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Tools Emerge to Comply with California Data Law

Feb 13, 2019 |

As California prepares to roll out a consumer privacy law regulating how businesses handle customer information, vendors are introducing new compliance tools designed to locate and catalog sensitive data covered under global privacy regulations. Read more…

Google Fine Signals Closer Scrutiny of Data Privacy

Jan 22, 2019 |

Google got whacked again this week by European regulators for failing to comply with provisions of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation covering data collection used for targeted advertising.

The French data regulator CNIL fined the search giant a record $56.8 million (€50 million) for failing to sufficiently inform consumers about collecting data used in online ads, citing a “lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent to personalize advertising.”

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A Personal Data Discovery Solution Powered by ML

Jan 15, 2019 |

Thanks to GDPR and other data regulations, companies are required to have a certain degree of insight and control of the data they collect and store about individual people, or risk paying hefty fines. Read more…

So Far, GDPR Compliance is Uneven

Sep 13, 2018 |

Compliance with new European data privacy regulations was spotty in the first three months after the rules took effect at the end of May, with an estimated 70 percent of global companies failing to comply with requests for personal data within the required one-month time period. Read more…

Immuta Cashes In on Data Privacy Scramble

Jun 20, 2018 |

Immuta Inc., the data management for AI vendor, said it will use a $20 million funding round to establish a European beachhead in London as it sharpens its focus on helping enterprises develop “ethical” AI algorithms that comply with new European privacy rules as well as possible U.S. Read more…

Google, KPMG Partner on Cloud Analytics, GDPR Compliance

Jun 1, 2018 |

Google is partnering with consulting firm KPMG International to offer a range of cloud computing, AI and analytics technologies along with assessment and compliance features tied to new European data privacy regulations. Read more…

Momentum Builds for a ‘Data Labor Movement’

Apr 12, 2018 |

The abuse of social media data highlighted this week by two days of media-trained testimony by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg shines a spotlight on the privacy tradeoffs inherent in the widespread use of convenient, addictive applications. Read more…

Critics Warn GDPR Will Slow AI Deployments

Apr 10, 2018 |

Pending European data privacy rules that also address “automated decision-making” are increasingly seen as having a broad impact on enterprise deployment of AI applications, prompting a U.S.-based group to predict the rules will stymie development within the European Union. Read more…

Data, Security Frameworks Emerge For IoT

Dec 13, 2016 |

The U.S. requires a national strategy to coordinate private sector efforts to deploy the Internet of Things (IoT) that includes data security and interoperability standards, according to a report released this week by the Center for Data Innovation. Read more…

U.S. Visa Program Would Scan Social Media Data

Sep 6, 2016 |

Data industry groups are cautioning the government to take a middle course on a proposal to collect social media data about foreign travelers entering the U.S. under a visa waiver program. Read more…

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