#Privacy: NCSA tells consumers to “own their privacy” as US Data Privacy Day approaches

With the California Consumer Privacy Act taking effect this year and other states considering similar legislation, data privacy has become a growing concern for businesses and consumers alike in the US and around the world alike. In fact, according to a recent survey by Pew Research Center, a majority of Americans think their personal data is […]

Tips to securing a privacy budget

Privacy is historically underfunded when it comes to company budgets, even as “data privacy” has become a popular topic. Some stakeholders view regulations, like the GDPR or CCPA, as a one-time, check-the-box project, and therefore fail to fund appropriately. However, those handling privacy management on a day-to-day basis know this is not the case when […]

#Privacy: Staying up with rising expectations for AI will be a key business challenge in 2020

In the next decade, artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to broadly impact daily business operations and provide tangible benefits to employees and consumers, according to Living in an AI World: Achievements and Challenges in Artificial Intelligence across Five Industries, a new study from KPMG LLP. Nine out of 10 respondents anticipate AI will help their organizations […]

#Privacy: More cloud on the horizon for 2020

Scality, which specialises in software solutions for global data orchestration and distributed file and object storage, predicts that data storage will become massively decentralized in 2020. Hybrid cloud is predicted to become the defacto standard for organizations as they seek ways to manage and use data efficiently and intelligently. “Though the trends we’ve been seeing in 2018 […]

#Privacy: Cyber rises to top of global business risk list for first time, study finds

For the first time ever, Cyber incidents ranks as the most important business risk globally in the ninth Allianz Risk Barometer 2020, relegating perennial top peril Business interruption (BI) to second place. Seven years ago, cyber ranked 15th with just 6% of responses. Changes in legislation and regulation (#3 with 27%) and Climate change (#7 with […]

#Privacy: Urgent need for C-suite to engage to manage cybersecurity risk, study finds

Rapidly evolving cybersecurity threats are now commanding the attention of senior business leaders and boards of directors and are no longer only the concern of IT security professionals. A new report released today from University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) and Booz Allen Hamilton uses insights gleaned from board members with over 130 years of board […]