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Three Privacy Enhancing Techniques That Can Bolster the COVID-19 Response

Jul 13, 2020 |

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us two things: The critical importance of healthcare data in fighting the spread of the disease, and our documented inability to harness it in a timely manner. Read more…

Norway Shuts Down Contract Tracing App Amid Privacy Concerns

Jun 17, 2020 |

Officials in Norway have put the kibosh on its national COVID-19 contact tracing application following an outside review that found the app “highly invasive.” The decision comes just days before Germany is expected to roll out its own tracking application. Read more…

New Law Firm Tackles AI Liability

Mar 19, 2020 |

If you’re not concerned about the potential legal liability from using AI, then you’re not paying attention. That’s the message from Andrew Burt, one of the founders of BNH.ai, a boutique law firm that’s dedicated to advising clients on the legal pitfalls of embracing AI. Read more…

Yes, You Can Do AI Without Sacrificing Privacy

Mar 17, 2020 |

In general, the more data you have, the better your machine learning model is going to be. But stockpiling vast amounts of data also carries a certain privacy, security, and regulatory risks. Read more…

Busted: Google Remains Atop List of GDPR Fines

Mar 10, 2020 |

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 (NASDAQ: Read more…

Data Privacy Day: Putting Good (and Bad) Practices in the Spotlight

Jan 28, 2020 |

Thanks to the rapid digitization of work and play, Americans are more sensitive to businesses’ data practices than ever before. With today’s arrival of Data Privacy Day, businesses around the world are sharing thoughts on how they can get ahead of the privacy curve, and stay there. Read more…

The Privacy Trade-off for Discounts this Holiday Season

Dec 19, 2019 |

With the holiday season upon us, shopping and deal-hunting are on the minds of millions of Americans.

Even before Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, retailers and consumers were engaging in a dance: Read more…

Lines Drawn on New Data Privacy Bills

Nov 26, 2019 |

A second U.S. data privacy bill in as many months targets consumer protections while attempting to beef up enforcement of privacy rights.

The Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act would establish a new bureau within the Federal Trade Commission to enforce digital privacy rules. Read more…

How to Manage Your Data When Expecting Brexit

Nov 12, 2019 |

The implications of a possible Brexit on privacy and compliance-related statutes, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Privacy Shield, and the Data Protection Act of 2018 (DPA) are vast. Read more…

Back to Basics: Governance, Quality, Security Grab the Spotlight at Strata Data Conference

Sep 27, 2019 |

The Wild West days of big data may not be totally gone, but it sort of felt that way this week on the Strata Data Conference’s Expo floor. Yes, there were vendors hawking the latest machine learning technology, but there were an equal number of vendors targeting basic tasks around data management, such as finding it, cleaning it, governing it, and making sure it’s not going to get your company fined $1 billion or get your CIO fired. Read more…

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