Information governance

Merrill Steel Alerts Employees of Security Incident

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 12:00am

SCHOFIELD, Wis., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --On November 22,2020, Merrill Steel detected unauthorized activity on certain of its computer networks.

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  • SCHOFIELD, Wis., Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --On November 22,2020, Merrill Steel detected unauthorized activity on certain of its computer networks.
  • Merrill immediately engaged IT and cyber security experts to investigate the incident, determine its scope and assist in obtaining the tools necessary to decrypt the affected files while also restoring our systems.
  • To assist them in doing so, Merrill Steel procured, for all affected employees, spouses and/or dependents, credit monitoring and other identity protection services.
  • Since the time of the event, the talented employees of Merrill Steel have been working hard to recreate and restore the impacted systems and to further strengthen security systems to protect against a similar event occurring in the future.

Ungerboeck Hires Casey Jessmon as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 5:04pm

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ungerboeck,The World's Event Software, hires Casey Jessmon as Chief Information Security Officer.

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  • ST. LOUIS, Jan. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ungerboeck,The World's Event Software, hires Casey Jessmon as Chief Information Security Officer.
  • Mr. Jessmon joins Ungerboeck with more than 10 years of experience in operational information security and has a proven record of accomplishment in leadership roles prior to joining the team.
  • Mr. Jessmon was the Business Information Security Officer at Equifax Workforce Solutions and he also served as the Director of Information Security Operations at Mastercard where he managed a global team responsible for building and protecting the Information Security Infrastructure.
  • With hiring of Casey Jessmon as our Chief Information and Security Officer, we are further bolstering our security team.

XDD Launches XDD-Mobile: End-to-End Mobile eDiscovery Solution

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

The award-winning solution removes mobile data silos and unlocks valuable data for reviews by integrating message data directly into normal eDiscovery workflows.

Key Points: 
  • The award-winning solution removes mobile data silos and unlocks valuable data for reviews by integrating message data directly into normal eDiscovery workflows.
  • Coupled with XDD Forensics, Processing and Managed Review teams, XDD-Mobile delivers an end-to-end solution that simplifies cumbersome, complex mobile reviews from collection through review.
  • Drew Stern, XDD Vice President of Products states, XDD-Mobile is the bridge between mobile device data collection and client review platforms that powers mobile discovery within our XDD-360 technology suite.
  • XDD helps clients optimize their eDiscovery matters by orchestrating precision communication between people, processes, technology and data.

ACEDS partners with National Society for Legal Technology to deliver career-enhancing software training and new e-discovery Technology Certificate

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 4:00pm

It includes foundational instruction in e-discovery and a practical exploration of e-discovery software that is used across the e-discovery lifecycle.

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  • It includes foundational instruction in e-discovery and a practical exploration of e-discovery software that is used across the e-discovery lifecycle.
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will achieve their eDiscovery Technology Certificate jointly awarded by NSLT and ACEDS in the form of a certificate of learning and an optional digital badge.
  • http://www.aceds.org/
    The National Society for Legal Technology (NSLT) is dedicated to helping students and legal professionals learn about and explore legal technology software tools that are essential to today's legal workplace.NSLT members have access to software information, interactive training tutorials on legal software programs, and can also complete tutorials and testing toward earning a Legal Technology Certificate or eDiscovery Technology Certificate.
  • NSLT partners with TutorPro , a recognized leader in technology training courseware, to power their Certificate programs.

One Identity Offers Free Security Risk Assessment to SolarWinds Customers and Free Safeguard for Proactive Privilege Defense

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 3:00pm

In addition, One Identity is offering three months of free use of its industry-leading Safeguard privileged access management solution.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, One Identity is offering three months of free use of its industry-leading Safeguard privileged access management solution.
  • In todays all digital and hyperconnected world, everyone is a privileged user, and sophisticated attackers exploit and misuse that privilege in the most nefarious ways.
  • By providing this free assessment to organizations, we are able to share our deep knowledge of identity-centric security and Zero-Trust defense with the broader industry, and help these SolarWinds customers develop a remediation strategy for recent cyberattacks and proactive defense against the future.
  • To proactively address these types of threats, One Identity recommends implementing a series of best practices that can improve organizations security posture and reduce risk.

Modern Governance 14.0: Diligent Delivers Cyber Risk Scores Directly to Board Directors

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

Diligents Cyber Risk Scorecard equips board directors and executives with a digital tool set that enables greater transparency and the ability to measure risk, build resilience, and increase organizational safety and security.

Key Points: 
  • Diligents Cyber Risk Scorecard equips board directors and executives with a digital tool set that enables greater transparency and the ability to measure risk, build resilience, and increase organizational safety and security.
  • With Diligents Cyber Risk Scorecard, directors and executives can:
    In 2020, directors and executives across the globe navigated the challenges of shifting to remote work.
  • In a more digital, distributed world, constant monitoring of cyber risk by the board and C-suite is an imperative, said Brian Stafford, CEO of Diligent.
  • Diligent Corporation is the pioneer of modern governance, empowering leaders to turn effective governance into a competitive advantage.

WhiteSource Announces New Packages and Pricing for its Portfolio

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

Given the above mentioned market trends, we have chosen to update the WhiteSource offering to accommodate customers' needs, and adjust our portfolio accordingly.

Key Points: 
  • Given the above mentioned market trends, we have chosen to update the WhiteSource offering to accommodate customers' needs, and adjust our portfolio accordingly.
  • WhiteSource is presenting a new portfolio which includes four different solutions for open source security and compliance depending on the specific users as well as the organizational open source security maturity level.
  • WhiteSource Teams - The foundation to your open source security detect, prioritize, and remediate what matters first.
  • WhiteSource Enterprise was designed for enterprises but can be a perfect fit for SMBs with a mature open source security posture.

Cybersecurity Startup Releases Industry-First Capability That Could Have Stopped SolarWinds Breach Before It Started

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 1:03pm

The update to their platform brings a fully-automated, industry-first capability for identifying and managing cybersecurity risk in human processes.

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  • The update to their platform brings a fully-automated, industry-first capability for identifying and managing cybersecurity risk in human processes.
  • Today's update to the SecurityGate.io platform will help organizations avoid these types of human process missteps that are consistently overlooked, and are usually the entry point of cyber attacks.
  • Instantly map missing controls in the cyber assessment data to their respective control families, and categorize them into people, process, and technology groups.
  • Quickly see if risk management strategy is balanced across people, process, and technology controls, and where time and budget should be re-prioritized.

Venio Systems Announces Venio Cloud, New End-to-End eDiscovery SaaS

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 12:00pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Venio Systems , the fastest growing eDiscovery technology provider, announces the release of Venio Cloud , its end-to-end eDiscovery SaaS (software-as-a-service).

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Venio Systems , the fastest growing eDiscovery technology provider, announces the release of Venio Cloud , its end-to-end eDiscovery SaaS (software-as-a-service).
  • "Venio Cloud is designed to make it easy for clients to complete their entire eDiscovery, from Ingestion-to-Production, in a single platform.
  • Venio Systems was created to address the industry's lack of a complete eDiscovery solution that powers every phase of eDiscovery.
  • Venio Systems remains on the forefront of innovation to provide solutions any litigator and eDiscovery professional can use.

Top 10 Security Industry Trends in 2021

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 7:56am

These changes are expanding and reshaping the scope of the security industry, from keeping people and assets safe to creating more secure, efficient and intelligent environments.

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  • These changes are expanding and reshaping the scope of the security industry, from keeping people and assets safe to creating more secure, efficient and intelligent environments.
  • Looking ahead at 2021, we have high hopes, and Hikvision would like to share some encouraging ideas and thoughts here regarding key trends that may affect the security industry in both the short- and long-term.
  • Multi-dimensional perception capabilities will play a fundamental role in taking the video security industry to the next level, and we constantly see growing numbers of integrated security devices and systems with multiple sensors.
  • Cybersecurity and data privacy protection has been a challenge for the security industry since the moment the first security device was connected to the internet.