Category: Data Privacy

What Attributes to Capture in GDPR / CCPA Data Mapping? Ten Essential Attributes

Data protection requirements vary based on the nature of the data hence organizations must have a comprehensive and accurate data map of what data they collect, store, and process. Here is a quick list of attributes that companies should collect as part of their data discovery process. A data mapping process is typically long and…
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Understanding Data Protection Landscape – Key Roles In Data Privacy

As the world focuses more stringently on data privacy and security and with the advent of GDPR and other similar regulations, data governance has become one of the most important concerns for many businesses. This crucial concern has not only guided businesses to implement new operational and technical measures but has also inspired a sea…
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Big Data Safety Challenges

Big Data, no longer just a buzzword or a promise of exciting things to come, is something that many businesses leverage daily in this modern age.  With the advent of the digital age, high volumes of data are generated daily from the internet, social networks, healthcare applications, sensors, and various other sources. Big Data refers…
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What is Data Minimization? Why Is It Important?

Companies are always collecting and analyzing data about their customers. Previously, organizations would indefinitely save all the data collected. However, with the growth of the internet, data has become easy to obtain, and customers share more information about themselves than ever before.  Saving all this data means that these companies spend more money and time…
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ABC’s of Privacy This Week-May 27,2020

Applause EU invests 49M euros for privacy, cybersecurity upgrades  According to recent reports, the European Commission has announced a 49 million euro commitment to nine projects focused on privacy and cybersecurity solutions for the bloc. The reports suggest that while five projects will relate to privacy and cybersecurity solutions for EU citizens and small- and…
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Top Big Data Security tips

A massive amount of data is being collected every day. Every business that has ever existed online has collected customer data. This data streams from a range of smart devices interconnected as the IoT (Internet of Things). Computer capacities are growing worldwide, so the amount of data is also increasing exponentially; as the number of…
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Big Data Privacy And Security Challenges Post COVID

The IDC (International Data Corporation) has declared that a rise in global IT expenditure may go down by 3 to 4% in 2020. The horrible scenario created after the outbreak of COVID19 is the primary cause behind this minor drop.  The pandemic may end soon but will have its disastrous effect left for long in…
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ABC’s of Privacy This Week-May 6,2020

Applause . Contact tracing efforts must respect citizens’ privacy The National Post reports, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that all contact tracing efforts in Canada must respect citizens’ privacy. The Prime Minister said, “We have a number of proposals and companies working on different models that might be applicable to Canada, but as…
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ABC’s of Privacy This Week-April 29,2020

Applause • EDPB adopts COVID-19 guidance on health data processing and Geo-location According to recent reports, the European Data Protection Board has released guidelines on health data processing for research purposes and using Geo-location and other tracking mechanisms to combat COVID-19.The guidelines address the legal basis for processing, cross-border data transfers, safeguards for data subject…
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What Are The Challenges In Doing A Privacy Audit?

The concept of privacy confuses people. Most people share seemingly unrelated, personal details online like birthdays and holiday plans on Facebook and promotions on LinkedIn. People also share Pictures of favorite foods and people on Instagram and opinions on sensitive issues throughout social media platforms; unbeknownst to them, the privacy risk increases with every share.…
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