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WireWheel Offers New Free CCPA Compliance Training

Free training course focuses on California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) data privacy requirements and responsibilities for employees WireWheel, a leading data privacy management software provider, announced the release of a free course focused on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) and is geared toward employees at any size organization who are responsible for complying with privacy legislation. It is a 30-min online video course that covers the general compliance…

WireWheel Joins the MuleSoft Technology Partner Program

WireWheel releases a MuleSoft Certified Connector for the WireWheel Privacy Management Platform to simplify connectivity and enable organizations to create connected customer experiences, faster WireWheel, a leading provider of data privacy management solutions, announced it has joined the MuleSoft Technology Partner Program and has contributed to the partner ecosystem by releasing a MuleSoft Certified Connector for the WireWheel Privacy Management Platform. The WireWheel connector enables organizations to quickly and…

WireWheel and Anira Solutions Join Forces to Help Companies Launch and Evolve Data Privacy Operations

Joint solution combines intelligent automation with hands-on privacy guidance WireWheel, a leading provider of data privacy management solutions, announced a partnership with Anira Solutions, Inc., experts in data governance and regulatory compliance. Using WireWheel's comprehensive platform, Anira helps companies build and manage privacy operations to meet increasingly stringent and complex laws. New regulations and escalating customer expectations are demanding greater transparency about data privacy. Namely, legal…

WireWheel Joins the AWS Partner Network Global Startup Program

WireWheel, a leader in cloud-based data privacy compliance, announced that it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) Global Startups Initiative. The APN Global Startups is a unique "white glove" support and go-to-market (GTM) initiative for selected startup APN Partners so that they can build on their AWS expertise, better serve shared customers, and accelerate their growth. To be selected for the APN Global Startups Initiative, WireWheel had to meet pre-defined criteria, including; a clear…

WireWheel and IDology Partner to Verify and Authenticate Subject Rights Requests for CCPA, GDPR and Evolving Privacy Laws

Joint solution combines WireWheel's industry-leading privacy management platform with IDology's digital identity verification and authentication solution WireWheel, the leading provider of data privacy management solutions, announced a partnership with IDology, a GBG company and the leading provider of innovative identity solutions and fraud prevention tools for digital environments. The two will work together to offer a critical solution for verifying and authenticating the identities of consumers who submit Subject Rights…

WireWheel and Virtru Partner to Protect Integrity and Privacy of Personal Data

WireWheel, a leading provider of data privacy management solutions, announced a partnership with Virtru, a leading data protection platform provider that stands at the intersection of security and privacy. Their combined solutions help companies meet increasingly stringent compliance regulations and rising customer expectations for how personal data is collected, processed and shared. Protecting personal information requires best-in-class solutions at every stage of the data supply chain. Privacy practices, enabled by…

Privacy Protection Platform WireWheel Closes $10 Million in Financing

Data Privacy Platform Simplifies Compliance for Expanding Global Data Protection Regulations like Gdpr and the New California Consumer Privacy Act WireWheel, the Software-as-a-Service platform that modernizes global data privacy compliance, announced the closing of a $10 million Series A round. New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and PSP Growth (PSP) led the investment round, with participation from existing and new investors Grotech Ventures, Sands Capital Ventures and Revolution's Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. Total capital…

Demand for Data Privacy Management Software Will Remain Strong, Driven by Expanding Regulatory and Data Management Requirements, According…

The data privacy management software market saw soaring growth in 2020 with worldwide revenues up 46.1% year over year. International Data Corporation (IDC) expects this growth to continue over the next several years, driven by the further expansion of data privacy regulatory regimes worldwide. A new forecast from IDC estimates that data privacy management software revenues will nearly double between 2020 and 2025, reaching nearly $2.3 billion in 2025 with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.3%. Marketing…

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…

Resolution No.1 for 2020: Avoid Falling into the CCPA Leghold Trap

Aptly so, the first editorial piece of the Year 2020 is about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).  We are tracking its mandates and how businesses cope with the new regulation for the next 6-8 months.*  California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) officially came into action from 1 January 2020. With barely hours since its kick-off, a majority of the US businesses are still trying to standardize their CCPA data privacy guidelines. Those with a strong grip on the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may have a…

SugarCRM Acquires SaaS Marketing Automation Innovator Salesfusion

Powerful Combination Expands Sugar Platform to Relentlessly Drive Relevant Customer Experiences that Create Customers for Life SugarCRM Inc., the company that helps organizations deliver exceptional customer experiences, announced it has acquired Salesfusion, a leading provider of marketing automation solutions recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Lead Management. @SugarCRM announces the acquisition of leading marketing automation provider, @Salesfusion, empowering customers to build stronger customer…

NCMEC Launches Geo-Targeted Digital Out of Home Campaign to Help Find Missing Children

As Part of the Cross-Industry Initiative Created by M/H VCCP, the out of Home (OOH) Advertising Industry Has Donated AD Space Valued at More Than $3 Million to Feature Regionally Targeted Photos of Missing Children Across the US National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and advertising agency M/H VCCP have launched Runaway Train 25, a cross-industry initiative to reinvent the search for missing children in the US As part of the initiative more than 450 digital billboards and transit screens will…

Hunters.AI Raises $5.4 Million Seed Round to Equip Cybersecurity Teams with the First Autonomous Threat Hunting Machine

Utilizes Unique Military-Grade Attack Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence and Existing Security Data to Deliver Proactive, Scalable and Actionable Attack Detection Hunters.AI, the pioneer in autonomous threat hunting, announced $5.4 Million in seed funding for its mission to accelerate cyber threat response and fight cybercrime by helping organizations detect, identify and remediate sophisticated cyberattacks targeting their cloud, hybrid and enterprise environments. The round was led by YL Ventures and Blumberg…

Verint Honors 7 Award-Winning Customers Achieving Remarkable Results in Customer Engagement

Verint Systems Inc., The Customer Engagement Company, announced the winners of its Engage Global Customer and Partner Awards recognizing organizations that have deployed Verint solutions to simplify, modernize, and automate customer and employee engagement, as well as improve customer experience (CX) and drive efficiency. The winners were named during an awards gala at the Verint Engage 2019 Global Customer Conference, in Orlando, Fla “This year at Engage, we are proud to announce these global customer and partner award…

Cint Appoints SVP of Asia Nicholas Antram to Continue Strategic Expansion Across the Region

Antram Joins EVP of APAC Karine Parsy to Strengthen Cint’s Regional Presence as Global Businesses Increasingly Require More Technology, Speed and Sophisticated Market Research Solutions Cint, the world’s sample management platform, announced the appointment of SVP of Asia Nicholas Antram. Based out of Cint’s Tokyo office, Antram will bolster Cint’s APAC leadership team as it continues to expand across the region. “Antram’s experience in demand, supply and programmatic offering in Japan will be invaluable for Cint. He has…

Qlik Kicks Off AI In Action: The Qlik Analytics Tour, The Largest Roadshow In Data & Analytics

Worldwide Tour to Host More Than 130 Events Across Americas, Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Asia-Pacific Qlik announced the start of its Qlik Analytics Tour, which will host 130 events worldwide involving 90+ Qlik partners to showcase the power of analytics to turn raw data into powerful insights that helps organizations lead with data. Leading organizations are investing in analytics to more easily discover and leverage key insights through data that can enable strategic action across their entire organization. Through…

IBM Security: Cybersecurity Threats Growing In Travel and Transportation Industries

Transportation Grows to Second-Most Targeted Industry for Cybercriminals in 2018; New Survey Finds That More Than 70% of Travelers Have Exposed Themselves to Cyber Risks Through High-Risk Behaviors IBM Security issued new research highlighting that the travel industry and its customers are increasingly the targets of cyberattacks as criminals seek to monetize highly valuable travel data. Compounding the problem, a new survey conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of IBM Security reveals that travelers are still blind to…

Spectrum Equity Announces Sale of Ethoca to Mastercard

Ethoca's Product Suite Adds to Mastercard's Commitment to Reduce Digital Commerce Fraud Spectrum Equity, a leading growth equity firm, is pleased to announce that the previously announced acquisition of Ethoca by Mastercard has closed. Ethoca is the leading, global provider of collaboration-based technology that enables card issuers, ecommerce merchants and online businesses to increase card acceptance, stop fraud, recover lost revenue and eliminate chargebacks from both fraud and customer disputes. Ethoca's suite of…

Omar Javaid Named President of Vonage’s API Platform Group

Jay Patel Promoted to Vonage Chief Product Officer Vonage, a global business cloud communications leader, announced that Omar Javaid has been named President of the Company's API Platform Group. In this role, Omar will drive the vision and development of Vonage's communications APIs via Nexmo, the Vonage API Platform and will continue to provide strategic oversight of the Company's product portfolio. Vonage's Nexmo continues to be integral to accelerating the Company's One Vonage strategy of delivering fully integrated…

Quorum’s Integrated Platform Opens New Dimension for Out-of-Home Advertising, Synchronizing Billboards, Mobile and Social Ads, and OOH…

Company Debuts Industry-First Companion Ad Solution at OAAA Geopath Conference Quorum's new ad platform for the out-of-home (OOH) advertising industry leverages integrated ad channels and centralized data to usher physical billboards into a new realm of effectiveness. The company will debut its solution at the OAAA Geopath Conference in Las Vegas, May 20 – 22, showing how OOH Sales reps can easily add companion mobile and social advertising to existing physical OOH placements within their client's media plan. The…