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DataGrail Research Reveals 70% of Privacy Professionals Agree Their Systems Will Not Support New Privacy Regulations

Thousands of Manual Processes Increase Risk of Human Error, Strain Productivity; Half of Companies Missed GDPR Compliance Deadline--Most Plan New Hires for Regulations DataGrail, the privacy management platform purpose-built for the European (GDPR), Californian (CCPA) and impending privacy regulations, announced the publication of "The Age of Privacy: The Cost of Continuous Compliance." The report benchmarks the operational impact of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer…

BigID Expands Global Sales Organization to Help Enterprises Meet Worldwide Privacy Regulations

On the Heels of Record Sales Growth in 2018, BigID Adds New SVP Global Sales, VP Pre-Sales Engineering and Sales Teams in London, Paris, Stockholm, Zurich, São Paulo, Singapore to Existing US Sales Organization BigID, Inc. the leader in data-centric personal data privacy and protection, announced that it has expanded the company’s sales presence in Europe, Asia and LATAM to meet demand from new global privacy regulations. BigID has also appointed Michael Trites as senior vice president of global sales to oversee the…

Gigya Introduces Enterprise Preference Manager To Fortify Customer Trust and Address New Privacy Regulations

The Enterprise Preference Manager Can Be Adopted Without The Need To Access  The Gigya Customer Identity Management Platform Following closely on the heels around the announcement of its acquisition by SAP, Gigya, the leader in customer identity and access management (CIAM), has introduced Gigya Enterprise Preference Manager, to help organizations build customer trust and address upcoming privacy regulations, including the European Union’s upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Patrick Salyer, CEO of…

TrustArc Platform Enhancements Simplify Privacy Management for CCPA, GDPR and Other Global Regulations

New Dashboard Streamlines Compliance and Risk Management for Privacy, It and Business Teams TrustArc, the leading privacy compliance management company, announced a major expansion of its award-winning privacy platform to simplify compliance management for GDPR, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and other privacy regulations. The enhancements include a set of dynamic components including regulatory updates, risk scores, program status, and other privacy program Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) integrated into a…

Informatica Showcases Industry’s Most Comprehensive Solution for Data Governance and Privacy Across Analytics

Informatica to Highlight AI-Powered Capabilities to Deliver Trusted Data for Data Democratization and Business Value at Free Virtual Summit on July 14 Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, will showcase the metadata-driven intelligence and automation of the industry's most comprehensive solution for data analytics and privacy governance at its Intelligent Data Summit for Data Governance and Privacy, the final summit in the company's free CLAIREview virtual summer event series. Informatica's data…

TrustArc And BigID Deliver Automated Data Discovery And Privacy Program Management

TrustArc, the leader in data privacy management and automation, and BigID, the leader in data discovery and intelligence for privacy, protection and perspective, announced a partnership to help organizations uncover, classify, understand, and protect personal and sensitive data for ongoing privacy compliance. “Data is a company’s most vital asset. Maintaining data privacy reduces the risk businesses incur while simultaneously unlocking the business value of that data,” said Michael Lin, SVP product and engineering of…

CCPA Final Regulations: Logic Aside, What to Exactly Expect in the Pandemic Era?

It’s exactly a month since the California Attorney General finalized and submitted the proposed regulations to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to the state’s Office of Administrative Law (OAL). Tomorrow, on 1 July, the OAL is expected to review the recommendations and approve the CCPA final regulations. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the California Governor passed the EO N-40-20 that allows the OAL to take an additional 60 days to complete the review process. To simplify things for CCPA compliance, the AG…

New Comscore Research Examines the Future of Privacy-Safe Measurement

Whitepaper explores Comscore's current and future initiatives for leading the industry into a cookieless environment In an increasingly data privacy-driven world, marketers are challenged to ensure the success of their campaigns while respecting consumers' privacy and maintaining consumer trust. Against this changing privacy backdrop, Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, is excited to announce the release of its 2020 "Future of Measurement in a Cookieless World"…

Honoring Consumer Privacy is Paramount to Successful Customer Experiences

Companies have emerged with solutions to create more personalized and meaningful brand experiences for their customers. To reach these greater levels of customer experiences, they are collecting more data than ever. Protecting and securing this data is table stakes in establishing consumer trust. But what’s often missed is making sure to always honor the consumer’s privacy in the process. Just because the data can be used doesn’t mean it should be used. We should always consider The Golden Rule of Data (which I’ve written…

Social Media Platform 2cents Dedicated to Protecting Privacy

While Silicon Valley tech giants abuse and sell the personal data of their users, 2cents does not. 2cents, a micro blogging platform, offers a responsible approach to social media by not abusing the privacy of its customers. 2cents believes in digital privacy, which encompasses information privacy, communication privacy and individual privacy. The company protects these privacies by pledging to never collect, package and sell any information that its members create. Marketing Technology News: Adapty Delivers First…

1touch.io Secures $14 Million Series A Round for its Network-Based Data Discovery, Privacy and Security Platform

Financing Led by National Grid Partners and Jerusalem Venture Partners 1touch.io, a leading provider of data discovery, privacy, and security solutions, announced it has secured a $14 million Series A round from leading investors, including National Grid Partners (NGP) and Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP). Additional investors include, Connecticut Innovations, Mindset Ventures, and Ocean Azul Partners. 1touch.io will use the investment to increase the company’s RD and field presence. Pradeep Tagare, vice-president at NGP,…

The Privacy Pendulum: How Millennial and Gen Z Perceptions of Search and Privacy are Changing

As digital natives and early adopters of the technologies that have shaped the 21st-century economy, Millennials and Generation Z are hardly tech skeptics. But amid high-profile data breaches and mounting scrutiny into how companies like Facebook and Google have harnessed users' data, young adults have grown more skeptical about data collection. These younger generations are increasingly distrustful that internet companies are responsible stewards of their most sensitive information, whether it’s being used to target users…

Dathena Raises $12 Million Series A Round to Drive Global Adoption of AI-Powered Data Privacy and Security Solution

Singapore-based deep-tech company Dathena, the leader in AI-powered data protection and privacy management for global enterprises, announced that they have closed a $12 million Series A round led by Jungle Ventures, with the participation of CapHorn and SEEDS Capital, an investment arm of Enterprise Singapore which is the government agency championing enterprise development. Existing investors Cerracap Ventures and MS&AD Ventures also participated in the round. Following the opening of Dathena's U.S. headquarters in …

KPMG LLP Intelligent Data Privacy Offering Addresses California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) using Appian’s Low-code Automation Platform

Leveraging Appian’s advanced automation, the intelligent data privacy offering engages with customers, manages high request volumes, and delivers information in an easy-to-understand and compliant format Through its strategic alliance, Appian and KPMG LLP formally announce a new offering that supports businesses impacted by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).Built on Appian’s low-code automation platform, the offering helps companies quickly and intelligently respond to data privacy requests, while decreasing manual…

Immuta and Snowflake Partner to Enable Cloud Data Sharing With Automated Privacy Protection

Technology and Business Partnership Enables Joint Customers to Share Sensitive Data With Built-in Privacy Protection To Comply With Data Privacy Regulations and Business Rules Immuta, the automated data governance company, today announced a technology and business partnership with Snowflake, the cloud data platform, enabling joint customers to securely share sensitive data with automated privacy protection, while adhering to data privacy regulations and business rules. Featuring a new, native integration with Snowflake, the…

DataGrail Introduces First-of-its-Kind Smart Verification, Requiring No Additional Personal Information for CCPA Privacy Request…

People can now exercise their CCPA and GDPR rights without submitting additional personal data such as Gov't IDs, Passports to verify their identity DataGrail, a leading privacy management firm, announced its patent-pending "Smart Verification": the industry's first verification solution that does not require an individual to disclose additional personally identifiable information (PII) when submitting a CCPA privacy request. With Smart Verification, organizations can verify an individual's identity by using known data…

Parks Associates: 79% of Consumers are Concerned About Data Security or Privacy Issues

Parks Associates and F-Secure present step-by-step strategies to deliver peace of mind to connected consumers International research firm Parks Associates will address growing consumer and industry concerns about data security and privacy in the home in an upcoming webinar "Solving the Five Security Threats: Complete Consumer Protection," cohosted with F-Secure, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions. Parks Associates finds 79% of US broadband households are concerned about data security or privacy issues.…

New CCPA, GDPR Third Party Risk Management Privacy Guidelines and Checklists from Shared Assessments Help Organizations Assess and Address…

Up-to-the-Minute Privacy Guidelines and Compliance Checklists Help Organizations De-Mystify Statute Complexities and Execute a Phased Approach to CCPA; Updated GDPR Compliance Guidelines and Checklist Also Issued The Shared Assessments Program issued “CCPA Privacy Guidelines & Checklists,” the security and risk industry’s first comprehensive set of best practices and tools to help organizations comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Concurrently, Shared Assessments issued its updated “GDPR Privacy…

More Than 200 GDPR Fines Issued Totaling €144 Million, New Study by Privacy Affairs Finds

Spanish and Romanian authorities issued over 70 fines, with the UK applying one Over 200 fines have been handed to organisations in Europe under strict data protection laws implemented in 2018, according to research from Privacy Affairs. Using data from official sources, the researchers created an online dashboard to track GDPR fines. A key finding is that different national data protection authorities interpret the rules differently. The largest fine in Romania, €80,000, was a similar offense that has seen other…

One-Third of Financial Firms Lack Clear Plan to Address Privacy Risks, Accenture Report Finds

One-third of financial services organizations lack a clear plan or the resources to address privacy risks related to customer data in the next 12 months, according to a new report by Accenture. The report — “Privacy in Financial Services: Stature and Sustainability in the Information Age” — is based on a survey of 100 privacy executives in the banking, insurance and capital markets sectors in North America and Europe. It focuses on how companies should rethink how they use, store and protect customer data as recently…