The big big-data show is here..

The DataWorks Summit (formerly Hadoop Summit) is here in San Jose this week. It brings out best of big data industry, with expected 4000+ attendees, 100 speakers across more than 150 sessions. We have been very close to the DataWorks/Hadoop Summit, while we were at Hortonworks and now with Privacera.  It is a fantastic summit, you can feel the high energy levels within the community and how excited they are to …

Musings from DataWorks Summit – GDPR dominates the airwaves

We had a great time last week in Munich, at the DataWorks/Hadoop Summit in Munich. I had a talk on GDPR, impact on big data and mitigation strategies. Here is the video and presentation from our talk   Bosco, our CTO, had a talk on user management within Hadoop, specifically leveraging Apache Ranger. I had a chance to catch up with old friends from Hortonworks as well as a lot …

Privacera at DataWorks Summit – Munich

We are excited to be part of the DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit, being held in Munich between April 5-6, 2017. DataWorks summit is a premier big data event, bringing together the big data community, practitioners, users from across Europe. Big data is exploding in Europe and enterprises across different industries are looking to leverage big data infrastructure to drive more insights from their data. With increased data use comes security risk and …

Expanding our advisory board..

At Privacera, one of our core mantras is of continuous learning and improvement. We learn from our customers, we learn from our partners and we learn from our team members. One group we particularly listen to is our advisory board. Our advisory board consists of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, sales experts who guide us with various aspects of our business, from product definition, strategy to go-to-market approach. Today, we are excited to announce the …

Privacera at RSA Conference SF 2017

  RSA Conference – SF 2017 is fast approaching. Scheduled on February 13-17, 2017, the conference is expected to attract more than 40,000 attendees, 500+ sesssions ranging from IoT, Cloud security to encryption, privacy. You can find the agenda here Privacera team is excited to be part of the RSA Conference, Early Stage Expo. The Early Stage expo will showcase new and upcoming technologies which could potentially disrupt the security market. …

Amit Jasuja joins advisory board

We are incredibly excited to announce that security leader, Amit Jasuja,  has decided to join the Privacera’s advisory board. The advisory board consists of leaders from the industry, helping Privacera team fine tune go-to market strategy, product positioning and aligning product roadmap. We have worked with Amit in the past and he brings immense talent and experience to the table. Amit is currently leading operations at a stealth mode startup. Previously, …

FCC Privacy rules – Better privacy or more burden for providers?

  The federal communications commissions issued last week new rules for broadband internet service providers (ISPs) to provide more controls for consumers on their information and protect their privacy. You can go through the full release here, but here is the summary of the release Clear notice – ISPs should notify consumers of what types of information they are collecting, specify the purposes and identify who the data is shared …

IAPP – Privacy, Security and Risk Conference. A Wrap

IAPP -Privacy, Security and Risk conference ended last week.  It was a great event, brought together cybersecurity and privacy professionals from around the world. We want to review the event through the eyes of twitter. Here is a compilation of sessions that we found interesting during the conference Day 1 The conference was spread over 4 days, the first 2 days dedicated for training and workshops.The main conference itself was for 2 …

HHS/OCR – Phase 2 HIPAA Audits underway

If you are healthcare provider or payer or a business associate, service provide handling PHI, you may have heard about or received notice from the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Health & Human Services. There is fair bit of information available in HHS website, we wanted to summarize the audit purpose and highlights in the blog. Here is a quick brief on the audit and what it entails History …

Big Data – Privacy doomsday or the next opportunity ?

Big Data – Privacy doomsday or the next opportunity ? Having worked with Hortonworks after the acquisition of XA Secure, I had the privilege to witness the big data revolution from inside out. Big data presents a new paradigm in data processing. Enterprises can store and process huge amounts of data with cost efficiency and scalability. With the amount of data available, enterprises can make business decisions based on better …