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Becoming GDPR compliant quickly, effectively and risk-free

The hype around the GDPR compliance has recently reached the fever pitch recently. Thus, it seems essential to share the tips that help company become GDPR compliant without risks and on time.

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GDPR: prepare your ERP system

It's become clear that GDPR is an issue that businesses must start to plan and adjust for as soon as possible. Are you?

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Facebook takes on non-consensual intimate images

Non-consensual intimate images are a serious problem that tech companies are trying to prevent. Facebook’s pilot reporting program in Australia is a thoughtful first step to address this major social issue.

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Compliance strategy is just the start of your privacy program

Understanding the conflicting privacy regulations in countries around the world.

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EU privacy law says companies need to explain the algorithms they use

Explainable AI is needed to fully comply with the new EU data protection law. But companies don't need to sacrifice the benefits of machine learning accuracy to do it.

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SAP buys Gigya to boost customer identity access management offering

SAP is giving its business software users a new way to track their customers, with the acquisition of customer identity management specialist Gigya.

Why is privacy engineering suddenly important?

What is privacy engineering and why should we care about it?

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10 GDPR myths debunked

Don’t be fooled. GDPR implementation is a complex undertaking and being unprepared could have significant and expensive repercussions.

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Facebook fined €110 million for misleading European Commission over merger

Facebook must pay a €110 million (US$123 million) for misleading the European Commission during an investigation of its takeover of WhatsApp.

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Missing protection: Corporate B2B privacy policies

The general lack of such policies is a major security hole.

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Facebook hit with maximum fine for breaking French privacy law

The French data protection watchdog has imposed its harshest penalty on Facebook for six breaches of French privacy law.

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Some HP PCs are recording your keystrokes

Security company Modzero found a program acting as a keylogger in certain HP PCs.

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Snowden argues for cloud control at OpenStack Summit

“We should be working for the spirit of technology itself. Moving people closer to a more empowered future,” says Edward Snowden.

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Oracle's next big business is selling your info

There’s a decent chance you’re part of Oracle’s next big business. Not selling products to you, but selling you as a product. That’s the idea behind the Oracle Data Cloud, a massive pool of information about consumers and companies.

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Why blockchain, ICOs and tokenization will transform your personal data

Have you heard of the Mayo Clinic hKash token or the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center gzHealth token? The contents of your wallet are about to change.

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US device searches at borders ignite resistance

In CBP's fiscal year 2015, the agency searched just 8,503 devices during 383.2 million border crossings. But in fiscal year 2016, the number of device searches jumped to 19,033, and in the first six months of FY2017, CBP searched...

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How to prevent your data from being searched at the US border

Travelers concerned about their privacy can take steps to protect their data as they cross the U.S. border. They should remember the old Boy Scout motto: Be prepared.

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UK seeks end to end-to-end encryption

It could put an end to end-to-end encryption: The U.K. government wants telecommunications providers to help it tap their customers' communications, removing any encryption the provider applied.

Cloud can ease burden of data protection compliance, Google execs say

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fast approaching but with significant resource investment required, many organisations are struggling to meet the May 2018 deadline.

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