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ML for Security Is Dead. Long Live ML for Security

When it comes to staying on top of security threats, machine learning, unquestionably, must be part of the equation. The volume of data is simply too great to cope without it. But as it’s currently being used, ML may b Read more…

Improving Backup Resiliency as the Last Line of Ransomware Defense

In just the first half of 2021, two ransomware attacks had significant impacts on the U.S. and global economies: the attack against Colonial Pipeline limited gasoline availability on the U.S. east coast and drove gas pri 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…

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…

Is Your Data Safe? How To Assess and Reduce Your Data Risk

Data is one of any company’s most valuable assets — but it’s probably the one we understand the least. We have codes and inspections for physical infrastructure, we have satisfaction surveys for employees, we even Read more…

Back to Basics: Big Data Management in the Hybrid, Multi-Cloud World

The promised fruits of advanced analytics and AI are driving organizations to get control of their data. They understand, correctly, that without solid data management and governance regimens in place, that becoming a da 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…

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…

Cohesity Plots Data Biz Expansion from a Backup Base

Cohesity, ostensibly, is a backup and recovery company. That was the first flag planted by its CEO, Mohit Aron. But that’s just a starting point, as the company, which was recently valued at $3.7 billion, has its sight Read more…

Empowering the Data Consumer: Living, and Breathing Data Governance, Security, and Regulations

Every organization wants to leverage their data as their strategic asset, scale data usage while effectively delivering speed, self-service, and ensuring security. To meet the growing demand for analytics in large enterp Read more…

He Couldn’t Beat Teradata. Now He’s Its CEO

When Steve McMillan worked in IBM Global Services, he oversaw the outsourcing of nearly every major piece of a large global financial services firm’s IT stack with Big Blue products. But there was one component that he Read more…

Governance, Privacy, and Ethics at the Forefront of Data in 2021

As we continue to gear up 2021, it’s hard to envision the topics of data governance, privacy, and ethics not becoming more pressing topics for companies. While the rewards of using data are great, so too are the risks Read more…

User Autonomy and the Pending Data War

It was our hope for the future: freedom, offered digitally, to anyone willing to foot the bill for access. Once a decentralized network to bounce information between machines around the globe, the internet has evolved in Read more…

Making it Real: Effective Data Governance in the Age of AI

Customer trust is not only gained with delightful service offerings but also by ensuring that their data is safe. This is one of the key factors why organizations across the globe are now considering data security, compl Read more…

Tips to Avoid Compliance Complications When Migrating to the Cloud

Moving data to the cloud is a major project requiring a significant amount of effort to evaluate the plethora of options available. Which systems to migrate, which team’s data should be prioritized, and which cloud ser Read more…

Automation: A Pathway to Smarter Cybersecurity

Under regular circumstances, the cybersecurity industry operates against the backdrop of a long-standing labor gap. But, as reported recently by The Wall Street Journal, cybersecurity leaders are currently looking closel Read more…

The Impact of Data Regulations on Contact Centers

There was a time that running a contact center was as simple as handing inbound and outbound phone calls. If a customer had a problem, she would pick up the phone and call customer service. If a service agent was unavail 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…

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