2019 IT trend: Increasingly strong data privacy rules will lead to new customer experiences

In 2019, protecting customers’ personal data will force companies to rethink their digital strategies as the full effects of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set in. Failure to comply with GDPR will thwart an enterprise’s ability to conduct business globally. Innovative companies will see this as an opportunity to deliver better customer experiences and […]

6 digital transformation trends for 2019

Business transformation will pick up speed in 2019 as enterprises make critical decisions about their digital strategy. Our six digital trends will guide those decisions. 1. Enterprises go after digital business moonshots In 2019, more enterprises will make bet-the-company commitments to digital business. It’s a new kind of corporate race as companies adopt these moonshot […]

A procrastinator’s guide to GDPR in healthcare

pocket-watch-buried-in-sand

Arguably, not since Y2K has there been such a time-centric frenzy about data risk and liability as we’re seeing with the start date for GDPR in Europe on May 25th. For those unfamiliar with the alphabet soup of the European Community, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a directive designed to harmonize data privacy […]

As GDPR deadline looms, readiness lags

hour-glass-close-up

The deadline to GDPR (the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation) is now about a month away. Guess what?  One-third of SMBs still aren’t ready to comply, according to Janco Associates. The consultancy reviewed the compliance plans of 200 small and mid-sized businesses and found that 34 percent are not ready to meet GDPR mandates. A […]

Upcoming opportunities to learn more about GDPR

iPad-with-calendar-app-on-desk

The world is abuzz with talk of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming out in May 2018. Unlike EU directives, regulations like GDPR don’t have to be implemented in local law, meaning that once GDPR hits, it hits everyone. Companies that have EU citizens as customers, no matter where these companies are in the […]

Assicuratori europei: attenzione al GDPR!

Da maggio del 2018, gli assicuratori europei dovranno affrontare nuove norme su come bisogna trattare i dati dei clienti. Fin’ora, nessuno sa veramente quale sarà l’impatto sull’inserimento delle aziende nel mercato; comunque è evidente che il nuovo regolamento aumenterà significativamente le esigenze sulla governance e la responsabilità. Il regolamento generale sulla protezione dei dati (conosciuto […]

Compañías de seguros en Europa ¡atentas a GDPR!

El próximo mes de mayo,  las compañías aseguradoras deberán afrontar un nuevo escenario normativo en Europa, más estricto, en relación al manejo de los datos personales de los clientes. Hasta ahora, nadie se ha atrevido a adelantar el impacto real que puede tener en el  mercado; sin embargo, está bastante claro que se elevará el […]

The carrot and the stick approach to cyber resilience

horse-and-carrot

The world of cyber security is maturing at a rapid pace. Commercial and public sector organisations are increasingly focusing on cyber resilience, as they realise that the impact of the inevitable must be managed.  They cannot simply focus on prevention, but also on the cure and the recovery. Efforts for greater cyber resilience are against […]

Data masking for GDPR: A force for positive change

Hiding-behind-mask

If the words General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are enough to get your pulse racing, you are not alone. The GDPR, due to come into force on 25 May this year, is going to have a significant, permanent and far-reaching impact on any business that holds data on EU citizens, including organisations based outside of […]

Europe’s insurers – Don’t let the compliance tail wag the GDPR dog!

From May 2018, Europe’s insurers will face strict new rules governing how client data is handled.   As yet, no one quite knows what the real impact will be on how firms go to market; however, it’s pretty clear that the rules will raise the bar significantly in terms of governance and accountability.  The General Data […]