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 …

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 …

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 …