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[Link] Privacy For Big Data: Monster Or Myth?

Titaniam advisor Caroline Wong recently published an article in Forbs highlighting the need for Titaniam’s solution for data privacy/data protection in enterprise search and big data analytics systems. Thank you Caroline! Interested in learning more about how Titaniam can help? Get started today with a demo https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2020/11/02/privacy-for-big-data-monster-or-myth/ Photo by Joshua Sortino More to explore

[Link] Why privacy is essential to equitable recovery

In the following article Julie Brill, Chief Privacy Officer for Microsoft, calls on the US to implement stronger data privacy protection. The winds are changing. Organizations who are entrusted with customer data should be preparing for greater measures and stricter enforcement. Data should be secure and private by default. https://blogs.microsoft.com/on-the-issues/2020/10/16/privacy-laws-open-data-economic-recovery/ Photo by CDC on Unsplash More …

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[Link] COVID-19 crisis shifts cybersecurity priorities and budgets

It is that time of year when we are told we have been allocated only 50% of the budget we requested. Now what? McKinsey & Company outlines below how cybersecurity budgets have been refocused and valuable projects been put on hold. Sensitive data protection and privacy is as fundamental as it gets, but complex, low efficacy and …

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[Link] Instagram offered analytics to kids as young as 13 years old so that they could track their posts

Dear Instagram, we designed Titaniam Protect to address this without changes to your data platform or front end. Icing on the cake is that you can analyze and manipulate the data as well and still not have it in clear text. And we do it at scale. There are now EU guidelines that seek to protect …

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[Link] Hacking attacks on hospitals for patient data increase during coronavirus pandemic

The dramatic increase in hacker activity during COVID-19, with phishing being one of the most utilized entry points, highlights why organizations need to have data level defenses for when legitimate credentials get compromised. Organizations should look at setting secure and private defaults for all PII even while it is transacted and manipulated. Titaniam makes this …

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[Link] More than 800,000 customer records of jewelry brand Silpada exposed online

Data Breach is certainly different from data exposure… but whether the data leaves through the front door or the back door, the risks to the end user are still high and enterprises still have to take responsibility. Having secure and private defaults for the data itself provide an innermost layer of protection when configurations drift …

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[Link] Data Breach Affected 2Mn Users of Indian E-Learning Platform Edureka

Assume you will be breached. Ok done. Have a data protection plan. Ok done. What about the data you cannot encrypt? Your search indices? Your analytics platforms? Your AI back-ends? Please consider data obfuscation. In addition to all the traditional data protection controls such as redaction, masking, tokenization and encryption, Titaniam also provides data entanglement, …

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[Link] Microsoft leaks 6.5TB in Bing search data via unsecured Elastic server. *Insert ‘Wow… that much?’ joke here*

Two privacy leaks for Microsoft in the same year. First the 250M records out of a support cluster in January and now this. No, it is not because Microsoft does not know best practices around data protection and privacy. The reality is that enterprise search back ends cannot avail of data-in-use protection and indices ingest …

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