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‘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 Privacy 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…

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…

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…

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