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From data privacy to compliance; risk to data classification: get our take on the issues and challenges facing modern businesses.

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ERP Data Migration: Best Practices and Tips

ERP data migration is a significant and time-consuming operation that may lead to a number of challenges in one’s organization if not planned and executed properly and supported by automation technology.

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What is Data Governance and Its Role in Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is safeguarding an organization's infrastructure and data from unauthorized access. Data governance specifies what data assets the company has, where it resides, and who may act on it.

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Johnny Cash fans read on…

Data Governance as a whole can be overwhelming to say the least. For that reason Data Sentinel believes in taking the Johnny Cash - “One Piece at a time” approach with any data governance program.

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Connecticut Data Privacy Act: What Businesses Need to Know

This new law isn’t extremely different from other data privacy laws from U.S. states, but the distinctions are worth knowing for compliance efforts.

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It Takes a Village

Data Sentinel has created an in-depth partner ecosystem to ensure our clients needs are met on all fronts

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What is a Privacy Impact Assessment? (PIA)

Policies have been enacted in the United States, Europe and Canada to require and standardize privacy impact studies.

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NY Privacy Law - Let's get into the details

Everything You Need to Know About S6701 - The New York Privacy Law and how this new bill could affect businesses that deal with personal data.

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Data Privacy Compliance in Healthcare

The lack of educational knowledge, as well as a lack of clarity about the extent of HIPAA, how it is read, enforced, and overlaps with other privacy laws, has resulted in major compliance and enforcement gaps.

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What you need to know about the Virginia Data Privacy Law

Virginian organizations will have to invest more time and resources into data management in the next few years due to the signing of the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act.

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What is Data Mapping?

Data mapping is an important component of any organization’s data privacy and sensitive data management program. With the advent of new technologies, the automation of mapping is a real possibility.

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Data Privacy Compliance in Financial Services

In recent years, regulatory compliance has become an increasingly significant aspect of the financial services business. It's a trend that's only going to become worse, thanks to the rise of.....

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What is Data Ethics?

Data may be utilized to make decisions and have a large influence. However, this valuable resource is not without its drawbacks. How can businesses acquire, keep, and use data in an ethical manner?

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What is Data Classification?

Data classification is incredibly important for organizations that deal with high volumes of data. Let’s break down what data classification actually means for your unique business.

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Holiday Season – How the Grinch Stole Data!

Is your Data is wrapped up tight? Over the past few months I have had the pleasure of discussing security, privacy, governance and data breach concerns with our clients and prospects.

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10 Steps to Automating Your Sensitive Data Management

Data discovery and data classification work symbiotically when creating and implementing reliable data security policies. The two functions are the backbone of any well-informed data governance program.

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New York Privacy Act - What you need to know

The New York Privacy Act, presented by state senator Kevin Thomas earlier this year, would offer New York citizens greater control over personal data than people in any other state.

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ROT 101: How to Manage Redundant or Outdated Data in Your Business

Every business likely has ROT data, but few understand how to properly manage this data. Let’s break down the basics.

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What is data remediation?

Over 95% of businesses say that managing their data is an ongoing problem and challenge. And this is a challenge that’s only going to increase, given the sheer volume of data generated daily.

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How to Reduce the Risk of Sensitive Data

Let’s break down what needs to be done to reduce the risk of sensitive data within a company, and how automation can be beneficial for this process.

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Massachusetts’ pending data privacy law could be a real game-changer in the world of data security

A pending bill on Beacon Hill in Massachusetts could potentially create the best data privacy legislation in the country. Let’s take a look at the potential impact of the pending Massachusetts data privacy law.

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Data Ethics & Data Governance - BK's Blog

At a high-level, data ethics is our consideration of obligations to individuals’ data rights and how using their personally identifiable information (PII) will impact them.

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Data Privacy Compliance in Higher Education

As educational institutions have access to ever more data, it becomes harder to comply with data privacy laws and protect the data itself.

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What is Sensitive Data Management?

With cybercrime on the rise and businesses hitting the headlines almost every day for losing tons of customer data, there’s a good chance that you’re here because you’ve seen the damage losing sensitive data can do.

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What are Critical Data Elements? And Why you need to know yours.

Critical Data Elements (CDEs) are defined as “the data that is critical to an organization’s success” in a specific business area, or “the data required to get the job done".

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Quebec Bill C-64 - Will This Personal Data Privacy Law Impact Your Business?

On September 21st, 2021, the Quebec National Assembly adopted Bill C-64. This Act was introduced to modernize legislative provisions in the protection of personal information. How will this legislation impact your business?

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Data is You - BK's Blog

Like most people in their 50’s I grew up in a world where data volumes were much smaller, data use was not as prevalent as it is today and managing data was both costly and data stored was minimized.....

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Navigating the Complexity of Data Quality

Quality data gives businesses a major competitive advantage. But what does ‘quality’ look like where data’s concerned? How can companies improve their data – and get a clearer picture of how their performing in different area

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Remediation is the key to data protection and measured business policy

A valued part of my role at Data Sentinel is speaking to a continuous stream of new prospects to have an initial chat about our solution. I love speaking to their teams on our capabilities and core competencies.