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How Providence Overcame Security Obstacles to Unlock Medical Data in the Cloud

Healthcare is one of the most data-rich industries, but thanks to strict privacy and security laws, data scientists haven’t been able to do much with it. But now, thanks to the confluence of a strong security setup in Read more…

What Apple’s Privacy Message is Missing

The scene: a hip vintage music store. A young woman wanders the aisles, thumbing through the vinyl records. She’s clearly enjoying herself. As she takes in the displays, however, her eyes land on a set of doors across Read more…

Oracle Delivers More On-Prem Options for Hybrid Cloud

Oracle is helping its hybrid cloud customers keep sensitive data on-prem with two announcements today, including a lowered price point for its full-service OCI Dedicated Region, as well as a preview of Compute [email protected] Read more…

Are We Ready for the Dangers of Smart Toys?

Forget teddy bears or plush animals–the toys of today are seriously hi-tech. Dolls with facial recognition and robots that learn their owner’s name and behavior are not uncommon, yet parents and tech commentators ali Read more…

Big Data Analytics: Top Three Data Security Mistakes

Properly securing data lakes and complying with privacy regulations are common Fortune 500 board-level concerns and for good reason. Simply put, businesses run on data. However, most organizations are still struggling to Read more…

Data Intelligence Focus Rewarding for Collibra

What the world needs now, according to Collibra co-founder and CEO Felix Van de Maele, is a hefty dose of data intelligence. That is, it needs an intelligent approach to managing, governing, tracking, and securing data, Read more…

Navigating Modern Data’s Dual Mandates: Access and Governance

We’re in the midst of a tumultuous shift when it comes to how organizations use data. On the one hand, the drive to use data to make as many decisions as possible is palpable. On the other hand are the growing security Read more…

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…

Analytics and AI Not Being Fully Utilized for Audits and Compliance Investigations: Report

While there is an increase in the number of investigations companies are conducting in the areas of employee conduct, regulatory compliance, security, and privacy, companies by and large are not making full use of the ad 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…

Kinks in the Data Supply Chain

It goes without saying that having a good data supply chain is instrumental in being a data-driven organization. Without a smooth and repeatable process for acquiring, validating, and preparing data for downstream consum Read more…

Sell Your Data, Earn Some Money

Your data is fueling the big data and AI revolutions. Don’t you think you should benefit from it? That’s the gist of new movement that puts users in control of their data, as well as the ability to profit from it. Read more…

Social Cooling: Living in a Big Data Society

“Data is not the new gold, it is the new oil, and it damages the social environment,” stated Tijmen Schep. Strong words, indeed. But if you’ve been inundated with articles espousing all the wonders that Big Data br Read more…

ACLU Objects to Expansion of Facial Recognition by CBP

On November 9, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) proposed a rule that would vastly expand its use of facial biometrics. Specifically, the notice proposes an expansion of biometric identity verification for n Read more…

AI-Based Drone Floated to Enforce Social Distancing

If desperate times call for desperate measures, then an AI-powered surveillance drone may find applications as pandemic fatigue erodes compliance with social distancing advisories in congested urban areas. At least th Read more…

It’s Time to Implement Fair and Ethical AI

Companies have gotten the message that artificial intelligence should be implemented in a manner that is fair and ethical. In fact, a recent study from Deloitte indicates that a majority of companies have actually slowed Read more…

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

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. And while it’s true that s Read more…

Norway Shuts Down Contract Tracing App Amid Privacy Concerns

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 t Read more…

New Law Firm Tackles AI Liability

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 dedicate Read more…

Yes, You Can Do AI Without Sacrificing Privacy

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. With new privacy-preserving Read more…

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