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Why it's important to observe World Backup Day

World Backup Day is Tuesday, March 31st, marked at the same time each year. The 2020 event comes at a time when reminders of data protection are needed more than ever due to the sudden global shift to work-from-home.

Business advice: Fighting misinformation about COVID-19 Special

The spread of misinformation about COVID-19 is creating greater angst than the virus itself. Businesses need to be careful about checking facts before making decisions in relation to the virus pandemic, says Tom Patterson of Unisys.

Data is at risk despite investments in data protection

A new survey finds that even with increased investment in data protection measures, disruptive events from cyber-attacks, data loss and downtime remain major threats to high-value data.

Large cyber skills gap identified within the UK Special

A new report from the UK Government's Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) that states that 48 percent of UK businesses struggle to find employees with basic cyber skills. Max Vetter of Immersive Labs looks at the implications.

Q&A: Digital tools offer help to businesses over data privacy Special

While most businesses are aligned on the need for data privacy regulation, many small/mid sized businesses may find themselves dreading the next law, as one violation could mean fines upwards of $1.5 million. Mike Puglia, of Kaseya, looks at solutions.

Q&A: Consumers concerned about interacting with businesses online Special

Experian released its annual Global Identity & Fraud Report providing an insight into areas of fraud and identity theft impacting on consumers and businesses in the digital age.

New international standard for descriptive metadata launched

A new international standard for descriptive metadata has been published by the International Standards Organizations (ISO), seeking to harmonize the approach adopted by different industries globally.

Q&A: Strategies businesses need to address data privacy issues Special

Data privacy is a major issue for businesses, as they seek to grapple with new regulations and face a public who are becoming more aware of how their data is used. These issues become more important as companies embark on digital transformation projects.

Sound and light used to generate ultra-fast data transfer

Leeds - In order to increase the speed at which data can be transferred between two points, British researchers have been investigating the effects of sound and light on the data transmission process.

EU threatens tougher rules on hate speech after Facebook meeting

Apo - A top EU official for digital policy warned Monday that big tech companies could face tougher rules and penalties in Europe if they failed to adequately curb hate speech and disinformation.

China turns to AI, data in fight against virus

Bejing - A man who had travelled to Wuhan -- the central city at the heart of China's coronavirus crisis –- was surprised when police showed up at his door after he returned home, asking to check his temperature.

Q&A: Digital transformation of real estate is all about data Special

Real estate software solutions and technology integration into practices are beginning to influence the way that property transactions are handled. Central to these processes is data and analytics.

Personal information of passengers from Indian airline breached Special

A security researcher was able to access and unencrypted database that contained personal information on over 1.2 million passengers of India’s largest privately owned airlines SpiceJet. This is the latest in a series of data breaches.

Q&A: Why AI is going to become more mainstream for business Special

The CEO of Yellowfin (BI analytics company) explains that although the adoption of analytics is still low amongst businesses, companies like Yellowfin are helping leaders think differently and make transformational value and change through data.

Data Privacy Day: Families need to talk about online safety

Key news for Data Privacy day: research from cyber security company ESET reveals that this is especially important for families, with nearly 70 percent of parents worried about the data on their child’s phone being vulnerable.

Why Americans have more concern for their personal data privacy

Heightened global tension is causing many U.S. citizens to have more concern for their personal data privacy, according to a survey conducted by Unisys.

New Data: How much do Americans know about encryption?

New data reveals that U.S. citizens are familiar with – and trust – the concept of encryption. However, at the same time the poll reveals that generally people are fuzzy on exactly how data encryption works.

Data Privacy Day: Expert tip for consumers Special

Millions of people are unaware and uninformed about how their personal information is being used, collected or shared in our digital society. One aim of Data Privacy day is to highlight this issue.

What businesses should make of Data Privacy Day Special

Data Privacy Day (or Data Protection Day) comes at the end of January each year. The focus is with raising awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. What can businesses learn from the annual event?

Q&A: How one digital company is embracing Consumer Privacy Act Special

With the CCPA now in effect, one digital company that uses data to connect businesses and customers across devices is actually embracing the new law. The company is FullContact and its President explains more.

Microsoft data issue sees 250 million records exposed Special

Microsoft has exposed call center data on almost 250 million customers via several unsecured cloud servers. CTO Dr. Vinay Sridhara of Balbix looks into the issue for Digital Journal.

Q&A: How data centers can become more energy efficient Special

As the world becomes more digital, electricity consumption in data centers will surge — that number could rise to 8 percent of the global total by 2030. A leading expert looks at energy efficiency options.

New motion sensitive approach to wireless technology

Waterloo-based startup Cognitive Systems, at the world’s biggest and most influential consumer technology trade show CES, presented a new approach in wireless technology based on sensing motion.

Millions of user records from LimeLeads put up for sale online Special

A new data breach has been reported: 49 million user records from LimeLeads (49 million user records from LimeLeads put up for sale online) have been put up for sale online. Anurag Kahol, CTO, Bitglass looks into the issue.

One billion medical images are exposed online Special

Over one billion medical images of patients across the world have been exposed is a major data breach. This arise due to hundreds of hospitals, medical offices and imaging centers are running insecure storage systems, as Anurag Kahol explains.

Amazon given access to all 'healthcare information' of NHS Special

Concerns have been expressed by the public and the medical establishment over news that Amazon has been given access to all “healthcare information” of the NHS in England except patients’ records.

Q&A: How to establish enterprise-wide trust in data? Special

Complex regulatory compliance and the ever-increasing speed and scale of data is forcing companies across industries to prioritize data quality as a critical component of their enterprise data governance initiatives.

Major data leak from U.S. aerospace and defense contractor Special

IMGE, consulting firm based in the Washington, D.C.-area left their Amazon cloud-storage system database that contained the names, phone numbers, home addresses, and email addresses of about 50,000 individuals.

What does 2020 have in store for AI and data management? Special

The areas that will ascend in 2020 include AI, NLP, and implementation/ integration of first-party/ third party data, according to Madhu Therani of Near. Areas for business concern extend to security and data privacy.

eSentire Survey: Defining and guarding crown jewel data

While it is possible for an organization to lack formal data classification and still have an understanding of what it needs to protect, yet most organizations hold sensitive data that cybercriminals can monetize or leverage for other purposes.
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