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Four Steps To Implementing A Successful Data Privacy Program

A number of new laws – recently passed in Europe, China, the U.S., and Brazil – are presenting an urgent need for organizations to develop data privacy policies. Not only are these laws creating compliance concerns, they are also compelling organizations to start embracing data privacy as a core value. How Can Organizations Establish Data […]

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How Does China’s New Data Privacy Law Compare with the EU’s GDPR?

Data privacy is quickly becoming a top priority for governments around the world. So far, the European Union, Brazil, and several U.S. states have all passed some form of data privacy regulation. The latest is China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), China’s new data privacy law, which went into effect on 1 November 2021. The […]

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IBM Report: Cost of Data Breaches Soars to All-Time High During Pandemic

Data breaches currently cost businesses an average of $4.24 million USD, according to IBM’s recently published “Cost Of Data Breach Report”—the highest recorded in the report’s 17-year history. These costs include lost business, regulatory fines, and the price of clearing hackers out of networks. Many of these attacks come in the form of ransomware, in […]

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How Blockchain and IoT Will Enable “Smart Contracts” 

The Internet of Things (IoT) is creating excitement over its potential to transform the world, but the real power of IoT will be bolstered by another emerging technology—blockchain.  IoT is a system of interconnected devices that gather and transfer data over a wireless network. These devices come with sensors that collect, store, and examine data. […]

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Will Blockchain Transform Personal Health Data Management?

With news that vaccines to control the spread of COVID-19 have been developed and approved, the next step will be the enormous undertaking of administering them to the public. For the current vaccines developed by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech to be long-lasting and effective, individuals must take two separate doses three to four weeks apart (the […]

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Is Confidential Computing the Future of Cloud Security? 

In October, IBM announced plans to split the 109-year-old tech giant’s managed infrastructure services unit into a separate public company that will focus on cloud computing. Dubbed “NewCo,” the company plans to launch late next year in order for IBM to center its attention on artificial intelligence projects and its cloud platform. Since the Covid-19 […]

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Seven Ways Blockchain Will Strengthen IoT 

The Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining momentum. Between 2014 and 2019, the number of companies using IoT grew from 13% to 25%, according to the consulting firm McKinsey & Company. By 2023, there are expected to be 45 billion connected IoT devices, which will help set the foundation for future smart cities. Despite the […]

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