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Does the U.S. Have a Case of GDPR Envy?

Research indicates European citizens are generally happy with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the landmark data privacy law that went into effect a year ago from Saturday. But folks in the United States ha Read more…

GDPR’s Impact One Year Later

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) granted Europeans unprecedented rights to control their own data, including the controversial "right to be forgotten." The GDPR has been in effect for a year now, but what's Read more…

Don’t Overlook the Importance of Data Stewards

Data scientists may be the rock stars of big data, and data engineers currently are in high demand. But companies that are serious about creating a winning data strategy should carefully consider what a well-trained data Read more…

Big Data, Big Problems? Responsible Data Management in 2019

If 2018 taught us one thing about data collection, it would be the existence of a distinct and profound line between companies using data for good and those whose business model relies on its exploitation. As Facebook ge Read more…

Okera Bolsters Access Control for Unstructured Data

Some of the most interesting data that's analyzed by organizations is unstructured data, including images, videos, and text files. But the lack of structure of that data poses regulatory challenges to organizations, whic Read more…

Surviving the Coming Data Governance Wave

A data governance wave is building in the United States. If you put your ear to the ground, you can hear it rumbling. It's inevitable that new regulations eventually will emerge that dictate how companies must ensure the Read more…

Tools Emerge to Comply with California Data Law

As California prepares to roll out a consumer privacy law regulating how businesses handle customer information, vendors are introducing new compliance tools designed to locate and catalog sensitive data covered under gl Read more…

Data Privacy Day Shines Spotlight on Analytics, Looming Regs

How will you mark Data Privacy Day? There are some people who might take to the streets in protest of data abuses, and they would be justified in doing so. But others will use today's unofficial holiday to highlight a po Read more…

Google Fine Signals Closer Scrutiny of Data Privacy

Google got whacked again this week by European regulators for failing to comply with provisions of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation covering data collection used for targeted advertising. The French data Read more…

10 Big Data Trends to Watch in 2019

We seek ever more data for a good reason: it's the commodity that fuels digital innovation. However, turning those huge data collections into actionable insight remains a difficult proposition. Organizations that find so Read more…

A Personal Data Discovery Solution Powered by ML

Thanks to GDPR and other data regulations, companies are required to have a certain degree of insight and control of the data they collect and store about individual people, or risk paying hefty fines. But getting the ne Read more…

Data Breaches and Abuses Abound, But Regulatory Appetite Appears Lacking

The holiday season brought no respite from the recent spate of data breaches that have compromised the private data of millions of Americans, with Marriott International bearing the brunt of the bad news. However, despit Read more…

Six Months In, GDPR’s Impact Uncertain In the U.S.

We've barely scratched the surface on the impacts of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the far-reaching European Union law that went into effect six months ago. As European law enforcement organizations prep Read more…

Financial Services Firms Have Successfully Modernized IT Despite Heavy Regulation, and You Can, Too

Financial services organizations constantly seek to accelerate their time to insights because it can deliver significant benefits to the organization. Examples abound where data truly changes the business for the better: Read more…

Cockroach Labs Rolls Geo-Location DB Service

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 Read more…

Analysts Get A Guiding Hand

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). Now data cat Read more…

Google Extends BigQuery Reach Across Europe

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 Read more…

From NSA Whistleblowers to Analytics Entrepreneurs

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 “de Read more…

So Far, GDPR Compliance is Uneven

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 f Read more…

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

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 Ge Read more…

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