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A massive breach involving ~9.7 million customers of Medibank

A massive breach (~9.7 million customers) in Medibank continues to escalate. Hackers have leaked information about 200 customers as a warning shot. A massive data breach has rocked Australian health insurance company Medibank within a month of the government passing a resolution to toughen up data privacy laws and impose heavy penalties for data breaches. This all…
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8 Data Minimization Practices for Reducing Enterprise Data Footprint

Data minimization has become a critical area of focus for businesses today. In simple terms, data minimization is limiting or restricting the collection, storage, and processing of only the data necessary for running business operations. In addition to reducing the risk of privacy breaches, data minimization can help enterprises save costs.  However, the fact remains…
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Top 5 Reasons How and Why Data Governance Programs Fail

Data governance can boost data goals and efforts to drive overall business strategy. Conversely, poor data ethics can significantly damage a business or organization in today’s data-driven market economy. Unfortunately, many enterprises are still failing with their data governance programs. Why does this happen? This article will look at the top five reasons and areas…
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Data discovery– doesn’t reduce privacy compliance risks

Enterprise data is complex and snowballing. Privacy and data/IT teams have the impossible job of protecting the data while data is ubiquitously available across the organization. Organizations often focus on data discovery and classification. But they fail to apply similar rigor to analyze who is using the data and how it is used. Why is…
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Protecto Extends Partnership with Snowflake for Advanced Data Privacy and Governance

Joint Protecto and Snowflake customers can audit cloud data for security and privacy risks across data, user permissions, and activities hassle-free with advanced automation     Protecto brings artificial intelligence and privacy engineering to Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, so that joint customers can identify data protection issues before data breaches and customer trust violations occur. Data…
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Seven reasons why you shouldn’t ignore DataGovOps

The role of DataGovOps is to provide enterprises with continuous governance and improved compliance spanning the data lifecycle. Here are six reasons why ignoring the implementation of DataGovOps can be counter-productive to your business goals and efforts. Bad business decisions – The accuracy and integrity of data can lead to bad business outcomes and hurt…
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What is DataGovOps? Why is it relevant today?

DataGovOps is a relatively new concept that effectively applies a DataOps-like approach to enable the safe use of enterprise data at scale. The role of DataGovOps is to provide enterprises with continuous governance and improved compliance spanning the data lifecycle. Manual processes in governance are time-consuming, error-prone, and often crippled with inefficiencies. DataGovOps uses a…
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Top 5 reasons to get cyber-insured

The need for cyber-insurance coverage by businesses cannot be stressed enough in present times. Also known as Cyber Liability insurance, your cyber-insurance coverage can offer coverage against financial losses, among other associated costs, in the event of a cyber-attack.  While the cyber risks are likely high in sensitive sectors such as healthcare, financial services, research…
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Protecto Is Part of the Nvidia Inception Program

We are very excited to announce that Protecto has been accepted to the NVIDIA Inception program – an accelerator program designed to nurture startups revolutionizing industries with advancements in AI and data sciences. Our vision at Protecto is to enable businesses to move to a privacy-first world. Moving to a privacy-first world requires a massive…
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Announcing Protecto

We are on an incredible journey with a vision to enable a privacy-first world. I’m proud of the team and amazed at how far we have come. Thanks to the customers, partners, advisors, and investors. As we embark on the next phase of our journey, we are renaming from Protecto to Protecto. Keep innovating, stay…
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