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Tag: GDPR

Cockroach Labs Rolls Geo-Location DB Service

Oct 30, 2018 |

Database vendors are increasingly focusing on the lack of enterprise expertise for handling distributed SQL databases by offering managed services. Among the challenges in implemented “global” databases is compliance with local data governance guidelines. Read more…

Analysts Get A Guiding Hand

Oct 17, 2018 |

It can be tough knowing what you can and cannot do in analytics. While it may be possible to build a query that considers a person’s race during a credit check, it is also illegal (not to mention unethical). Read more…

Google Extends BigQuery Reach Across Europe

Oct 10, 2018 |

Google Cloud is extending the reach of its BigQuery data warehouse deeper into Europe, enabling users to store data and perform analytics in the countries where they operate.

Regional availability of data storage and analytics was introduced in London this week with a phased rollout across Europe scheduled for later in the year, Google announced during a company event in the British capital on Wednesday (Oct. Read more…

From NSA Whistleblowers to Analytics Entrepreneurs

Oct 8, 2018 |

A pair of NSA analysts who blew the whistle on the spy agency’s misuse of their security and privacy controls have come out of retirement to form a startup providing data analytics services based on a proprietary “decision intelligence” framework. Read more…

So Far, GDPR Compliance is Uneven

Sep 13, 2018 |

Compliance with new European data privacy regulations was spotty in the first three months after the rules took effect at the end of May, with an estimated 70 percent of global companies failing to comply with requests for personal data within the required one-month time period. Read more…

We’re Months Into GDPR. So, What’s Next?

Sep 12, 2018 |

Facebook recently lost $120 billion in market cap in a single day, citing three reasons for its Q2 earnings miss and lowered earnings expectations: the Cambridge Analytica scandal, global currency fluctuations and the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Read more…

‘Dark Data’ Continues to Stymie Analytics Efforts

Aug 29, 2018 |

Not only is there way too much data flying around organizations, but those charged with keeping track of it often don’t know where critical data is located. What’s more, new European data privacy rules are making that task harder. Read more…

Now Hiring: Data Protection Officer

Aug 1, 2018 |

With GDPR now in effect, companies will need to ensure ongoing compliance, which may include appointing a data protection officer (DPO). In the United States and Europe alone, that translates to an estimated 28,000 new DPOs needed, according to the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Read more…

California’s New Data Privacy Law Takes Effect in 2020

Jul 6, 2018 |

California Governor Jerry Brown last week signed one of the toughest data privacy laws in the nation. The new law, California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, has been compared to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and goes into effect in 2020. Read more…

Ethical Data Science Is Good Data Science

Jun 22, 2018 |

There’s no doubt about it: The future will be machine driven, and central to this future are the advanced algorithms, which are fueled by the data they’re trained on. Every ad you see, every car driving itself, every medical diagnosis provided by a machine will be based on your data – Read more…

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