Privacy-Centric Discovery for Big Data: Do You Know Who’s Swimming in Your Data Lake?

More than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day, and most of it never gets deleted. It flows from multiple business units and into numerous systems in the form of structured and unstructured data, and into business applications. Organizations are building data lakes and data warehouses for business intelligence and analytics purposes that … Continued

Consent Governance: Moving From Process to Purpose via Data Intelligence

As the dust clears since the EU GDPR came into effect, and most companies come to terms with managing their consent collection processes, many are increasingly finding themselves struggling with how to transition those consent agreements into a practical control for application processing and data holders. Much of the focus around consent has been on … Continued

Correlation Vs Classification: Reimagining Data Discovery in the Age of GDPR

With the advent of the privacy era, and the looming General Data Protection Regulation, organizations are starting to realize that relying on classification for data discovery has hit its limit. GDPR, and privacy more broadly is about whose data you have, not just what data you have. Privacy is centered on identity; it’s about people. … Continued

GDPR Article 30 Record Keeping: What’s The Point of Keeping Records on Your Data Processes If You Don’t Know Where Your Data Records Are?

GDPR  introduces a number of challenging obligations for enterprises, ranging from data subject rights to consent management. One of the more labor-intensive obligations is the Article 30 requirement for processors and controllers of personal data to keep records of processing activity. Usually referenced as the “Article 30 Record Keeping requirement”, this obligation places a responsibility … Continued

Where’s Waldo: Finding Identity in Big Data

Big Data creates big problems for finding identity information. As organizations shift to predominantly online interactions with their customers, they are collecting petabytes of data about individuals at evermore breakneck pace. Organizations want to quickly respond and even anticipate their customer’s’ needs. That means increasingly surrounding their customers with digital services across Web, mobile, home, … Continued

5 Reasons Why Personal Data Protection Needs Identity

Data protection tools function with virtually no context of whose data they presumably protect. Discovery and protection of sensitive, confidential and regulated data has been at the top of almost every CISO’s to do list for the past 10 years. In response, the IT security industry has developed a range of solutions to help discover … Continued