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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Prevent Breaches and Privacy Violations

Protecto’s data intelligence platform helps companies prevent breaches, avoid privacy violations, and reduce costs.

Protecto automates complex steps to eliminate privacy and breach incidents

At Protecto, we apply technology to automate the following complex steps to automate privacy for your organization. Discovers personal data: Applies AI/ML to find personal data across your organization Scans controls and activities: Analyzes activity logs and access controls to find who has access and who is using the data Locates issues and gaps: Uses…
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Privacy Engineer Salary – How Much Do Privacy Engineers Earn?

We looked at major hiring platforms to survey the salary range for privacy engineers. We found two types of job categories. These salary numbers are in USD and reflect salaries in the US only as of Dec 2020. Privacy Engineer Role and Responsibilities: Implementation and maintenance of information security systems and processes Third-party security and…
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Big Data Safety Challenges

Big Data, no longer just a buzzword or a promise of exciting things to come, is something that many businesses leverage daily in this modern age.  With the advent of the digital age, high volumes of data are generated daily from the internet, social networks, healthcare applications, sensors, and various other sources. Big Data refers…
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ABC’s of Privacy This Week-May 27,2020

Applause EU invests 49M euros for privacy, cybersecurity upgrades  According to recent reports, the European Commission has announced a 49 million euro commitment to nine projects focused on privacy and cybersecurity solutions for the bloc. The reports suggest that while five projects will relate to privacy and cybersecurity solutions for EU citizens and small- and…
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Top Big Data Security tips

A massive amount of data is being collected every day. Every business that has ever existed online has collected customer data. This data streams from a range of smart devices interconnected as the IoT (Internet of Things). Computer capacities are growing worldwide, so the amount of data is also increasing exponentially; as the number of…
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ABC’s of Privacy This Week-April 29,2020

Applause • EDPB adopts COVID-19 guidance on health data processing and Geo-location According to recent reports, the European Data Protection Board has released guidelines on health data processing for research purposes and using Geo-location and other tracking mechanisms to combat COVID-19.The guidelines address the legal basis for processing, cross-border data transfers, safeguards for data subject…
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Obstacles to Privacy Engineering

What are the Obstacles for Privacy Engineering?

Author: Ethan Heilig    Users ought to have a say in the way their data is used and protected. The GDPR, CCPA, and New York Privacy bill attempts to improve transparency and give consumers a seat at the table. While these laws have good intentions, they do not address the incentives that make rigorous data transparency…
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