Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Data News

Overview of GDPR fines: New tracker and statistics

With GDPR - Europe's privacy regulation - having been in place for over one year, a new compilation of data reveals that 290 companies have been found not to have followed the legislation. The biggest fine to date has been issued to Google.

Why text messaging remains the top business communication tool

Although there are a range of different platforms and while multi-channel marketing remains essential for many firms, many businesses report that their number one form of communication remains the text message.

Looking deep into the 'blue leaks' data leak revelation Special

It has been discovered that activist group DDoSecrets has published data they claim have been stolen from US law enforcement agencies and fusion centers. The data has been made available online on a searchable portal.

COVID-19 and the need for more dependable data Special

Experian has created a new platform. The recently launched COVID-19 Outlook and Response Evaluator (CORE) tool is designed to help government officials, and to boost data reliability.

COVID-19 thinking and data storage

There’s new data that shows how COVID-19 has changed the way Information Technology professionals use and process data. Some trends appear in a new report from Yellowbrick.

Q&A: COVID-19 creates a new paradigm for data outsourcing Special

To work remotely and maintain consistent processing, large outsourcing companies including Infosys. and Tata Consultancy Services are asking their clients to relax NDAs and privacy rules – compromising data security.

How strong is your password? Key advice for world password day Special

May 7 is the annual World Password Day, an event designed to remind people of the importance of having strong passwords. The extension of remote working has made the importance of effective credentials even more important.

Italy baffled by unexplained surge in deaths during virus crisis

Rome - Italy recorded almost 50 percent more fatalities in March than usual, according to new official data showing that the real coronavirus death toll could be far higher than the 29,000 reported.

Cost of staying connected: Global differences revealed

The coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown has increased the global demand for digital technology and data transfer. While speed varies considerably between countries, so does the price that citizens pay. A new study looks at the differences.

Le Figaro caught out in database exposure Special

Le Figaro, a French daily newspaper, has been found to have inadvertently exposed roughly 7.4 billion records containing personally identifiable information (PII) of reporters and employees.

CEO Analysis: COVID-19 impact on data-driven decisions Special

Businesses face unprecedented uncertainty over the short-to-medium term. This makes the collection and analysis of data, as close to real-time as possible, more essential than ever. A CEO outlines how and why this matters.

Coronavirus: Building trust through crisis and misinformation

Uncertainty and controversy around the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the spread of misinformation around the world, presenting a potential threat to trust in institutions and governments. A new Canadian survey looks at the issue.

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in data breach Special

Every week seems to result in a major data breach being announced. This time around it is San Francisco International Airport (SFO), where personally identifiable information relating to airport travelers appears to have been exposed online.

UK government issues 2020 Cyber Security Breaches Survey Special

Cyber-threats are on the rise, according to the UK government. A new report findsthat nearly half of businesses, at 46 percent, in the UK faced cybersecurity breaches or attacks in the last 12 months.

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.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 12 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Data


Data Image

A researcher preparing to launch a CPR to record plankton and particulate matter  working aboard R/V...
A researcher preparing to launch a CPR to record plankton and particulate matter, working aboard R/V Oceanus in the western North Atlantic.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Screengrab of the new version of SqueezeCMM
Screengrab of the new version of SqueezeCMM
Just 1 in 10 digital transformation projects are successful - a worrying sign for tech leaders at es...
Just 1 in 10 digital transformation projects are successful - a worrying sign for tech leaders at established companies
Startup Stock Photos / Pexels
Image of data (based on the letter sequence of DNA)  from the Barbican Centre  London.
Image of data (based on the letter sequence of DNA), from the Barbican Centre, London.
Abstract data image. Photo by Angela Grammatas  Noiszy.
Abstract data image. Photo by Angela Grammatas, Noiszy.
Angela Grammatas
54 percent of IT leaders say their businesses will fail if they don t digitally transform within fou...
54 percent of IT leaders say their businesses will fail if they don't digitally transform within four years
rawpixel.com / Pexels
One of the political messages displayed at the the Massive Attack concert.
One of the political messages displayed at the the Massive Attack concert.
Graph from a report claiming the iPhone now has over 100 million U.S. users
Graph from a report claiming the iPhone now has over 100 million U.S. users
CIRP
Investors are pumping millions of dollars into encryption as unease about data security drives a ris...
Investors are pumping millions of dollars into encryption as unease about data security drives a rising need for ways to keep unwanted eyes away from personal and corporate information
Thomas Samson, AFP/File
An update will give companies even deeper insights into their data
An update will give companies even deeper insights into their data
Pexels / Negative Space
Graphic showing the different ways that numerical data is expressed in different cultures (Barbican ...
Graphic showing the different ways that numerical data is expressed in different cultures (Barbican Centre, London).
Over a thousand New York listings removed from Airbnb website before the company took a snapshot it ...
Over a thousand New York listings removed from Airbnb website before the company took a snapshot it used for publicity.
InsideAirbnb
Untitled
Statista - screengrab
Feel free to download and review the data found in this FDA chart. Draw your own conclusions and eng...
Feel free to download and review the data found in this FDA chart. Draw your own conclusions and engage in the debate.
Kirsch I, Deacon B, Huedo-Medina T, Scoboria A, Moore T, Johnson B
Apple s Maiden data centre  as first shown off by Steve Jobs
Apple's Maiden data centre, as first shown off by Steve Jobs
The Register
Abstract data image. Photo by Angela Grammatas  Noiszy.
Abstract data image. Photo by Angela Grammatas, Noiszy.
Angela Grammatas
Data is the new oil.
Data is the new oil.
Chiffre01 (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Big Data Toronto 2018 Conference & Expo
Big Data Toronto 2018 Conference & Expo
Big Data Conference
industrial robot measurement of car body  3-D CAD simulation
industrial robot measurement of car body, 3-D CAD simulation
H. Lettenbauer
The AIDR project for classifying noisy Twitter data after a disaster
The AIDR project for classifying noisy Twitter data after a disaster
Patrick Meier, iRevolutions

Latest News
Top News