data protection

Discover k-Anonymity, a Property of Anonymized Data

k-anonymity is a concept linked to privacy and information security, involving "hiding" values within a multitude of data.

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Why is masking personally identifiable information so important?

The masking of personally identifiable information is a way to protect the sensitive data of an individual, company, or organization. It can also be seen as a functional method to replace or directly delete actual data when they are not needed.

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The Difference between PII and GDPR’s Personal Data

When we speak about PII and GDPR's personal data and privacy, we will find different terms according to the jurisdiction we deal with. Although the meaning is generally understood to be similar, there is often confusion between them and they...

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Discover the NER Model in Data Anonymization

The named entity recognition (NER) model is a natural language processing (NLP) application that has become the basis for certain automatic tasks, such as machine translation, information retrieval, and text anonymization.

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How to Avoid Data Privacy Problems in Europe

In the European Union, personal data protection represents a fundamental right. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679 regulates and monitors their usage.

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Working with aggregate data: what needs to be taken into account?

Data analysis is an effective practice in research, in the prediction of behaviors and trends and, consequently, in decision-making in any sector; business, commerce, science, education, government, etc.

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Why All Companies Should Use Data Anonymization

Nowadays, personal data protection is a strategic action for companies. And not only for compliance with legal regulations, but also to avoid loss of trust and, consequently, loss of business opportunities.

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Best data anonymization tools and techniques

There is a popular ongoing debate about the underlying brain of Artificial Intelligence (AI). The development of algorithms and existing machines that are capable of thinking like people comes with the need to balance technical knowledge with moral...

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Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act Passed

On March 2, 2021, Virginia became the second state to enact comprehensive privacy legislation and the first to do so on its own initiative. California leads the way as the first US Data Protection / Privacy Law was approved in 2018 (the EU’s GDPR...

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Data Regulations and Standards where Anonymization is Critical

Are you in compliance with the data regulations and standards that govern your geographic region, industry, company or types of data you handle?

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