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What Is the American Privacy Rights Act, and Who Supports It?

The American Privacy Rights Act of 2024 (APRA), a proposed federal data privacy law that was introduced last month by Congresswomen from Washington State, is currently making its way through both halls of Congress. If ap Read more…

Will New Government Guidelines Spur Adoption of Privacy-Preserving Tech?

Michael Hughes, the chief business officer for Duality Technologies, could barely conceal his excitement when the White House Office of Science and Technology issued a directive calling for the adoption of privacy-enhanc Read more…

Making the Leap From Data Governance to AI Governance

The topic of data governance is one that’s been well-trod, even if not all companies follow the widely accepted precepts of the discipline. Where things are getting a little hairy these days is AI governance, which is Read more…

New Cisco Study Highlights the Impact of Data Security and Privacy Concerns on GenAI Adoption

The Cisco 2024 Data Privacy Benchmark Study has revealed that more than 1 in 4 organizations (27 percent)  banned the use of GenAI over privacy and data security risks. While 2023 was a breakout year for GenAI, the Cisc Read more…

MOAB Puts a Bow on Data Privacy Week

Data breaches may seem like a dime a dozen, but this week brought something  a little bit different: news of a massive breach of 26 billion record, by far the biggest ever recorded. The fact that the news of the Mother Read more…

Zoom Data Debacle Shines Light on SaaS Data Snooping

Zoom upset customers when it failed to properly inform them it was using audio, video, and transcripts of calls to train its AI models. Are similar data pitfalls lurking for other software providers? Zoom was forced i Read more…

GDPR Celebrates Fifth Birthday, Meta Fined $1.3 Billion

It’s hard to believe it’s already been five years since the European Union implemented the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the most far-reaching data privacy protection law at the time. Data suggests that, Read more…

How to Comply with Data Minimization Best Practices

The topic of data privacy is heating up at the moment, with consumers and government bodies more worried about data anonymization, invasive tracking, and illegal data harvesting than before. In this environment, the p Read more…

10 Items to Consider for Data Privacy Day

In case your calendar isn’t showing Data Privacy Day occurring this Saturday, January 28, consider this your warning. Acknowledging the importance of data privacy is one thing, but taking the steps to ferret out the po Read more…

Data as a Commodity: Shenzhen Data Exchange Launches Trading

Data is now being traded as a commodity in China. The Shenzhen Data Exchange, a state-run data exchange, launched in November with an inaugural ceremony and exhibition in Shenzhen. Official trading began after a year- Read more…

The 2022 Midterm Elections Are Putting Data Privacy at Risk

We all know, in theory, that we’re being tracked and targeted on a regular basis. My mother-in-law makes the same joke about her phone listening to her whenever she sees a particularly well-targeted ad. It seems like m Read more…

UK Information Commissioner Releases Data Privacy Plan

Imagine a world without third-party trackers, marketing calls and scammers, targeted ads for children, and AI bias. Although this sounds too good to be true, The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the United Ki Read more…

A Culture Shift on Data Privacy

It’s been four years since GDPR went into effect in Europe, and the United States is still without a national data privacy and security law. Nevertheless, American companies are moving to adopt better data governance p Read more…

New Data Regulation Agency Starts to Take Shape in California

California state officials are in the process of hiring executives and staff members to work at the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA), the new state agency that is tasked with regulating data privacy starting i Read more…

Privacy Costs Rise as CCPA Requests Jump

A new study released this week by DataGrail shows that costs associated with CCPA compliance are rising quickly as more citizens exercise their rights to limit data collection by third parties. The volume of data subj Read more…

Security, Privacy, and Governance at the Data Crossroads in ‘22

Keeping a handle on your growing pile of data isn’t easy in the best of circumstances. Luckily, we live in a world full of COVID-19, GDPR, a looming Metaverse, and the Great Resignation, which keeps the purveyors of se Read more…

What’s the Big IDea? A Single Platform for Privacy, Security, and Governance

Companies today are struggling to manage their sprawling data estates, and to minimize the risks that they pose. Vendors are furiously building tools to help ease that pain. But the disconnected nature of point-tool deve Read more…

Reflections on GDPR Turning Three

It’s been three years since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, becoming the most visible data regulation in the world. What has been the overall impact of the law? Genera Read more…

‘Distributed Stewardship’ Seen as Path to Data Democratization

Okera made its mark on the big data map by providing a universal access layer that gives administrators a single place to control what data users can access, no matter what tools or data sources they’re using. The comp Read more…

State Data Privacy Laws Proliferate as Calls for Federal Guidelines Grow

Virginia is the latest American state to enact a data privacy law, joining states like California, Nevada, and Maine that have passed their own laws. But the passage of Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA) ca Read more…

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