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Why the data marketplace model could help businesses in Africa

A decentralised data sharing platform can transform businesses, especially those in credit and payments.

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CPRA: A look at the state of California’s data privacy law

A look at California’s new and more robust data privacy legislation - California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA).

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Will state-level privacy laws drive the case for a US federal regulation?

California has been the standard bearer for US state privacy laws in recent years. But as more US states pass their own GDPR-like laws, what do these state-level laws mean in practice, what do companies have to contend with state to...

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Tech you need to know: homomorphic encryption

As part of its 2021 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, analysts at Gartner recently called out homomorphic encryption as an emerging technology organisations should explore to help secure competitive advantage. This article...

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What will happen around the world of data in 2022?

Data has become critical to businesses, but how will they manage this critical asset in the future? And how will infrastructure, policy and business costs all change in response?

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2022: A bluffers’ guide to what may happen in technology

It’s easy to predict the future at a time of flux in technology, geopolitics, climate crisis. It’s just that you’re likely to be wrong.

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Live facial recognition technology – friend or foe?

Live facial recognition technology offers many benefits, but concerns still abound regarding privacy and data protection. We ask whether the benefits outweigh the risks, and how public trust in the technology could grow.

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News roundup: Apple to pay $300 million for patent infringement, Twitter forced to rethink redesign, US government to probe Tesla and more

A round-up of the week’s technology news, including Apple’s $300 million patent infringement settlement, Twitter’s redesign dilemma, a US government investigation into Tesla and more.

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Gartner: Three years in … is there such a thing as “GDPR compliant”?

GDPR has fundamentally transformed how businesses handle personal data around the globe, but implementing such detailed reform comes with its own challenges.

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India’s data protection challenge

India’s Personal Data Protection Bill cannot come soon enough as a wave of cyberattacks hits the nation.

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UK at risk without a national data strategy

Leading peers on the House of Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence worry that the UK will not benefit or control AI as national data strategy is delayed.

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5 data shifts that are steering business strategy

Focus is on the year ahead as it is set to give rise to disruptive data strategies and privacy-centric organisational shifts as businesses race to gain a competitive advantage without compromising on trust. Truata CEO Felix Marx...

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Facebook, Google and the Seven Eyes: implications for privacy

A look at the Australian government's efforts against end-to-end encryption: Facebook is oddly found among the good guys.

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How a no-deal Brexit will impact data protection practices

With negotiations at an impasse, a no-deal Brexit is looking ever more likely. If we get to Dec 31st without a withdrawal agreement, how will this affect the transfer of personal data between the EU and UK?

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Schrems II: What you need to know

A case that began with a complaint about Facebook has snowballed to become a major data protection headache.

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What South Africa's new data privacy law means for businesses

A look at the fundamentals of South Africa's POPIA compliance and best practices, as well as its key differences and similarities with GDPR.

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News roundup: the US takes on Google in huge lawsuit

A roundup of this week’s tech news, including a huge US lawsuit against Google, more Russian election hacking, and a 4G network on the moon.

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Inspired by GDPR, here is how Brazil’s new data privacy law will work

What is Brazil's new data privacy law, and what do companies doing business in Brazil need to know about it?

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