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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…

Busted: Google Remains Atop List of GDPR Fines

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 (NASD Read more…

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

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 though Read more…

The Privacy Trade-off for Discounts this Holiday Season

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 dan Read more…

Lines Drawn on New Data Privacy Bills

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 Read more…

How to Manage Your Data When Expecting Brexit

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. These regulatio Read more…

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

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 Read more…

What to Expect at Strata This Week

We knew that big data was also fast. But what we didn't fully grasp perhaps was just how fast the technology changes. This week's Strata Data Conference is setting up to be a prime example of the punctuated equilibrium w Read more…

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