Data Governance

Understanding the Lawful Bases for Processing Data

By Andy Bridges, Data Quality and Governance Manager at REaD Group. We are now well over 12 months into the enforcement of GDPR and marketers are still wrestling with nuances of the regulations. Confusion around the lawfulness of processing (Article 6), namely consent and legitimate interest, remains: the most common …

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Data Governance

‘Big Data’ – Marketing’s Scariest Buzzword

By Laurent Brickell, Technical Director at Organic Like most other business professionals, modern marketers have access to an increasingly large amount of data. However, although organisations are great at gathering ‘big data’ and creating huge data sets, they’re not great at understanding its value or outputting and integrating it in …

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Data Governance

How will a no-deal Brexit affect your data?

By Bruce Penson, Managing Director of Pro Drive IT Since the result of the 2016 EU referendum, businesses across the country have been following the twists and turns of the Brexit negotiations, waiting nervously for the outcome. Whilst all of this has been going on, a certain General Data Protection …

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Data Governance

New EU Strong Customer Authentication Standards: Implications for Payment Service Providers

By JOHN M. CASANOVA, MAX CHARLES SAVOIE, GRACE WYATT AND ABI TWIST Under the revised Payment Services Directive (2015/2366) (PSD2), the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Commission were required to develop and adopt regulatory technical standards on strong customer authentication and common and secure open standards of communication. These regulatory technical standards …

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Data Governance

PROTECTING AGAINST THE THREAT OF RANSOMWARE

By Tony Mannion, Sales Development Manager at SolutionsPT Many UK manufacturers are still running legacy systems which are extremely vulnerable to ransomware cyber security attacks, such as the high-profile WannaCry epidemic which impacted businesses in more than 150 countries. But with regulations requiring organisations to protect their data, and with …

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Data Governance

Governing Data Across the Analytical Ecosystem

By Mike Dampier, Account Executive, Retail at Teradata Historically, data governance has been a challenging topic of conversation for decision makers. Technologists have faced an uphill battle trying to engage business consumers to actively take ownership of “their” data.    Organizations require a huge cultural shift to move from a …

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Data Governance

AI Data lakes- Primordial Soup or Privacy Stew?

Amazon Web Services gives the following definition on the corporate website. “A data lake is a centralized repository that allows you to store all your structured and unstructured data at any scale. You can store your data as-is, without having to first structure the data, and run different types of …

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