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Reflections on GDPR Turning Three

It’s been three years since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, becoming the most visible data regulation in the world. What has been the overall impact of the law? Genera Read more…

State Data Privacy Laws Proliferate as Calls for Federal Guidelines Grow

Virginia is the latest American state to enact a data privacy law, joining states like California, Nevada, and Maine that have passed their own laws. But the passage of Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA) ca Read more…

Beer + Data = CCPA Compliance for New Belgium

When the California Consumer Privacy Act was approved by voters in November 2018, it didn’t just impact companies in the Golden State--it impacted any company doing business with California residents. That includes New Read more…

How to Build Trust With Your Users and Provide Clear Value for Their Data

In the digital age, data has become its own commodity. Customers are more than familiar with mandatory fields asking for their email, home address, and phone number. The problem, however, is that they're increasingly con Read more…

Taking the Pain Out of Buying and Selling Data

We’re well into big data’s second decade, and we’ve made a ton of progress on many fronts. We have cloud-based systems with infinite storage capacity, sophisticated machine learning software that improves by the mo 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…

Driving Business Transformation through Data Governance Strategies

The CIO's traditional role of overseeing an enterprise's technology strategy and procurement is no longer straightforward. As the business world moves to a more decentralized technology model and shadow IT runs rampant, Read more…

Data Privacy Day Shines Spotlight on Analytics, Looming Regs

How will you mark Data Privacy Day? There are some people who might take to the streets in protest of data abuses, and they would be justified in doing so. But others will use today's unofficial holiday to highlight a po Read more…

Data Breaches and Abuses Abound, But Regulatory Appetite Appears Lacking

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. However, despit Read more…

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

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 prep Read more…

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