Data Anonymization

How to Anonymize Data

With the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) enforcement date right around the corner, lawsuits citing CCPA have already begun to emerge, and data deletion requests are piling up. Financial institutions–and other organizations–must now act immediately to comply with data privacy laws.  Of the many methods companies can use to safeguard the data in their possession,…
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Privacy Cage

Privacy Cages: The End of Data Privacy Laws? 

Evervault, a Dublin-based data privacy company has raised $16 million in its Series A funding round led by Index Ventures. This takes the total raised by the company to $19 million, giving it crucial resources to “build the API (application programming interface) for data privacy.” The company, founded by Shane Curran, has a simple manifesto:…
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Federated Learning

What is Federated Learning? And How Can Differential Privacy Make it Better?

Machine learning is a constantly growing technology. But some recent developments are particularly noteworthy for business leaders because they are paving the way for fairer, safer, more private, and more affordable machine learning algorithms.  In 2017, Google announced that machine learning models trained with user interaction from mobile devices would adopt federated learning while, in…
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Data Deletion Requests And CCPA

CCPA Deletion Requests Are Piling Up

It’s impossible to predict all of the long-term effects of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), but businesses can already look to the number of data deletion requests to plot a path forward. The US privacy management firm DataGrail compiled a report on the early trends of CCPA compliance in Q1 2020. Here’s everything you…
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Data Privacy

Complying with Data Privacy Law Lends a Competitive Advantage

Data governance and data privacy compliance almost always complement each other. When organizations are compliant with data privacy and security guidelines, it is likely because an effective data governance strategy is already in place. And the opposite is oftentimes also true. At the risk of oversimplifying these broad concepts, data privacy is about identifying and…
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