Category: identity management

Just because it’s legal, it doesn’t mean it’s right 0

Just because it’s legal, it doesn’t mean it’s right

Polina Arsentyeva Contributor Polina Arsentyeva, a former commercial litigator, is a data privacy attorney who counsels fintech and startup clients on how to innovate using data in a transparent and privacy-forward way. Companies often...

GitGuardian raises $12M to help developers write more secure code and ‘fix’GitHub leaks 0

GitGuardian raises $12M to help developers write more secure code and ‘fix’GitHub leaks

Data breaches that could cause millions of dollars in potential damages have been the bane of the life of many a company. What’s required is a great deal of real-time monitoring. The problem is...

A 10-point plan to reboot the data industrial complex for the common good 0

A 10-point plan to reboot the data industrial complex for the common good

A posthumous manifesto by Giovanni Buttarelli, who until his death this summer was Europe’s chief data protection regulator, seeks to join the dots of surveillance capitalism’s rapacious colonization of human spaces, via increasingly pervasive...

California’s new data privacy law brings U.S. closer to GDPR 0

California’s new data privacy law brings U.S. closer to GDPR

The requirements aren’t insignificant, and the fines could add up Dimitri Sirota Contributor Dimitri Sirota is CEO and cofounder of data protection and privacy software company BigID. Sirota is an established serial entrepreneur, investor,...

Foursquare CEO calls on Congress to regulate the location data industry 0

Foursquare CEO calls on Congress to regulate the location data industry

The chief executive of Foursquare, one of the largest location data platforms on the internet, is calling on lawmakers to pass legislation to better regulate the wider location data industry amid abuses and misuses...

Osano makes business risk and compliance (somewhat) sexy again 0

Osano makes business risk and compliance (somewhat) sexy again

A new startup is clearing the way for other companies to better monitor and manage their risk and compliance with privacy laws. Osano, an Austin, Texas-based startup, bills itself as a privacy platform startup,...

Passbase grabs $3.6M to power privacy-preserving online ID checks 0

Passbase grabs $3.6M to power privacy-preserving online ID checks

Digital identity startup Passbase has closed a $3.6 million seed round, led by Cowboy Ventures and Eniac Ventures, with participation from Seedcamp and other European investors. The 2018 founded startup bagged a $600k pre-seed round...

In a social media world, here’s what you need to know about UGC and privacy 0

In a social media world, here’s what you need to know about UGC and privacy

Brett is the Chief Marketing Officer of Monotype and is responsible for the company’s worldwide marketing and product strategies. In today’s brand landscape, consumers are rejecting traditional advertising in favor of transparent, personalized and...

Week in Review: Apple makes a rare apology, Nintendo tries to reinvent its invention 0

America’s largest companies push for federal online privacy laws to circumvent state regulatory efforts

As California moves ahead with what would be the most restrictive online privacy laws in the nation, the chief executives of some of the nation’s largest companies are taking their case to the nation’s...