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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…

Python Dominates, Usage Survey Confirms

Data scientists, machine learning developers and data engineers are turning decisively to the Python programming language, according to a new study. An annual usage analysis released this week by O’Reilly Media also Read more…

Open Raven, a New Enterprise Data Security Platform, Emerges from Stealth

The enterprise data security space has a new player. Yesterday, Open Raven emerged from stealth, promising a “modern data security platform that brings visibility and control to enterprise data protection.”  (more&h 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…

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…

Sumo Logic Bolsters SIEM with JASK Play

Sumo Logic says it will be better positioned to protect clients from high volumes of security alerts in today's "perimeter-less" world thanks to today's acquisition of JASK Labs and its security information and event man Read more…

How Cloudera Is Battling Shadow IT with CDP

"Come use our analytics service in the cloud, but don't tell your IT department. It'll be our little secret." The siren call of shadow IT has tempted many business units with promises of fast results. But it's also exace 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…

Data Gone Wild: Rampant Growth and Clouds Heighten Risk

Data may be the new oil, serving as the digital feedstock for innumerable downstream products. But like oil, data also carries risks for those attempting to harness it. Could a Deepwater Horizon-style event be lurking in 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…

Governing Consumer Data to Improve Quality and Enforce Privacy

Consumer data is at the center of today’s digital economy. Arguably, it has become the world’s most valuable resource. Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft are the world’s mos Read more…

Data Regs and Facebook Fines: Dragging Us Toward Better Security

"Be like Facebook." That was the rallying cry in the early days of the big data boom, when companies were striving to monetize as much data as possible, and Facebook was the poster child of a new breed of company. But in Read more…

GDPR and the Transparency Revolution

It’s been over a year since GDPR went into effect, and in that time, the regulation has driven a great deal of meaningful conversations around consumer privacy and enterprise data management policies. In an age where " Read more…

Capital One Hack Highlights Poor Data Security Practices

A former AWS employee has been accused of accessing Capital One's misconfigured S3 storage buckets and copying the data of about 100 million Americans and 6 million Canadians to GitHub in the country's latest massive dat Read more…

Big Data Is Still Hard. Here’s Why

We're over a decade into the big data era that emerged from the tectonic collision of mobile, Web 2.0, and cloud forces. Bolstered by progress in machine learning, we stand at the cusp of a new AI era that promises even Read more…

Data Privacy and Smart Streaming Discovery: Getting Past the Furor

There’s a lot of furor worldwide about all of the data privacy regulations that are either in place, about to go into place, or are being debated as to whether they should go into place.  Just because there are rules Read more…

China and Iran Hacks Demonstrate Need for Better AI-Based Defense

Two events that were uncovered recently -- the cyberattack waged by Iran against the United States and the hack of 10 global telecommunications firms suspected by China -- underscores the growing need to improve security Read more…

How Dark Data, DevOps, and IT Complexity Are Hurting Security

Despite the lip service paid to being "data-driven," the average organization fails to collect or process more than half of the data it generates, according to a new report from Splunk. From an operational standpoint, th Read more…

4 Apache Cassandra Pitfalls You Must Avoid

The distributed nature of Apache Cassandra – boasting an architecture that avoids any single point of failure – enables the open source database to deliver the high scalability, near 100% availability, and powerful r Read more…

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