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Syncsort Doubles Down on Data Quality with Pitney Bowes Buy

Dec 6, 2019 |

Here’s a stat to ponder: With its $700-million acquisition of Pitney Bowes’ software and data business now complete, Syncsort becomes the second biggest vendor in the data quality space, per 2018 figures from IDC. Read more…

CCPA: Business Threat or Opportunity?

Nov 4, 2019 |

In less than two months, the California Consumer Protection 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 will present an opportunity for companies to either ride the rising data privacy tide, or be swamped by the new data regulation. Read more…

Enterprise-Wide Data Governance through Governed Global Catalogs

Oct 22, 2019 |

In our previous story, we asserted that consumer data, arguably today’s most valuable asset, must be of good quality and be protected by safeguards to comply with privacy regulations. Read more…

U.S. Data Privacy Bill Would Jail Offenders

Oct 21, 2019 |

Proposed U.S. data privacy legislation would impose penalties stiffer than current European rules while giving American consumers a “one-click” option to block companies from selling or sharing their personal information. Read more…

Price Tag for CCPA Compliance: $55B

Oct 8, 2019 |

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 costs. Read more…

Governing Consumer Data to Improve Quality and Enforce Privacy

Sep 23, 2019 |

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 most valuable companies, thanks to the enormous clout and control that their consumer data gives them. Read more…

Data Privacy Startup Attracts Investors

Sep 5, 2019 |

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 Thursday (Sept. Read more…

Rubrik Tunes Upgrade to VMware Users

Aug 14, 2019 |

Rubrik, the multi-cloud data manager, unveiled the latest version of its Andes platform this week with upgrades aimed at technology partner VMware covering automated disaster recovery orchestration, data classification and tighter security. Read more…

Microsoft Azure Looks to Secure ‘Data Estates’

Jul 29, 2019 |

Cloud giants continue to snap up data management and security startups as they add new capabilities aimed at enterprise customers in the midst of digital transitions.

The latest example is Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: Read more…

Not All Data is Created Equal: Why Companies Need a Data Governance Strategy to Succeed

Jul 26, 2019 |

We live in a data-driven culture – no doubt about it. From smartphones to tractors, almost everything around us generates some form of data. To make matters more challenging, data is not only expanding in size and volume, but also in complexity. Read more…

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