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Exploiting Loopholes in CCPA

Jan 9, 2020 |

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

BigID Looks to Cement Position in Data Discovery

Jan 6, 2020 |

BigID today announced another $50 million round of financing, bringing its two-year funding total to an impressive $144 million. With that capital in hand and new data privacy regulations like CCPA in play, BigID is prepared to serve the growing need for companies to de-risk their data. Read more…

CCPA Goes Into Effect. Here’s What to Expect

Jan 2, 2020 |

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 outlines of the new law are already in place. Read more…

Amazon Uses ML to Transcribe Medical Speech

Dec 3, 2019 |

Medical applications are emerging as an attractive market for AI developers pitching machine learning solutions that also meet strict regulatory requirements for protecting patient privacy.

This week, for example, Nvidia (NASDAQ: Read more…

Lines Drawn on New Data Privacy Bills

Nov 26, 2019 |

A second U.S. data privacy bill in as many months targets consumer protections while attempting to beef up enforcement of privacy rights.

The Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act would establish a new bureau within the Federal Trade Commission to enforce digital privacy rules. Read more…

‘Social Contract’ Needed to Establish Trusted Data

Nov 13, 2019 |

With data emerging as the life blood of most industries, the emphasis has shifted from organizing and analyzing big data to finding ways to establish higher levels of trust in the torrent of data generated through customer and partner interactions. Read more…

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

Nov 6, 2019 |

One of the unknown variables with the new California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) law is how it will impact machine learning projects. For starters, organizations could run afoul of CCPA if they train machine learning models on data obtained from users without their permission.   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…

Synthetic Data Market Gets Real

Oct 14, 2019 |

A growing list of data privacy regulations along with demand for better training data is spawning new AI-based approaches to managing “personally identifiable” information, including “synthetic” data sets that remove personal information covered by current and pending privacy rules. 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…

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