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 […]

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 […]

2 new business processes key to GDPR compliance

With the rise of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), your customers’ personal data is about to gain a great deal of value. As that happens, your organization will need not only new technologies, but also new processes and behaviors. We’ve all become more active users of the internet and mobile channels. As […]

Getting the analytics right for GDPR compliance – and beyond

The challenges of complying with the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are clear: Every organization serving customers in the EU — including organizations outside the EU that offer goods or services to individuals within it — will need to comply with new data privacy rules by May 2018. The clock is ticking, […]

IoT devices: Security and privacy before you hit ‘okay’

Apple Watch BW

Like most people who live in São Paulo, Brazil, I have a busy daily routine where time management is increasingly important. Unfortunately, one of the things I often neglect is my health, so I visited my doctor. After a battery of tests and a stern lecture, the doctor said: “You either start exercising regularly again or you are […]

Man the barricades? The future of the network fortress

zero trust network

In the Middle Ages, technical and economic forces brought to an end centuries of military theory, as city walls became ineffective, irrelevant and even counterproductive. A similar disruption is happening now, but this time inside corporate networks. Enterprise network as the fortress Managing information security for corporate networks has always been difficult. For starters, the […]

Protecting media’s most valuable asset – content – in the cloud

Intellectual property media cloud cybersecurity

In 2015, Netflix moved 40,000 terabytes of video to Amazon Web Services, doing away with data centers completely. News Corps moved 85 percent of operations to the cloud. Conde Nast, publisher of U.S. magazines Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and others, decommissioned its data center and went all-in with the cloud, as well. Stories like […]

The Sony Hack and What It Means to You and Me

Over the Christmas and New Year holidays I attended a few parties and I was asked by a few people what I thought of the “Sony Hack.”  This was refreshing, not only because I am usually asked to fix their computers, but also because it signaled to me that this may be a “tipping point” […]