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CCPA Enforcement Begins: Are You Ready?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) became law six months ago, but enforcement has been delayed until today. If you haven’t yet started your CCPA remediation effort, you’ve got a lot of catching up to do. C Read more…

The Sunny Side of Privacy Laws and Compliance Mandates

Enterprises are faced with a growing onslaught of data and increasing data privacy regulations. Those regulations include the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which regulators began enforcing in May 2018. Th Read more…

Contact Tracing COVID-19 Throws a Curveball to GDPR, Data Rights

Monday marked Memorial Day in the United States, while in Europe, it marked the second anniversary of GDPR going into effect, a monumental occasion to be sure. But what does the future of the data privacy law look like i Read more…

Contact Tracing Prompts U.S. Data Privacy Bills

A flurry of data privacy proposals introduced in Congress as COVID-19 contact tracing efforts ramp up look to create safeguards for handling sensitive medical and other consumer information collected by smartphone apps. Read more…

Google Enters Data Catalog Business, Updates BigQuery

Google today rolled out a data catalog that will eventually give customers visibility into all of their data assets in the Google Cloud and beyond. It also bolstered BigQuery with support for materialized views and a new Read more…

How Badly Will COVID-19 Hurt the Data Privacy Movement?

Before COVID-19 swept into our lives, citizens of the United States were grappling with another major issue: coming to grips with our data rights. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect, and similar Read more…

Coming to Grips with CCPA

By now you’re aware the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has bestowed upon residents of the state certain unalienable rights regarding their personal information. While heralded as progress for consumers, these r Read more…

Data Discovery Tool Aids CCPA Compliance

Before you can tell your customers what data you have stored about them, you have to find it in your own systems. With today’s complex data flows, that’s not as easy as it sounds. But the company 1touch.io is hoping Read more…

Data Privacy Day: Putting Good (and Bad) Practices in the Spotlight

Thanks to the rapid digitization of work and play, Americans are more sensitive to businesses’ data practices than ever before. With today’s arrival of Data Privacy Day, businesses around the world are sharing though Read more…

Exploiting Loopholes in CCPA

Instead of complying with the requirements of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), some large digital firms are looking to exploit loopholes that will enable them to continue monetizing consumer data just as they Read more…

CCPA Goes Into Effect. Here’s What to Expect

The new year dawned Wednesday morning with new data rights bestowed upon nearly 40 million residents of California. The exact rules are still being written for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), but the broad ou Read more…

2019: A Big Data Year in Review – Part Two

In part one of this series, we covered some of the biggest news events of the year to cross Datanami’s pages. We pick up where we left off and bring you up to date with the year’s biggest stories through the end of 2 Read more…

The Privacy Trade-off for Discounts this Holiday Season

With the holiday season upon us, shopping and deal-hunting are on the minds of millions of Americans. Even before Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, retailers and consumers were engaging in a dan Read more…

How to Manage Your Data When Expecting Brexit

The implications of a possible Brexit on privacy and compliance-related statutes, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Privacy Shield, and the Data Protection Act of 2018 (DPA) are vast. These regulatio Read more…

CCPA’s Impact on Analytics: A Q&A with Immuta’s Legal Engineers

One of the unknown variables with the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) law is how it will impact machine learning projects. For starters, organizations could run afoul of CCPA if they train machine learning mod Read more…

CCPA: Business Threat or Opportunity?

In less than two months, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will go into effect, giving consumers in the state expansive new powers over their data. While the new law isn't entirely nailed down, experts say it wi Read more…

Price Tag for CCPA Compliance: $55B

Data privacy doesn’t come cheap. According to a regulatory assessment released by the state attorney general, the California Consumer Privacy Act will hit businesses with upwards of $55 billion in initial compliance Read more…

Governing Consumer Data to Improve Quality and Enforce Privacy

Consumer data is at the center of today’s digital economy. Arguably, it has become the world’s most valuable resource. Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft are the world’s mos Read more…

Data Privacy Startup Attracts Investors

BigID, the data privacy startup, announced its latest funding round this week as companies scramble to comply with new regulations on handling customer data. The $50 million funding round announced by BigID on Thursd Read more…

Data Regs and Facebook Fines: Dragging Us Toward Better Security

"Be like Facebook." That was the rallying cry in the early days of the big data boom, when companies were striving to monetize as much data as possible, and Facebook was the poster child of a new breed of company. But in Read more…

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