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In Homomorphic Encryption We (Must) Trust

Just as we were on the cusp of achieving god-like powers with advanced analytics and machine learning on large pools of data, along come privacy laws like GDPR and CCPA to kill the buzz. But thanks to the emergence of ho Read more…

China Passes Strict New Data Privacy Law

The Chinese government today announced that it will institute a strict new data privacy law on November 1. Dubbed the Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), it is said to be among the most stringent data privacy law 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…

Empowering the Data Consumer: Living, and Breathing Data Governance, Security, and Regulations

Every organization wants to leverage their data as their strategic asset, scale data usage while effectively delivering speed, self-service, and ensuring security. To meet the growing demand for analytics in large enterp 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…

U.S. Holds Onto Lead in AI, But China Poised for Ascent

The United States is maintaining its early lead over China and the European Union in development and application of artificial intelligence technology, according to a new report from the Information Technology and Innova Read more…

Governance, Privacy, and Ethics at the Forefront of Data in 2021

As we continue to gear up 2021, it’s hard to envision the topics of data governance, privacy, and ethics not becoming more pressing topics for companies. While the rewards of using data are great, so too are the risks Read more…

Aerospike Simplifies Global Data Management with NoSQL Update

Many large, global companies struggle to maintain centralized control of customer data while simultaneously adhering to country-specific data regulations, such as GDPR and CCPA. Now Aerospike is addressing that challenge 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…

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…

Crazy Idea No. 46: Making Big Data Beneficial for All

Now here’s a crazy idea: What if the data we all generate on a day to day basis benefited us, instead of the companies that collect it? It may sound nuts at first, but some AI experts see a future in which people hold Read more…

CCPA Enforcement Begins: Are You Ready?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) became law six months ago, but enforcement has been delayed until today. If you haven’t yet started your CCPA remediation effort, you’ve got a lot of catching up to do. C 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…

Google Enters Data Catalog Business, Updates BigQuery

Google today rolled out a data catalog that will eventually give customers visibility into all of their data assets in the Google Cloud and beyond. It also bolstered BigQuery with support for materialized views and a new Read more…

How Badly Will COVID-19 Hurt the Data Privacy Movement?

Before COVID-19 swept into our lives, citizens of the United States were grappling with another major issue: coming to grips with our data rights. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect, and similar 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…

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