GDPR

Privacy by design in the era of GDPR

“Privacy by design” is a way to make complying with GDPR regulations simpler. Instead of having to try to protect multiple aspects of security in every system, you can ensure security is applied much more widely, so that individual areas of security and multiple connected systems are protected without additional effort or overview. Keeping customer […]

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Benchmark your readiness for a GDPR-compliant world

With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) data regulation going into effect, we recently wrapped the latest GDPR Summit in London. Almost 500 attendees across most industries attended three parallel tracks of GDPR focused activity: GDPR program, HR and sales, and marketing. I was honored to give the keynote with my IBM colleague Jonathan […]

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Less than 100 days out: How to accelerate GDPR readiness with the cloud

With the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in less than 100 days, chances are you know your business needs to rapidly transform how it manages the personal information and data of EU subjects. According to research conducted by Vanson Bourne and IBM, 47 percent of organizational leaders surveyed in the […]

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Innovating responsibly: Data-led reinvention in UK businesses

Disruption across industries and business models is growing rapidly. Every record, interaction and engagement across the economy’s complex systems is generating data. New technologies are driving the reinvention of business models to best meet the needs of consumers and citizens. IBM has worked with brands across the private and public sector, such as RBS and […]

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IBM gives clients control of their data in Europe with cloud, underscoring data responsibility

The transition to the cloud presents enormous opportunities for enterprises operating in Europe. With the rapid growth of higher value services such as AI, analytics, blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT), companies are positioned to unlock transformative insights from their data like never before. In fact, the European Commission estimates that the value of the […]

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Is Your XML actually a “Document of Record”?

XML is just another markup language like HTML, SGML, etc. – right? That might have been true in the past, but it is no longer true. XML is rapidly becoming the de-facto standard for a wave of new documents of record, required to be archived and protected with proof of inalterability. New Regulations Requiring XML […]

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New tools boost data governance ahead of GDPR implementation

Protecting sensitive data is more important now than ever. Organizations obviously want to protect customer information and their reputations, but beyond that, new regulations are making data governance mandatory. With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to go into effect in May 2018, IBM announced major improvements to data governance and data science […]

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3 ways to deliver better customer service with cloud

With IT budgets shrinking and customer expectations rising in a congested market, IT departments are under increasing pressure to maintain and improve customer service. How can this be achieved when 60 to 70 percent of IT budgets are already consumed keeping existing systems running? It’s time to optimize how IT budgets are spent and take […]

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How the EU Cloud Code of Conduct helps build cloud trust in Europe

Trust in cloud computing is essential for it to reach its full potential. Surveys conducted on the European cloud market by IDC and others have identified concerns with security and data protection as the main inhibitors to cloud adoption. The European Commission was very much aware of the need to build trust when it launched […]

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GDPR: 3 ways to make Data Assessment simple

European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation enforcement is around the corner. If you store data about EU data subjects (customers, employees, contractors, etc.) you need to govern and ensure the quality of data, assess what data you have, what you’re using it for and consider if you can interact with individual customers, employees, or third parties. […]

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IBM Cloud, HyTrust and Intel cloud offering helps ensure security and data compliance

New regulations call for new solutions. On 25 May, 2018, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect in the European Union (EU), with sharper teeth than any other compliance regulation to date. With tighter controls and higher penalties, the new law enforces data sovereignty like never before, forever impacting the way EU […]

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