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Online Privacy in the Age of Data Brokers

The Biden administration's recent executive order on restricting the transfer of sensitive personal data to "countries of concern" is likely the opening of much stricter privacy regulations in general, and data brokers i Read more…

Will New Government Guidelines Spur Adoption of Privacy-Preserving Tech?

Michael Hughes, the chief business officer for Duality Technologies, could barely conceal his excitement when the White House Office of Science and Technology issued a directive calling for the adoption of privacy-enhanc Read more…

Making the Leap From Data Governance to AI Governance

The topic of data governance is one that’s been well-trod, even if not all companies follow the widely accepted precepts of the discipline. Where things are getting a little hairy these days is AI governance, which is Read more…

New Cisco Study Highlights the Impact of Data Security and Privacy Concerns on GenAI Adoption

The Cisco 2024 Data Privacy Benchmark Study has revealed that more than 1 in 4 organizations (27 percent)  banned the use of GenAI over privacy and data security risks. While 2023 was a breakout year for GenAI, the Cisc Read more…

MOAB Puts a Bow on Data Privacy Week

Data breaches may seem like a dime a dozen, but this week brought something  a little bit different: news of a massive breach of 26 billion record, by far the biggest ever recorded. The fact that the news of the Mother Read more…

Data Access Governance & Security Leader ALTR Closes $25M Series C Funding

Businesses of all sizes are striving to maximize data access and security, however, it might not be enough. An Increasing volume and complexity of data has made it more challenging for businesses to keep their data secur Read more…

Zoom Data Debacle Shines Light on SaaS Data Snooping

Zoom upset customers when it failed to properly inform them it was using audio, video, and transcripts of calls to train its AI models. Are similar data pitfalls lurking for other software providers? Zoom was forced i Read more…

Snowflake Debuts New Government and Education Data Cloud

Snowflake has unveiled its latest industry-specific offering---the Government and Education Data Cloud. The company says its Government and Education Data Cloud is aimed at empowering educational institutions and publ Read more…

Classifier Tuning is BigID’s Solution to Boost Data Classification Accuracy

BigID has made it easier to adjust classification machine learning models in real time, thanks to a new feature of its data intelligence platform called classifier tuning. Classifier tuning will allow users to manuall Read more…

GDPR Celebrates Fifth Birthday, Meta Fined $1.3 Billion

It’s hard to believe it’s already been five years since the European Union implemented the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the most far-reaching data privacy protection law at the time. Data suggests that, Read more…

Immuta Completes Pivots to Data Security with New Product

You may know Immuta as a longtime provider of data governance tools. But with the launch of Immuta Detect, the company has completed its pivot to becoming a data security provider for cloud-based data warehouse users. Read more…

Data Access Bottlenecks Lead to Missed Opportunities: Immuta

A new report from Immuta found that 89% of organizations report missing business opportunities because of data access bottlenecks. Immuta’s third annual "State of Data Engineering Survey" spotlights top data enginee Read more…

Data Classification: A Critical Piece to Your Data Security Puzzle

With constant regulatory scrutiny and data breaches on the rise, companies of all industries and sizes are under pressure to get their data management and security strategies in tip-top shape. Yet, an important element 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…

Opaque Systems Raises $22M Series A to Boost Confidential Computing

Opaque Systems announced it has raised $22 million in Series A funding bringing its total financing to $31.6 million. The San Francisco-based firm is focused on enabling collaborative analytics and AI in confidential com 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…

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…

Navigating Data Security Within Data Sharing In Today’s Evolving Landscape

While every organization of a certain age is saddled with legacy technology, very few can afford to upgrade to meet modern needs. Instead, successful organizations must build cross-enterprise data strategies that incent Read more…

Data Privacy Startup Privacera Raises More Cash

Growing demand for data governance, privacy and security tools needed to comply with an expanding list of national data-privacy rules continues to attract investors as more sensitive data shifts to the cloud. The late Read more…

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