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Turning AI, deep learning and robots from children into responsible citizens

If there is one thing about artificial intelligence (AI) most people agree on it's the fact that AI and the way in which its many 'forms' are leveraged, whether it's in a context of...

Data processing principles: the 9 GDPR principles relating to processing personal data

Overview of the personal data processing principles under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and where and how the principles relating to processing of personal data matter in becoming GDPR compliant, starting from GDPR...
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Corporate performance management – the impact and role of AI and new technologies

The face of corporate performance management is changing as new technologies, specifically in the scope of artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics to mine previously untapped corporate data and take future-oriented decisions, meet growing...

The evolutions in forensic data analytics and rise of new regulatory compliance risks

The Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey 2018 gauges the usage of forensic data analytics (FDA) for risk management and shows increasing concerns about regulatory compliance with data protection and privacy rules. Intensifying regulatory pressures...
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GDPR encryption: what you should know and what you do not know

The debates on GDPR and encryption are not over yet. Although encryption only gets a few lines in the GDPR, is recommended and offers benefits in particular cases (if you follow the text that...

Blockchain in the EU and Western-Europe in 2018-2021: initiatives and forecasts

An overview of the main blockchain spending patterns in Western-Europe (industries and blockchain use cases) until 2021 and the EU blockchain initiatives 2018-2020, including the launch of the Blockchain Observatory and Forum, the €340...
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NIST blockchain technology report: blockchain beyond the hype

The NIST blockchain technology report, presented end January 2018, offers a more than comprehensive high-end overview of blockchain technology, blockchain system architecture components, blockchain use cases and the benefits and limitations of blockchain. The...
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Why EU Member States and national DPAs will not be fully ready for GDPR...

When we speak about GDPR deadlines we typically look at it from the GDPR compliance perspective of organizations. But what about the readiness of national data protection authorities (DPAs) in EU member states? As...
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Supervisory authorities: consistency and Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) under GDPR

The meaning and role of the supervisory authority, data protection authority (DPA), lead supervisory authority (LSA), concerned supervisory authority and the consistency mechanism under the GDPR – with examples. In order to 'work' and be...
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European Commission details 2018 concerted effort GDPR steps and awareness initiatives

Four months before the GDPR becomes enforceable the European Commission has presented the further steps that will - and should - be taken in the run up to May 25th in what it calls...
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Report: the state of cloud data security and cloud data protection measures

A report looks at the perceptions and actions of IT professionals regarding cloud data security and cloud data protection measures. Overview. Close to all organizations have adopted cloud computing and cloud services. Moreover, the cloud...