Data Governance

How choosing the right MSSP can help keep essential data safe

By Mattias Deny, VP Managed Security Services EMEA at Trustwave  Organisations have never faced a greater challenge in keeping their data safe from cyber threats as cyber criminals continue to increase both the volume and sophistication of attacks. A recent report from Osterman Research found that 81 percent of organisations reported …

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Data Governance

Data: a double-edged sword for business

By Aman Johal, Lawyer and Director of Your Lawyers British mathematician Clive Humby said in 2006, “Data is the new oil”. Fourteen years later, this statement has never been more prevalent. The value of data and the power it holds over our everyday lives is clear to see, and businesses have …

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Data Governance

Banking on cyber glitches

By Andy Barratt, UK managing director at Coalfire In the wake of another 12 months of major IT glitches and cyber mishaps, the financial services sector continues to find it difficult to yield much faith from customers. In October, the Treasury Select Committee declared that the high number of IT …

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Data Governance

A New Class Of Data

By Richard Hoptroff, Founder and CTO at Hoptroff London Data privacy regulations require a new class of data:  rather than mere records in a database, we need data that can be trusted. Legal frameworks such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR), …

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Data Governance

Data privacy and why it matters to our customers

By Anette Bergendorff, Sr. Industry Consultant at Teradata In today’s age of constant data breaches and privacy ethics violations, companies are rethinking how they approach privacy. What if privacy was used as a way to differentiate from competitors and create a business advantage? What if privacy-focused marketing and business practices …

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Data Governance

Maintaining control of your cloud data

By Richard Blanford, chief executive, Fordway One of the reasons organisations frequently give for not moving services to cloud is security. Although a recent survey found that 61 percent of chief information security officers now believe that the risk of a breach is the same or lower in a cloud …

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Data Governance

Bias in AI: Algorithms with Machine Minds and Machine Hearts

By Matthew Teale, Data Analyst, Marketing Metrix Only a brave person would rationally accuse algorithm-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) of lacking a heart. Unfortunately, there have been many examples of AI producing thoroughly heartless outcomes; be that in the context of race, sex and various other aspects of society. This begs …

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Data Governance

How to Maintain an Up-to-Date Data Map with OneTrust Vendor Risk Management

In aiding more than 2,500 companies mature their privacy and security compliance programs, we’ve heard one question more than any other: “How do I keep my data map up to date?”  There are many methods to maintaining an evergreen data map, such as with integrations and assessment automation. But emerging techniques, ones that use the OneTrust Vendor Risk Management platform in …

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