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Druva Expands Presence in DACH Region

Extended Channel Program and New Regional Leadership to Support Growing Demand in European Market Druva, Inc., the leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, announced it is answering the demand for an expanded presence in the DACH region, with the introduction of an extended channel program and new regional leader, Bernd Wachtler. “In today’s business world of exponential data growth and privacy regulations, like GDPR, robust data protection has become one of the most pressing concerns of every business in…

Ready or Not! a Quick Guide to CCPA and How Brands Can Prepare

Consumer expectations of online advertising are rising; yet, many reports reveal brands don’t deliver on these expectations. Accenture states that over 60 percent of customers have stopped doing business with at least one company because of poor customer experience. What’s more, there have been instances of highly publicized data misuses and privacy breaches, which combined have led to an environment of consumer distrust. This loss of trust has ushered in a new era of Digital Marketing, marked by consumers’ heightened…

TechBytes with Ben Barokas, CEO and Co-founder at Sourcepoint

Most US-based businesses are yet to fully-understand the CCPA guidelines. Tell us about the unique features of CCPA that empower consumers?  The focus of the CCPA is to safeguard data collected from Californian consumers by for-profit organizations handling higher levels of data (at least 50,000 consumers) or grossing over $25 million per year. In line with this, it also provides consumers with the ability to bring a legal case against companies in the event of a data breach; companies won’t be fined for overall lack of…

The Price of Personalization: Unpacking the Realities of Consumer-Brand Engagement in the Digital Age

In 2006, Clive Humby coined the phrase “data is the new oil” and since then this has become the catchphrase amongst marketers for the past 14 years. However, what went predominantly unnoticed is the further elaboration he gave on this phrase. Like oil, data is “valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be used. Oil has to be changed into gas, plastic, chemicals, etc to create a valuable entity that drives profitable activity; so, data must be broken down and analyzed for it to have value”. Even as consumer information…

A New Decade Dawns – The Shaping of the Advertising Ecosystem

If you must look back at the past to see the future, 2019 will certainly help advertisers shape their future strategies. Privacy regulations, 5G, and new channels are all changes that will have a bearing on the shape of the advertising ecosystem as we move into a new decade. But looking back over the last 10 years, the digital industry has already made some immense changes – let’s see what we can look forward to in 2020 and beyond. Privacy – It’s Time to Lighten the Load The new year kicked off with the California Consumer…

DeCloak Launches the First Privacy Processing Unit (PPU) and Module to De-Identify Users Personal Data

DeCloak is the ultimate solution for keeping personal info de-identified while allowing businesses to gather and analyze valuable user behavior information. DeCloak offers a brand new third-party solution of de-identification technique to create a win-win situation for the consumers, and service vendors. DeCloak uses proprietary hardware-embedded algorithms, named PPU (Privacy Processing Unit), that can be used as an external dongle or an IC designed directly into a smartphone or other personal devices. From that point on…

It’s Time for Brands to Be Good Guys in the Consumer Data Privacy Relationship

Consumers are starting to understand the value of their digital data, and it’s time for brands to step up and be the good guys of privacy and data rights. The average citizen is becoming aware that their digital identity is used for targeted advertising. They are beginning to understand the value exchange between the companies collecting their data and the companies buying their data. They’re also realizing, after high-profile data breaches and data misuse like Cambridge Analytica, that they’re not in control of that…

Selligent Marketing Cloud Unveils Consumer Information Management Tool for Privacy Regulation Preparedness

Global B2C marketing automation company Selligent Marketing Cloud (Selligent) announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind Consumer Information Management tool that provides brands with a self-service interface to support consumer privacy regulations. Available to Selligent Marketing Cloud clients, the tool makes it easy for clients to adhere to consumers’ data privacy requests from collection or removal of personal information to unsubscribing to communications all in a few clicks. Currently supporting brands for General…

New IAPP and TrustArc Benchmarking Research Reveals Increased Use Of Technology To Manage Privacy Operations

Survey Reveals That Data Mapping, Data Protection Impact Assessments and Data Subject Access Rights Management Have Become Common Practices to Help Companies Comply with Gdpr and Other Global Privacy Regulations TrustArc, the leading data privacy management company, and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the world's largest global information privacy community, today announced the results of new benchmarking research that examined the current state of privacy program management. The research…