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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…

Data Privacy and Smart Streaming Discovery: Getting Past the Furor

There’s a lot of furor worldwide about all of the data privacy regulations that are either in place, about to go into place, or are being debated as to whether they should go into place.  Just because there are rules Read more…

Does the U.S. Have a Case of GDPR Envy?

Research indicates European citizens are generally happy with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the landmark data privacy law that went into effect a year ago from Saturday. But folks in the United States ha Read more…

Big Data, Big Problems? Responsible Data Management in 2019

If 2018 taught us one thing about data collection, it would be the existence of a distinct and profound line between companies using data for good and those whose business model relies on its exploitation. As Facebook ge Read more…

Okera Bolsters Access Control for Unstructured Data

Some of the most interesting data that's analyzed by organizations is unstructured data, including images, videos, and text files. But the lack of structure of that data poses regulatory challenges to organizations, whic Read more…

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