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For ‘Open Banking,’ Data is a Person

Sep 18, 2020 |

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. Read more…

Calls for ‘Data Responsibility’ Grow

Aug 4, 2020 |

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 regulations, incorporate transparency and leverage emerging AI and blockchain technologies to increase consumer control of personal data. 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…

‘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…

Web-to-Cloud Migration Raising Attack Profiles

Aug 2, 2019 |

Most enterprise applications are being transported by cloud services, with only about 15 percent of company traffic currently being handle by traditional web services. A cloud security survey released this week notes that the marked shift to cloud services further underscores the need to layered IT security as more mission-critical applications are shifted to the cloud. Read more…

GDPR and the Transparency Revolution

Aug 1, 2019 |

It’s been over a year since GDPR went into effect, and in that time, the regulation has driven a great deal of meaningful conversations around consumer privacy and enterprise data management policies. Read more…

Microsoft Azure Looks to Secure ‘Data Estates’

Jul 29, 2019 |

Cloud giants continue to snap up data management and security startups as they add new capabilities aimed at enterprise customers in the midst of digital transitions.

The latest example is Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: Read more…

Data Regulation D-Day Arrives: Final Thoughts on GDPR

May 24, 2018 |

Finally, after years of waiting, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect tomorrow, dramatically changing the rules for what you can and can’t do with the personal data of European citizens. Read more…

Security Concerns Grow As Big Data Moves to Cloud

Feb 24, 2016 |

Despite exponential increases in data storage in the cloud along with databases and the emerging Internet of Things (IoT), IT security executives remain worried about security breaches as well as vulnerabilities introduced via shared infrastructure. Read more…

Data Privacy Gets a Makeover With ‘Zero-Knowledge’ Scheme

Nov 24, 2015 |

A cloud tool for application developers is designed to provide strong data encryption by eliminating the requirement for app users to share personal data. The tool also aims to reduce the burden on companies who must protect personal data residing in their apps. Read more…

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