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Data Privacy Day: Selected Quotes and Insights from the Industry Leaders- The Conclusion

Dear readers, this is the concluding part of our Data Privacy Day coverage. We spoke to 50+ data privacy leaders, CEOs, CMOs, and research analysts to gather information about data privacy trends. Our concluding chapter on Data Privacy Data includes insights from-- Adam Solomon, CMO of Lotame Chris Babel, CEO, TrustArc Todd Tran, Chief Strategy Officer lo for Teads Vaibhav Arya, CEO of Media.net Chris Mullaney, Data Protection Officer, UJET Alex Igelsböck, CEO, Adverity Kirit Basu, Head of Product…

Data Privacy Day: Selected Quotes and Insights from the Industry Leaders- Part 3

Part 1 and Part 2 revealed fascinating angles on how to deal with Data Privacy. Yet, we found out that Data Privacy Day continues to be celebrated as an event. Instead, we should ensure that Data Privacy becomes a wholesome practice throughout the industry, delivering consistent guidelines to all the organizations included in the system. Recently, DoubleVerify (DV) announced the first programmatic platform certification program for comprehensive Connected TV fraud protection. We read how Sourcepoint's OTT data privacy…

Data Privacy Day: Selected Quotes and Insights from the Industry Leaders- Part 2

Part 1 of the Data Privacy Day Quotes Series featured interesting quotes and insights from technology leaders. We will continue the story here in Part 2 and in Part 3, respectively. Last month, Sourcepoint announced the launch of an OTT compliance solution. It was created as part of its ‘Consent Everywhere’ commitment. This enshrines Sourcepoint's commitment to capturing consumer privacy preferences within Connected TV environments. We found an instant connection between Sourcepoint CEO Ben Barokas' insights on Data…

Data Privacy Day: Selected Quotes and Insights from the Industry Leaders- Part 1

28 January is celebrated as the International Data Privacy Day. CCPA came into effect from 1 January 2020. China implemented the Password Law from the start of the new year. These recent developments reveal the heightened efforts to secure customer data and provide online internet users with data privacy. Every company is slated to become a Big Data processor, either using Big Data or producing tons of it. According to a report, its the number of zeroes in Big Data that will boggle your mind - G2 puts it at more than…

Data Privacy Day: Enhance Data Security in 10 Minutes or Less

CyberScout outlines simple ways to improve business and personal data security In recognition of Data Privacy Day, CyberScout, a global leader in identity theft resolution, data defense and employee benefits services, has compiled a series of simple steps that consumers and business leaders can take to enhance data security in 10 minutes or less. "We hear every day about cybercrime becoming more pervasive, sophisticated and expansive, and many consumers and business leaders have become overwhelmed by the perceived…

OneTrust Releases New Privacy Tools for Mobile and Teams Up with Adobe for Data Privacy Day

To Celebrate Data Privacy Day 2019, Companies Can Get a "Privacy Health Check" of Their Mobile Apps and Integrate Onetrust Consent Records with Adobe Experience Platform Launch and Adobe Experience Platform Mobile SDK To help mark Data Privacy Day 2019, OneTrust is working with Adobe to release two new mobile tools to empower privacy and marketing professionals to better understand opportunities and potential privacy risks. Data Privacy Day is an international effort held annually on Jan. 28 to create awareness about the…

OneSpan Joins the National Cyber Security Alliance on Data Privacy Day

Onespan Developing New Tools to Safeguard Privacy, Data and Trust Online OneSpan, a global leader in software for trusted identities, e-signatures and secure transactions, announced it has joined the National Cyber Security Alliance as a Champion of Data Privacy Day, an annual, international effort to raise awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust. As a Champion, OneSpan takes responsibility for being a conscientious steward of personal information while also developing new…

Data Privacy Day 2019 Reminds Businesses and Consumers About the Value of Personal Data and the Need to Protect It

In This New Era of Privacy, the National Cyber Security Alliance Will Underscore the Value of Personal Information by Informing Businesses About the Critical Need to Respect Consumer Privacy and Safeguard Data Last year, worrisome headlines jolted consumers into reality about protecting personal data. A recent survey indicates that 90 percent of those polled were “very concerned” about their privacy. Our always-connected lives require that we understand how our data is collected, used and shared and what actions to take…

DataGrail Named a Cool Vendor by Gartner in the Cool Vendors in Privacy, 2020 Report

DataGrail, a leading privacy management firm, today announced it was named a Cool Vendor in the latest Gartner Cool Vendors in Privacy, 2020 report (Gartner subscription required). Due to increased demand in data privacy compliance, largely driven by the CCPA and GDPR, DataGrail has more than tripled its headcount in the last twelve months, and revenue is up more than 600 percent. According to Gartner, "As privacy laws evolve globally, the vendor landscape has developed with innovative solutions that help security and risk…

Cyclonis Backup Launched to Protect Against Ransomware & Securely Backup Files from Data Loss

Cyclonis Limited releases Cyclonis Backup, an easy-to-use and full-featured backup solution that leverages the Cloud and strong AES-256 encryption to help users protect themselves against ransomware and backup their data. Cyclonis Ltd. releases Cyclonis Backup, a backup solution designed to simplify the process of backing up and restoring information. Cyclonis Backup's intuitive interface is tailored to help both novice and expert users to seamlessly and effectively backup their important files. Backup data is encrypted…

Localogy Launches Weekly Privacy Bulletin and Privacy Council

Association’s Latest Initiatives Address Members’ Most Pressing Needs With its members facing growing concerns regarding the implications of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other privacy laws and guidelines, Localogy launched a new initiative in collaboration with Attorney and Data Privacy Expert James Ward. The Localogy Privacy Bulletin is a member-exclusive, weekly email publication designed to help members stay abreast of the latest trends and best practices in data privacy, empowering them to make more…

Building Better Data Management Practices Against Consumer Privacy Concerns

In the age of Brexit, GDPR and Cambridge Analytica scandals, CMOs are finding it harder to navigate effective data management, especially as consumer privacy concerns continue to grow. In fact, some CMOs say their businesses are losing millions of dollars every year due to poor data handling skills, a new survey revealed. Silverbullet’s new report Whose data is it anyway? How UK marketers navigate data management as consumer privacy concerns grow, surveyed 100 UK CMOs and a wealth of consumers to uncover the ongoing…

96% of It Leaders in the Legal Sector Say Insider Data Breaches Are a Major Concern

Egress global Insider Data Breach Survey reveals legal sector employees twice as likely to breach company policy when data sharing than employees in other sectors Egress, the leading provider of human layer security solutions, today published the legal sector analysis of its second global Insider Data Breach Survey. The study found that a staggering 96% of IT leaders in the sector say insider breach risk is a significant concern. 77% think employees have put data at risk accidentally in the past 12 months and 78% think…

Study: Data Security Is the New Table Stakes for a Positive Brand Experience

According to a new study released today by Infogroup, a leading provider of data and data-driven intelligence solutions, 80% of consumers say they're more concerned about privacy than they used to be — a tendency marketers ought to keep in mind. In its report, "How Different Generations Think About Their Data", Infogroup surveyed more than 1,000 consumers on their data privacy priorities. The survey showed that 65% of consumers consider it risky to give a company their personal information. Marketing Technology News:…

TechBytes with Amy Yeung, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer at Lotame

Hi Amy. Tell us about your journey into data privacy. My data privacy “dive into the deep end” started with ZeniMax, a domestic game publisher. They set their sights on becoming a global gaming publisher with a global software platform footprint. Today, we’d call that SaaS, but at the time, the concept was radical and, paired with the competitiveness of the industry and the breadth, it was an ambitious project. We quickly realized to accomplish these goals, we’d need to figure out how to move a lot of information…

Social Networks Might Seem Like a Modern-Day Phenomenon but They and Their Problems Have Been Around for Centuries

Three-part documentary series Niall Ferguson's Networld, premiering March 17 on PBS, provides unique insights from history into the viral spread of ideas and how social media's technology is a battlefield of the future Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok… social networking platforms continue to grow, connecting people and spreading information instantly on a global level. Early Silicon Valley idealism of creating a connected world has faded. Today these platforms are a source of anxiety – with fake news and…

Earth Day Network Announces Shift to Global Digital Mobilizations for 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Amid the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, Earth Day Network, the global organizer of Earth Day, will mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with the first Digital Earth Day, a global digital mobilization on April 22 to address the most urgent threats to people and the planet. “At Earth Day Network, the health and safety of volunteers and participants in Earth Day events is our top concern. Amid the recent outbreak, we encourage people to rise up but to do so safely and responsibly — in many cases, that means…

MarTech Interview with Barbara Lawler, Chief Privacy and Data Ethics Officer at Looker

"Data ethics is doing the right thing with data, considering the human impact from all sides, and making decisions based on your brand values." Hi Barbara. Tell us about your journey into data protection and how you started at Looker. My journey into data security and privacy began more than two decades ago, where I previously served as Chief Privacy Officer for Intuit, Inc. and the Hewlett-Packard Company. In fact, I was Hewlett-Packard’s first-ever CPO, where I led a global team that drove global privacy policy and…

Ascential Acquires Yimian Data as Part of Edge by Ascential, Delivering Leading Innovative Digital Commerce Solutions Worldwide

The enhanced Edge by Ascential business adds deeper Chinese innovation and analytics in digital commerce to its global AI-powered data analytics, empowering brands with the knowledge to win in digital commerce Ascential, the specialist global information company, has acquired Yimian Data (renamed 'Yimian by Ascential' after the acquisition, hereafter referred to as 'Yimian'), a leading AI-powered digital commerce data solutions provider from China, and has integrated it as a division of Edge by Ascential, its digital…

Duality Technologies Launches SecurePlus Query, the First Privacy-Enhanced Query Engine for Data Collaboration

Duality SecurePlus Query utilizes Homomorphic Encryption to enable banks to securely collaborate across institutions and borders in financial crime investigations, without compromising data privacy Duality Technologies, a leading provider of Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs), announced today the launch of  SecurePlus Query,  a privacy-by-design query engine for data collaboration. The novel solution opens up new ways for organizations to maximize data insights and leverage collective intelligence. In the financial…