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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…

Beer + Data = CCPA Compliance for New Belgium

When the California Consumer Privacy Act was approved by voters in November 2018, it didn’t just impact companies in the Golden State--it impacted any company doing business with California residents. That includes New Read more…

Data Privacy in the Crosshairs

2020 was a tumultuous year that saw a surge in Internet use as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This proved to be a windfall in some ways, i.e. acceleration of digital transformation. But it also exacerbated some exist Read more…

Prop 24 Poised to Pass, Bringing Another Data Privacy Law Into Existence

As expected, California voters came out decisively in favor of Proposition 24. While the final tally has not yet been released, it appears that the Golden State is well on its way to passing the stringent new data privac Read more…

It’s Time to Implement Fair and Ethical AI

Companies have gotten the message that artificial intelligence should be implemented in a manner that is fair and ethical. In fact, a recent study from Deloitte indicates that a majority of companies have actually slowed Read more…

Unlocking the Transformative Power of Privacy Enhancing Technologies

Every business wants access to timely, relevant data that can help drive intelligence-led decisions. In an increasingly regulated data ecosystem, challenges such as data localization, regulatory compliance, data privacy, Read more…

Patchwork of Data Privacy Laws Sows Confusion

The European Union’s GDPR. California’s CCPA. Brazil’s LGPD. Canada's PIPEDA. Japan's APPI. Every country and state seems to have its own law governing how personal data can and cannot be used, and companies are st Read more…

CPRA Poised to Replace CCPA, Bring Stricter Data Enforcement

This fall, California voters will be asked to enact the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), a new law that would implement more stringent data privacy protections than the existing law, CCPA. What’s more, CPRA would Read more…

For ‘Open Banking,’ Data is a Person

The pandemic has accelerated the shift to digital financial services such as “open banking.” That has resulted in increased fraud, up an estimated 11 percent since the novel coronavirus hit. What’s more, industr Read more…

The Impact of Data Regulations on Contact Centers

There was a time that running a contact center was as simple as handing inbound and outbound phone calls. If a customer had a problem, she would pick up the phone and call customer service. If a service agent was unavail Read more…

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