Tag "GDPR"

Data Quality and Governance: An Informatica World 2017 Preview

Here we are. Just a few short days away from Informatica World 2017. If you haven’t registered yet, I encourage you to consider coming out and joining us for the most informative data event that you’ll attend all year. And it’s in the heart of San Francisco! If you have registered, perhaps you’re starting to... more

How GDPR Makes Marketing Sense – Embrace It!

In my last blog I put my case forward for investment in General Data Protection Regulation Act compliance, but didn’t explore what I believe may turn out to be the most interesting aspect of GDPR. Of course, “the most interesting” is personal preference. There are many out there who are fascinated by data protection, including... more

Deprioritising GDPR – Is it a Risk Worth Taking?

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation Act comes into force in May 2018. Companies who store or process personal information on European individuals would have had two years to understand the requirements and formulate a strategy for compliance. My experience in working with regulatory affairs people in the pharmaceutical industry is telling me that there are... more

Top 3 Data Security KPIs for 2017

It’s that time of year, publications and social are flooded with numerous articles on 2017 security predictions, trends and priorities. Publications such as eWeek, SC Magazine and Dark Reading have predictions ranging from the obvious to the obscure. I find these articles interesting and entertaining; but I would love to see score cards year-to-year on... 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