enough to use just any metadata standard.

Four Use Cases Proving the Benefits of Metadata-Driven Automation


Organization’s cannot hope to make the most out of a data-driven strategy, without at least some degree of metadata-driven automation. Metadata-Driven Automation in the BFSI Industry. Metadata-Driven Automation in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Facebook Faces New Uproar: Call and SMS Metadata

Data Breach Today

Users Surprised By Metadata Collection, But Facebook Says It Always Asked Facebook is facing a new controversy after some users say they've found records of phone calls and text messages in their personal files, but claim they never granted the social networking site permission to collect the data

Revenge of the Metadata Nerds


A variety of Nick Burns characters have also long lectured on the importance of metadata. Metadata is another area in which we’ve all had unrealistic expectations that users would help us with this key task. I’m John Mancini, and I have neglected my metadata responsibilities.

Metadata for Archival Collections: Challenges and Opportunities

IG Guru

Metadata is one of the significant costs of digitization. Although archival items can be digitized without cataloging, a digital collection cannot be created and delivered without metadata. Archives IG News Information Governance Margot Note metadata

14 top metadata management platforms

Information Management Resources

Alation, ASG Technologies, Informatica and Smartlogic are among the top providers of metadata management tools, according to a new Magic Quadrant study from Gartner. Data management Data strategy Data types

Metadata Requirements for Permanent Records on Shared Drives

National Archives Records Express

Measures must be put in place to ensure the records have the minimum metadata required in NARA Bulletin 2015-04: Metadata Guidance for the Transfer of Permanent Electronic Records. Metadata for records maintained in a shared drive must be managed and retrievable. General metadata shared drives

Managing Metadata for Permanent Records: What if the metadata required for transferring permanent records are stored separately from the records themselves?

National Archives Records Express

To follow our last post on Metadata Requirements for Permanent Records on Shared Drives , today we are discussing how to manage metadata for permanent records stored separately from the records. Required metadata, as specified in NARA Bulletin 2015-04 , must have the same retention and disposition as the records they describe whether maintained in a separate system, records management application, or case management system. General metadata shared drives transfer guidance

Off the Record: Combatting Disinformation Through Metadata, 2010-2018 IG Status, Permanent Electronic Records

The Texas Record

“ Reading Metadata to Combat Disinformation and Fake News Campaigns “ — UT iSchool. Metadata traditionally receives a positive connotation in records management as an element that brings authority and authenticity to a piece of information.

The importance of metadata in enterprise search and aggregation

Information Management Resources

While there are several approaches to metadata strategies, it is the impact on, and value for, searching and aggregating large document sets that is an essential consideration for today’s enterprises. Data types Data visualization Data mining

Training Snapshot: Metadata Searching from CloudNine

eDiscovery Daily

The post Training Snapshot: Metadata Searching from CloudNine appeared first on CloudNine. Analysis Electronic Discovery Identification Training

FAQ: Is Metadata a Part of an Electronic Record or Not?

The Texas Record

Recently, we have received many questions about metadata. Most of the inquiries about metadata revolve around two questions – What is metadata and why is it important. The purpose of this article is to discuss whether metadata is part of an electronic record and if so why.

It’s Time to End the NSA’s Metadata Collection Program

WIRED Threat Level

Opinion: Congress needs to pull the plug and end the authority for the CDR program. Security Opinion

Court Rules on Dispute over Native File Format Production and Metadata: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

native files with metadata) and also ordered the defendants to file an itemization of costs and fees, including attorney’s fees, incurred in making the Motion to Compel. In Metlife Inv’rs. USA Ins. Lindsey, No. 2:16-CV-97 (N.D. 25, 2018) , Indiana Magistrate Judge John E.

What’s Business Process Modeling Got to Do with It? – Choosing A BPM Tool


The lack of a central metadata repository is a far too common thorn in an organization’s side. A central metadata repository ensures an organization can acknowledge and get behind a single source of truth.

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Metadata from Photos Leads to Dismissal of Case Against New York City: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

While the plaintiff’s counsel (Jason Leventhal) objected to that request, he did agree to produce the photographs’ native files, which included metadata. The post Metadata from Photos Leads to Dismissal of Case Against New York City: eDiscovery Case Law appeared first on CloudNine.

Five Benefits of an Automation Framework for Data Governance


In data governance terms, an automation framework refers to a metadata-driven universal code generator that works hand in hand with enterprise data mapping for: Pre-ETL enterprise data mapping. Governing metadata.

Court Denies Defendant’s Request for Protective Order Against Producing Metadata for Medical Records: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

Madden, despite the defendant’s estimated cost of $250,000 to produce metadata related to the plaintiff’s medical records, denied the defendant’s motion for a protective order and granted the plaintiff’s cross-motion to compel the production of that metadata within 30 days of the decision and order.

Governance in Healthcare: Ownership and Consistency

Perficient Data & Analytics

End-users are gaining more control of these assets, including the ability to integrate and manipulate them for their own purposes, and being able to select assets based on a relevance criteria not necessarily codified in classic metadata or semantic models.

Data Mapping Tools: What Are the Key Differentiators


BFSI, PHARMA, INSURANCE AND NON-PROFIT) CASE STUDIES FOR AUTOMATED METADATA-DRIVEN AUTOMATION. As stated above, a data governance platform that draws from a single metadata source is even more advantageous here.

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Data Governance Stock Check: Using Data Governance to Take Stock of Your Data Assets


A number of best practices and technology solutions were used to establish the data required for managing the registration and classification of data feeds: The underlying metadata is harvested followed by an initial quality check. For regulatory compliance (e.g.,

Under Rule 34, production that is not ‘naturally organized’ must be labeled


Blog Case Law discovery ediscovery ESI FRCP 34 metadata motion to compel production responsive Rule 34The post Under Rule 34, production that is not ‘naturally organized’ must be labeled appeared first on Zapproved.

Introducing a new Admin Insights Dashboard and Metadata-Driven Retention


Business today is more agile and global than ever before. The shift in the way work gets done has led to a massive increase in business efficiency and team productivity, with more and more organizations leveraging the power of the extended enterprise.

Keeping Up with New Data Protection Regulations


Providing metadata and value-based analysis – Simplify the discovery and classification of sensitive data based on metadata and data value patterns and algorithms.

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NSA Ordered to Stop Bulk Telephony Metadata Program

Hunton Privacy

Leon issued a preliminary injunction ordering the National Security Agency to stop its bulk telephony metadata program. On November 9, 2015, U.S. District Judge Richard J. The preliminary injunction was issued in favor of subscribers of Verizon Wireless Business Network and comes 20 days before the program was set to expire under the USA Freedom Act. The case is Klayman v. Obama et al. (1:13-cv-00851) 1:13-cv-00851) in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Responsibility of Data Architecture in Data Governance

Perficient Data & Analytics

In addition, the establishment of common metadata principles is required to enable interoperability of tools across the capability areas.

Data Preparation and Data Mapping: The Glue Between Data Management and Data Governance to Accelerate Insights and Reduce Risks


Organizations have spent a lot of time and money trying to harmonize data across diverse platforms , including cleansing, uploading metadata, converting code, defining business glossaries, tracking data transformations and so on. What’s needed to overcome these obstacles is establishing an automated, real-time, high-quality and metadata- driven pipeline useful for everyone, from data scientists to enterprise architects to business analysts to C-level execs.

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Case Law Summary: Native-Format Production — Lessons From McDonnel Group, LLC v. Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Co.

Hanzo Learning Center

ediscovery discovery case law native format production form of production FRCP 34 ESI metadataWith some electronically stored information (ESI), what you see is what you get. A simple screenshot, PDF, or TIFF image may convey all the information that a litigant needs.

Production of emails in PDF format violates Rule 34 and the court’s order


Blog Case Law discovery ediscovery form of production FRCP 34 metadata motion to compel native format PDF production Rule 34 Sanctions ScopeThe post Production of emails in PDF format violates Rule 34 and the court’s order appeared first on Zapproved.

Release 16 EP5 gives Magellan more text mining power and better user experience

OpenText Information Management

Analytics AI Captiva Dutch EP5 Hadoop Italian magellan Magellan Text Mining OpenText Analytics OpenText Captiva Capture OpenText Magellan Qfiniti semantic metadata smart UI text mining unstructured data web crawlers

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


An organization’s data preparation (data mapping), enterprise modeling (business, enterprise and data) and data governance practices all draw from a single metadata repository. In fact, metadata from a multitude of enterprise systems can be harvested and cataloged automatically.


Seeking Production in Native Format? Case Law Tips From MetLife Investors USA Insurance Co. v. Lindsey

Hanzo Learning Center

ediscovery discovery case law Case Law Summary native format native format production FRCP 34 ESI metadata quasi-paper PDF relevance website evidence social media web archive

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GUEST ESSAY: Why there’s no such thing as anonymity it this digital age

The Last Watchdog

Metadata spying. Metadata is worthy of a separate examination. Despite warnings from cybersecurity academics, whistleblowers or former NSA and CIA agents, the general public shows no animosity toward metadata surveillance. Perhaps this is due to government officials trying to smokescreen by saying “It’s just plain old metadata, don’t worry about it”; or vague laws which don’t clarify when we become subject to metadata surveillance.

Cleansing Your Content: What a Novel Idea


rot metadata intelligent records management robotic process automation concept searchingBelow is our second in a series of blog posts written by Carla Mulley, Vice President of Marketing at Concept Searching. Concept Searching and Gimmal are working together to offer more intelligent records management capabilities to organizations of all sizes.

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AI, IG and what it all means: Our Interview with Reid Smith


information architecture classification machine learning metadataRecently, Gimmal interviewed Reid Smith, co-founder and CEO at i2k Connect. The mission of i2k Connect is to revolutionize information discovery using its novel artificial intelligence (AI) technology, informed by industry knowledge, to transform unstructured documents into structured data.

The Form of Production in Ediscovery: Does Native Format Matter?

Hanzo Learning Center

ediscovery document production ESI native format metadata website content web archive WARC native format production Federal Rules of Civil Procedure FRCPIn the hustle and bustle of ediscovery planning, we often focus more on the content of discoverable information than we do on its form.

Once Bitten, Twice Shy


metadata intelligent records management robotic process automationBelow is a blog post written by Carla Mulley, Vice President of Marketing at Concept Searching. Concept Searching and Gimmal are working together to offer more intelligent records management capabilities to organizations of all sizes.

Signal's "Sealed Sender" Is a Clever New Way to Shield Your Identity

WIRED Threat Level

"Sealed sender" gives the leading encrypted messaging app an important boost, hiding metadata around who sent a given message. Security

Five Reasons to Attend Data Citizens ’19


AI Data Privacy Data Quality For Data Stewards For IT Stewards Metadata managementThe excitement is mounting here at Collibra as Data Citizens ’19 approaches! It’s happening May 22-23 this year, at the Conrad hotel in New York City.