Tag "data privacy"

GDPR, CCPA, and Other Emerging Mandates: A Perfect Storm Driving Data Privacy and Protection

The GDPR, the CCPA, and more privacy mandates to follow, have galvanized the enterprise need for operationalizing data privacy and protection. In conjunction with social media privacy abuses and increasing numbers of data breaches, the focus on data privacy is accelerating rapidly to become a board-level concern. Witness the growth and interest in the International Association... more

AI-Powered Privacy and Management for Petabyte-Packed Cloud Data Lakes

We now have data lakes with petabytes of data, being updated in real time with IoT, social and mobile information. Then there are tens of thousands of users accessing the data across various lines of your business: finance, sales, marketing, service, procurement, research & development, manufacturing, logistics and distribution. At this scale the only way... more

Operationalize Data Privacy

Today’s organizations need to mobilize data governance programs and resources to tackle enterprise-wide data privacy initiatives. These ambitious initiatives—which can span thousands of data stores, people, and processes—cannot be achieved with traditional security and production models. Instead, enterprise-grade automation, powered with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), is required to provide the foundational infrastructure... more

Don’t Talk To Me About Digital Transformation…

Digital transformation – tech world’s latest buzzword is getting used by everyone and executed by few. We’re great at making up terms that sound exciting- but aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. I prefer talking about data disruption. We’re not transforming the way we use data, we’re creating new opportunities for business areas for... more

Data Privacy Implications Under GDPR

First of all, what is GDPR? GDPR is the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation Act, which supersedes the 1995 Data Privacy Protection guideline. It is the Nuclear Option for the citizenry when its data is being used by non-authorized entities against their explicit wishes. As a consequence; automatic, vague opt-ins checked based on hyperlinks... more

GDPR – 3 Months Down, 21 to Go

Since the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) was formally announced as being a regulation from 25th May 2018 onwards, 3 months have passed. So what’s happened in that time? Differing responses to GDPR So depending on which part of the business you’re in, the initial response seemed to have been somewhere between panic and apathy.... more

Public Sector and the Impact of GDPR

From May 2018, the new EU General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) will require all Public Sector organisations to more effectively understand how they manage data on their citizens, contractors and staff. What does GDPR mean for Public Sector agencies? GDPR will introduce a new set of requirements on agencies around managing the privacy of data... more

GDPR: Does Brexit change anything?

The recent UK referendum vote to leave the EU (Brexit) doesn’t change the need for Financial Services institutions to become GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliant by May 2018. Doesn’t ‘Brexit’ change all this for UK Financial Services institutions? In the short term the answer is NO! UK Financial Services institutions are still going to... more

What’s the Cost of a Data Breach in Telecoms?

Now that the European Union has passed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) many Communications Service Providers (CSPs) are taking steps to ensure they are ready for the regulations and protected from the risk of a data breach. In general the telecoms industry has been focused on security for a long time but the focus... more