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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…

Calls for ‘Data Responsibility’ Grow

A consumer backlash against misuse of personal data and the growing number of corporate data breaches are fueling calls for companies to institute “data responsibility” frameworks that comply with evolving regulation Read more…

As AI Matures, So Too Do Risks, Survey Finds

More than half of early AI adopters said they have invested more than $20 million on AI technologies and talent during the past year as they seek to harness machine automation to differentiate their services and create n Read more…

The Sunny Side of Privacy Laws and Compliance Mandates

Enterprises are faced with a growing onslaught of data and increasing data privacy regulations. Those regulations include the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which regulators began enforcing in May 2018. Th Read more…

Contact Tracing COVID-19 Throws a Curveball to GDPR, Data Rights

Monday marked Memorial Day in the United States, while in Europe, it marked the second anniversary of GDPR going into effect, a monumental occasion to be sure. But what does the future of the data privacy law look like i Read more…

Contact Tracing Prompts U.S. Data Privacy Bills

A flurry of data privacy proposals introduced in Congress as COVID-19 contact tracing efforts ramp up look to create safeguards for handling sensitive medical and other consumer information collected by smartphone apps. Read more…

AI-Powered Data Protection Firm Gets $12M in Funding

Dathena, a Singapore-based company that uses AI techniques to detect and secure its clients’ sensitive data, has closed a $12 million Series A round, the company announced yesterday. Dathena’s roots stretch back t Read more…

‘COVID Phobia’ Shifts AI Sentiment

COVID-19 has significantly shifted consumer sentiment towards automation technologies, including robot deliveries and AI-based chatbots used in telemedicine applications. However, a new AI sentiment report also finds the Read more…

Busted: Google Remains Atop List of GDPR Fines

If the best way to get someone’s notice is to hit them in the pocketbook, then European regulators have the full attention of data giants like Google. The €50 million ($56 million) fine levied against Google (NASD Read more…

Exploiting Loopholes in CCPA

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

BigID Looks to Cement Position in Data Discovery

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 prep Read more…

CCPA Goes Into Effect. Here’s What to Expect

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 ou Read more…

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