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In conversation: Facebook, data sovereignty, and why GDPR is flawed
In recent weeks, the topic of data privacy, data security, data sovereignty, and how social media platforms harvest and use our information has reared its head again. The most recent Facebook whistleblower, who divulged how the platform knows it is responsible for helping to create divisions through its algorithm, which
DataOps Dilemma: Survey Reveals Gap in the Data Supply Chain
The survey associated with this report, commission by Immuta, focused on identifying the limiting factors in the data “supply chain” as it relates to the overall DataOps methodology of the organization. DataOps itself is the more agile and automated application of data management techniques to advance data-driven outcomes, while the …
4 Steps to Delete Yourself from the Internet for Data Privacy
Data privacy is a growing concern for people all over the world. Many people have become cynical about data privacy. Sixty-two percent of people told Pew Research that they don’t think it is possible to go through life without companies collecting their personal data and 63% said the same about …
5 Advanced Identity Theft Protection Tips in the Big Data Era
There are a lot of great things about living in an era governed by big data. Big data creates a lot of new opportunities in business and our personal lives. However, there are also downsides to the sudden influx of data in the 21st Century. One major concern is that …
Why data privacy by design is essential for getting ahead of the game
The EU’s GDPR renewed the data industry’s focus on user privacy, but new regulations are, in fact, a staple of the ebbing and flowing digital landscape. Although businesses are seeking new processes in response to current privacy laws, it pays more to stay ahead of the curve. Changing regulations are
Data Privacy in the Digital Age: A Right or a Luxury?
The right to privacy is widely regarded as a fundamental human right. A growing number of people are expressing concerns about their desire to have privacy protected. One poll found that 93% of Americans would switch to a new brand that protected their privacy better. But if that’s so, why …
Collaboration is key to achieving trust and transparency in the new era of digital identity
As consumers across the globe become increasingly aware of their digital identity and personal data rights and further regulations take hold, it’s unsurprising that Google has announced it will not be replacing third-party cookies with identifiers and email addresses. Advertisers now need to look for new ways to engage valuable
How to adhere to data privacy regulations while improving your customer relationships
Almost everything we do has been affected by Covid-19 – the way we use customer data is no exception. In adjusting your communication to reflect the sudden change in consumer habits, it’s key to adhere to data guidelines, including GDPR. You can only use data for the purpose for which …
International Data Privacy Day and an important reminder of our obligations
International Data Privacy Day is almost here. January 28 is a chance for all of us to raise awareness, remind ourselves of our commitments to data privacy, and ensure we know data protection best practices. Data privacy (sometimes called “information privacy”) is a subset of data protection that deals with …
In Pod we trust: towards a transparent data economy
polypoly Cooperative publishes a technical white paper featuring its core technology, the polyPod. The cooperative is the first of its kind: A pan-European data cooperative in which shareholder-members own and profit from the underlying technology. Download now! Things are totally out of control. We don’t know who has our data, …
VPNs Are Crucial Privacy Protection Tools in the Age of Big Data
Big data has had many beneficial changes in our lives, but it has also heightened our concerns about privacy. We are especially worried about our privacy online more than ever before. Some of these concerns can be addressed with VPNs, which are an important gatekeeper for privacy in a world …
Familiarize Yourself with the Legality of Data Accumulation Under New Data Governance Rules
Data is absolutely vital to your occupation as a business owner. After all, this information lets you understand your market better, enabling you to provide better customer experiences. However, customers aren’t as willing to share personal information with companies. In fact, a study found that 79% of Americans are concerned …
Avoid Data-Driven Cyber Attacks By Avoiding These 5 File Sharing Errors
File sharing habits that can cripple your business Big data has made cyberattacks more frightening than ever. A growing number of hackers have started using big data to orchestrate new cyberattacks, which can be incredibly damaging. You need to be aware of the risks of security breaches in the age …
Thinking about Privacy in the Fight Against COVID-19
In this contributed article, Guy Cohen, Head of Policy at Privitar, unpacks the process of location data and how it’s being used to combat coronavirus but falling short in privacy considerations, and calls for action from data privacy and IT leaders to ensure the steps we take in analyzing location …
Three VPN use cases you should know about
What is a VPN? How is it used? Why is it needed now more than ever before? Read on. Do you want to protect your online identity, stay safe on public wifi or bypass censorship on the internet? Then this article is for you. First a little background on how …
10 Helpful Ways To Ensure Data Centric Cybersecurity
Warren Buffet warns that cybercrime is “the number one problem with mankind,” and given the high number of data breaches that occurred in 2019, data-centric security should be at the forefront of everybody’s (and every business’) mind. What is Data-Centric Cybersecurity? With the increasing amount of highly-sensitive data that companies …
Protecting Data Privacy in the Era of Digital Trading
In this contributed article, front end developer Gary Stevens observes that borderless investment platforms often removes regulations and oversight from the equation. This can have disastrous consequences when it places copious amounts of investor data and account information out in cyberspace, widens the attack surface, and increases the number of …
Data Monetization in a Pro-Privacy World
For over the last decade, some of the most successful companies on earth have made their riches by mining user data and selling it to advertisers. The big question is whether this will continue to be a sustainable business model with the ever-mounting scrutiny on data privacy and if not …