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

Big Data Privacy Simplified

Enterprises dealing with personal information across the globe face a similar quandary: their data is both an asset and a liability. It’s an asset if they can wrest new insights from the data they harvest and process, but it’s a liability if they aren’t ensuring that they aren’t protecting the data to definitely address new … Continued

BigID Wins Award for Excellence in Data Privacy

Building upon our strong end to 2018, we are happy to share that BigID has been selected as the Gold winner in the 2019 Info Security Product Guide’s Global Excellence Awards for the “Privacy Solutions” category. With the continued global adoption of privacy laws such CCPA, NYDFS, LGPD and others, we remain committed to helping … Continued

2019: Global Privacy Gets Personal

2018 was a watershed year for privacy. The passage of the EU GDPR ushered in a new era in which data privacy became a first-order data security and governance problem warranting corporate attention and investment. This is not to say that the profession of privacy began last year. Quite the opposite.  Regulations covering privacy protection … Continued

The Advent of Privacy Engineering

Move over privacy attorneys, analysts, consultants, CPOs and DPOs. Let’s make room for the Privacy Engineers who can facilitate the technical implementation of privacy and data protection by design and default into products and services. Welcome, the emergence of Privacy Engineering. The field of privacy has typically been the realm of lawyers and consultants responsible … Continued

The Role of AI, ML, and Deep Learning in Privacy

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and now Deep Learning have become so overused that they may as well be synonymous with pixie dust and magical incantations. But, approaches utilizing these techniques are quietly altering how organizations face their most pressing challenge in understanding and protecting data.   That challenge can be succinctly described as how do … Continued

Why Is GDPR Not Compliance As Usual for the Financial Services Sector?

For the financial services sector, few things are new under the regulatory sun.  While the acronym has barely left the lips of privacy and information security professionals outside of financial services for at least six months (and potentially longer), GDPR joins dozens if not hundreds of existing regulations that IT and information security teams at … Continued

Seeing Is Believing: Better Data Compliance Through Smarter Data Visualization

Data is at the heart of the modern digital business. It defines how users engage and interact with a business. Understanding and analyzing customer content is, of course, not a new pursuit. The whole field of Big Data is a response to the need to better understand and anticipate customer behaviors by understanding the digital … Continued

NY Department of Financial Services New Cyber Imperative: Protect Your Customer Data

The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) Cybersecurity Regulation sets new standards for financial services firms doing business in the State of New York to identify and mitigate risk to their business and consumer data. But for all the organizational and technical requirements — like a board-approved cybersecurity program — the real impact of … Continued