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Interview: Todd Wright, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Data Management at SAS

I recently caught up with Todd Wright, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Data Management at SAS, to discuss GDPR, the first update to the European privacy and protection laws in 23 years. According to Todd, GDPR is being taken very serious by regulators, to the point that they are considering data protection and privacy as a human rights issue. Data on minors, medical records, sexual orientation, race, age, and weight will be some of the top concerns, as they can all be considered areas that could form a bias towards an individual when processing data.

Interview: Joe Pasqua, Executive Vice President of Products at MarkLogic

I recently spoke with Joe Pasqua, Executive Vice President of Products at MarkLogic. Our discussion touched on a number of related issues, including the importance of effective data integration as organizations’ work to implement initiatives as broad as digital transformation and as specific as compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws, which go into effect this May.

SAP Updates the Enterprise Information Management Portfolio to Deliver Information Excellence

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced innovations in the enterprise information management (EIM) portfolio to help customers better manage and use their data for digital transformation, cloud, Big Data, the Internet of Things (IoT), and data protection and privacy.

Dataguise Delivers Strong Level of Support for GDPR Right of Access and Erasure Requirements with Enhanced Product Suite

Dataguise, a leader in data-centric audit and protection (DCAP) software, announced support for General Data Protection Requirement (GDPR) Article 17 (Right to Erasure or Right to be Forgotten) and Article 15 (Right of Access by the Data Subject) in the company’s next generation DCAP software suite. The latest version of the machine learning powered solution is compatible with all popular enterprise and cloud data store environments and widely deployed by the Global 2000 in support of GDPR requirements.

The GDPR Puzzle

In this contributed article, Kon Leong, CEO at ZL Technologies comments on what enterprises need to do to meet changing regulations standards with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Specifically, he feels that unstructured data has yet to be addressed and can explain why this will be the Achilles heel for large companies.

Unifi Adds RegAlert! to Its Data as a Service Platform to Ensure Enterprises Meet EU Requirements for Personal Protection of Data under GDPR

Unifi Software, the self-service catalog and prep tool combined in a cloud-optimized Data as a Service platform, governed by IT and operated by business users, announced RegAlert! for real-time monitoring of all data assets to ensure companies conform to the European Union (EU) requirements for the personal protection of data under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

ASG Technologies Empowers Business Users with Data Intelligence 9.0

ASG Technologies announced Enterprise Data Intelligence 9.0. The solution’s new functionality solves a growing business challenge as organizations are increasingly tasked with allowing business users to access, prepare and analyze their own data. By delivering secure self-service, Enterprise Data Intelligence empowers business users to find and use data to inform decisions, while ensuring the organization retains visibility, control and compliance.

Informatica Delivers Real Business Outcomes for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with Automated Data Governance & Compliance for the Enterprise

Informatica®, the Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader accelerating data-driven digital transformation, announced Informatica Data Governance & Compliance for GDPR, the industry’s first governance solution designed specifically to support customers on their journey to GDPR compliance.