Information governance

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner and the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office open joint investigation into Clearview AI Inc.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 10:00pm

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and the UKs Information Commissioners Office (ICO) have opened a joint investigation into the personal information handling practices of Clearview AI Inc., focusing on the companys use of scraped data and biometrics of individuals.

Key Points: 
  • The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and the UKs Information Commissioners Office (ICO) have opened a joint investigation into the personal information handling practices of Clearview AI Inc., focusing on the companys use of scraped data and biometrics of individuals.
  • The investigation highlights the importance of enforcement cooperation in protecting the personal information of Australian and UK citizens in a globalised data environment.
  • In line with the OAICs Privacy Regulatory Action Policy, and the ICOs Communicating our Regulatory and Enforcement Activity Policy, no further comment will be made while the investigation is ongoing.
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Cybrary Offers 7 Free Courses to Encourage Cybersecurity and IT Education in the Wake of COVID-19

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 8:01pm

This new offering follows in the spirit of their Scholars Program announcement which was developed to support professionals impacted by COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • This new offering follows in the spirit of their Scholars Program announcement which was developed to support professionals impacted by COVID-19.
  • "The long-lasting effects of COVID-19 have been felt across industries and our dedication to supporting professionals impacted during this unprecedented crisis remains unwavering," said Ryan Corey, CEO and co-founder of Cybrary.
  • "Through this free offering, we hope to give back and encourage ongoing cybersecurity and IT training to support people re-entering the workforce, and to help build a more secure digital world by providing learning opportunities available to everyone."
  • Courses offered free for the month of July span a variety of areas and include the following:

Immersive Labs Adds Tenable Co-Founder and Security Industry Veteran Jack Huffard to its Board of Directors as Demand for Improving and Measuring Cyber Talent Grows

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 4:46pm

Immersive Labs will also be bolstering its Advisory Board with the addition of seasoned cybersecurity investor and co-founder of CyLon, Grace Cassy.

Key Points: 
  • Immersive Labs will also be bolstering its Advisory Board with the addition of seasoned cybersecurity investor and co-founder of CyLon, Grace Cassy.
  • From hubs in London and Singapore, CyLon has supported over 100 cyber companies, now collectively valued at over 400M.
  • Immersive Labs is strongly positioned to help enterprises equip for actual cyber risks and exercise against real-world techniques and threats.
  • CIOs and CISOs now have a platform in Immersive Labs for cyber skills development that will consistently measure, assess, and fortify the education of their cyber talent.

DefenseStorm Builds on 2019 Growth With a Record First Half Of 2020

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

With our current portfolio, we have a solid foundation that is poised for continued growth throughout the remainder of this year and beyond.

Key Points: 
  • With our current portfolio, we have a solid foundation that is poised for continued growth throughout the remainder of this year and beyond.
  • With the growing need for cybersecurity amid this shift, DefenseStorm has effectively partnered with its financial institution customers to ensure their customers information remains cybersafe and sound.
  • Luckily, we have DefenseStorm on our side to help proactively manage our cyber exposure and compliance systems.
  • DefenseStorm provides cybersecurity and cybercompliance solutions specifically built for banking to achieve and maintain Cyber Safety & Soundness.

OAIC and UK’s ICO open joint investigation into Clearview AI Inc.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 3:09pm

OAIC and UKs ICO open joint investigation into Clearview AI Inc.

Key Points: 
  • OAIC and UKs ICO open joint investigation into Clearview AI Inc.
  • The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and the UKs Information Commissioners Office (ICO) have opened a joint investigation into the personal information handling practices of Clearview AI Inc., focusing on the companys use of scraped data and biometrics of individuals.
  • The joint investigation will be conducted in accordance with the Australian Privacy Act 1988 and the UK Data Protection Act 2018.
  • The OAIC and ICO will engage with other data protection authorities who have raised similar concerns, where relevant and appropriate.

Sternum Blocks Exploitation of Multiple Critical Ripple20 Vulnerabilities

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 2:00pm

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sternum ,the multilayered cybersecurity company providing real-time embedded protection and visibility for IoT devices, successfully blocked the exploitation of multiple critical Ripple20 vulnerabilities.

Key Points: 
  • TEL AVIV, Israel, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sternum ,the multilayered cybersecurity company providing real-time embedded protection and visibility for IoT devices, successfully blocked the exploitation of multiple critical Ripple20 vulnerabilities.
  • The vulnerabilities affect hundreds of millions of critical IoT devices across numerous sectors, including healthcare, energy, smart homes, and more.
  • The blocked Ripple20 critical vulnerabilities have a common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVE) score higher than 8, with 10 being the most severe.
  • A live demo of Sternum blocking one of the critical Ripple20 vulnerabilities is available upon request.

RunSafe Security Announces Partnership with JFrog to Immunize Code Without Developer Friction

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 2:00pm

The partnership with JFrog will enable RunSafe to supercharge binary protections via a simple plugin that JFrog users can deploy within their Artifactory repositories and instantly protect binaries and containers.

Key Points: 
  • The partnership with JFrog will enable RunSafe to supercharge binary protections via a simple plugin that JFrog users can deploy within their Artifactory repositories and instantly protect binaries and containers.
  • "Given JFrog customers are focused on continuous, free-flowing development and deployment, we wanted to offer them a way to harden software binaries without slowing down developers or changing workflows," said Joe Saunders, CEO of RunSafe Security.
  • For more information and to register for a free trial, visit https://www.runsafesecurity.com/jfrog
    RunSafe Security is on a mission to immunize software from cyber attacks and disrupt hacker economics without developer friction.
  • JFrog is trusted by more than 5,600 customers, and top global brands depend on JFrog to manage their binaries for their mission-critical applications.

Navigate the COVID-19 Digital Transformation with Solid Information Governance

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 1:35pm

HOBOKEN, N.J., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Messaging Architects, an eMazzanti Technologies Company and information governance consultant , shares the role of information governance in creating an effective COVID-19 digital transformation roadmap in a new article on the Messaging Architects website.

Key Points: 
  • HOBOKEN, N.J., July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Messaging Architects, an eMazzanti Technologies Company and information governance consultant , shares the role of information governance in creating an effective COVID-19 digital transformation roadmap in a new article on the Messaging Architects website.
  • Below are a few excerpts from the article, " Navigate the COVID-19 Digital Transformation with Solid Information Governance ."
  • "Your digital transformation roadmap and information governance policy must address both structured and unstructured data.
  • With decades of experience, its IG consultants help business leaders develop COVID-19 digital transformation roadmaps based on solid information governance principles.

Axiologic Solutions Appoints Louis Chabot as Chief Technology Officer

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 1:30pm

Axiologic Solutions LLC , a leader in federal IT solutions specializing in serving the nations national security and intelligence missions, announced today that Louis Chabot has been appointed to the position of chief technology officer.

Key Points: 
  • Axiologic Solutions LLC , a leader in federal IT solutions specializing in serving the nations national security and intelligence missions, announced today that Louis Chabot has been appointed to the position of chief technology officer.
  • As CTO, Chabot will lead technology research, selection, development and tailoring, ensuring the latest technologies are effectively integrated in customer solutions to help federal agencies reach their mission goals in their ever-changing operational landscape.
  • Chabot brings Axiologic tremendous IT leadership expertise developed throughout his more-than-30-year career supporting many of the top industry leaders serving national security and cyber defense customers.
  • Axiologic Solutions provides strategically focused systems engineering and information technology solutions that solve the most challenging problems for defense, intelligence and other federal government communities.

XM Cyber Secures $17 Million in Series B Funding to Accelerate Cloud Development

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 5:00am

XM Cyber will use the funding to grow its research and development department while expanding its sales and marketing presence worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • XM Cyber will use the funding to grow its research and development department while expanding its sales and marketing presence worldwide.
  • XM Cyber is advancing the security industry with patented products that enable enterprises to automatically and continuously test their security posture.
  • By safely simulating attacks 24/7, XM Cyber exposes real-life security issues that arise from vulnerabilities, human error and misconfigurations.
  • XM Cyber was founded by top executives from the Israeli cyber intelligence community and has offices in the US, UK, and Israel.