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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…

The GDPR: An Artificial Intelligence Killer?

Feb 27, 2018 |

If anyone has doubts regarding the wave toward artificial intelligence, a quick read of this post from CMO.com should erase those doubts.

Consider some highlights:

  • In the immediate future, execs are looking for AI to alleviate repetitive, menial tasks, such as paperwork (82 percent), scheduling (79 percent) and timesheets (78 percent).
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Five Tips for Winning at Data Governance

Feb 1, 2018 |

By now, you’ve hopefully realized that having a great data analytics strategy also requires having a good data governance strategy. After all, if your data is ungovernable, then the analytics you’re running atop it will be untrustworthy at the end of the day. Read more…

Keeping Your Models on the Straight and Narrow

Oct 24, 2017 |

Organizations of all stripes have adopted predictive models to help drive decision-making. But an increased reliance on machine learning can quickly turn into an expensive liability if bias, privacy, and other concerns aren’t adequately addressed. Read more…

Is Your Smartphone Spying On You?

Aug 1, 2017 |

That little phone in your pocket or purse is generating a massive amount of data – much more than you probably realize. And thanks to services offered by the phone makers and network providers like Apple and Verizon, it’s easier than ever to capitalize on all that data. Read more…

What’s Challenging in Big Data Now: Integration and Privacy

Jul 5, 2017 |

It’s been said many times before, but it’s worth stating again: big data presents large opportunities for improving business and society, but it also involves sizable computing challenges, as well as moral challenges. Read more…

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