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Data Regs and Facebook Fines: Dragging Us Toward Better Security

Aug 19, 2019 |

“Be like Facebook.” That was the rallying cry in the early days of the big data boom, when companies were striving to monetize as much data as possible, and Facebook was the poster child of a new breed of company. Read more…

Data Privacy and Smart Streaming Discovery: Getting Past the Furor

Jul 5, 2019 |

There’s a lot of furor worldwide about all of the data privacy regulations that are either in place, about to go into place, or are being debated as to whether they should go into place.  Read more…

Big Data, Big Problems? Responsible Data Management in 2019

Mar 18, 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. Read more…

Data Breaches and Abuses Abound, But Regulatory Appetite Appears Lacking

Dec 11, 2018 |

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. Read more…

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

Dec 5, 2018 |

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 prepare their first cases against Google, it appears that some organizations in the United States are taking a wait-and-see approach to GDPR compliance. 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…

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…

‘Unlinkable Data Challenge’ Opens with $50k Grand Prize

May 2, 2018 |

Think you have a clever way to unlock big public data for analysis without compromising citizens’ privacy? Then the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) would like to hear from you for its “Unlinkable Data Challenge,” Read more…

StreamSets Balances Streaming Data Demands for Security, Access

Mar 7, 2018 |

It can be difficult to find the right balance between protecting data and utilizing it. With its new Data Protector offering unveiled yesterday at Strata Data Conference San Jose, StreamSets thinks it has found a happy medium, at least for data in motion. Read more…

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