Topic: data privacy

Can blockchain solve data’s privacy problem?

Businesses want data on their customers. Customers want to protect their privacy, and ensure their information isn’t being misused. The General Data Protection Regulation in the European Union and the California Consumer Privacy Act in the United States are making efforts to protect personal data, but is there a better way? A newly released report … continue reading

Data Privacy Day highlights the growing importance of data protection

The importance of data privacy is more evident than ever on today’s National Data Privacy Day, created to raise awareness of privacy and data protection best practices. “As we continually share more data on our connected devices, businesses are collecting and using this personal information more than ever before. Just think about everything we do … continue reading

Industry Watch: It’s time for data privacy legislation

Privacy means different things to different people. It’s why some people build walls around their homes, yet others are totally comfortable walking on public beaches in the nude. Data privacy is another animal altogether, and there are varying degrees to what people will accept when it comes to giving up their personal information. People I’ve … continue reading

California Consumer Privacy Act follows in the GDPR’s footsteps

Last May, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, created to give consumers more control over how their data could be used by large companies. Shortly after the GDPR took effect, California approved a new regulation that will be going into effect starting January 1, 2020. In many regards, the California … continue reading

How to prepare for the California Consumer Privacy Act

Shortly after the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect in March, another regulation regarding data privacy has popped up here in the United States: The California Consumer Privacy Act is slated to go into effect starting January 1, 2020. According to the regulation’s website, these are the rights it will provide to … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Hyperledger bug bounty program, Google Play Protect’s Safe Browsing, and Blazor 0.2

The open-source collaborative effort dedicated to advancing blockchain technology has announced that a new bug bounty program is now open. The program is based off of a private bug bounty the organization has been running for the last six months with HackerOne. HackerOne will continue to lead the public bounty. Currently, the bounty will solely … continue reading

Redgate acquires SQL Manager tool from SysKit for GDPR compliance

Redgate today acquired the SQL Manager tool from SharePoint and SQL Server solution provider SysKit. The tool will allow Redgate to provide the data privacy and protection needed within databases as well as help meet the requirements of the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The regulation will be enforced on May 25 and organizations … continue reading

How to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation

Coming into force on May 25, 2018 is the long-awaited European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will change how businesses handle data on their customers and employees. In this ever-evolving world of data privacy, it’s important for companies to not only gain a strong understanding of GDPR, but understand where their data is located … continue reading

DevOps is failing these three tenets of privacy compliance

If you’re like many organizations with data security concerns, you probably believe your automated tests are sufficient to catch any potential security or privacy vulnerabilities. The scenario is familiar: You’re streaming data from multiple sources into your SEIM systems, and you’ve configured triggers for the reporting process. You keep a close eye on results from … continue reading

Mozilla announces initiative focused on data privacy

Today is Data Privacy Day, but Mozilla wants you to celebrate good data practices every day. The company has announced a new initiative designed to help companies and projects earn trust, stay lean, and be smart about collecting and using data. “At Mozilla, we believe that users trust products more when companies build in transparency … continue reading

The White House’s one-year progress report on Big Data and privacy

The working group President Obama put together to review Big Data and how it affects everyday privacy is releasing a one-year progress report to detail the gains it’s made and what still lies ahead of it. “As more data is collected, analyzed, and stored on both public and private systems, we must be vigilant in … continue reading

HTML Snippets Powered By : XYZScripts.com

Get access to this and other exclusive articles for FREE!

There's no charge and it only takes a few seconds.

Sign up now!