It’s Data Privacy Day!

Data Privacy is a serious topic. It’s a topic we deeply and passionately care about and a topic we work hard to create awareness around. Today, we hope you’ll celebrate the internationally recognized holiday by taking the time to evaluate and consider how well you are keeping your own data protected, and to consider what other steps you can take to be safer online.

We embrace data privacy day and hope that it has a wide reach in bringing public awareness to the data privacy issues and risks that we know to be huge, but all too often overlooked.

Big Data vs. Consumer Privacy

The Big Data steamroller continues to gain momentum through adoption of the technology by the world’s largest companies, as well as many data-centric start-ups. The lure of big data comes from collecting ever increasing volumes of data, at ever-increasing rates, with unparalleled variety (transactional data,  unstructured data like social media, sensor data from wearables, etc.),…