Posts Tagged ‘data security’

Why Healthcare is Moving to Cloud: Data Security

The following is the first blog in a series about why healthcare organizations are moving to the cloud. Gone are the days of healthcare organizations wondering if they need to utilize the cloud. They must now decide how to best utilize it. Business and tech leaders report that increasing cloud usage is one of their […]

How to Build a Winning Data Platform

Recently, at Informatica World 2019, I heard the importance of data platform in building AI capabilities for the organization. What is interesting is that Informatica, known for their products delivering the “Switzerland of Data”, is now using AI capabilities to enhance their own suite of products with CLAIRE capabilities. In further exploring a few other […]

Oracle Fusion SaaS Security with Oracle Analytics Cloud

The question that is often asked is: Can we leverage the same security we already have in Oracle Fusion SaaS (which includes users, duties, roles and security policies) to secure data in Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC – an Oracle PaaS)? The answer is Yes. To understand better how this is possible, keep reading. This blog […]

Is the Scene Safe?

Being a paramedic during the formative years of my working life, I’ve been surprised at how many of the lessons that I learned on the job have translated to the business world.   EMS can be a dangerous profession; more EMS workers are killed per year than firefighters.[1] One study showed that 2/3 reported some […]

GDPR Implications: Email & Marketing Automation

As the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline approaches, we’re seeing two general trends: 1) Marketers are moving away from their reliance on third-party data and 2) Upcoming changes to European data privacy rules restricting the use of cookies, meaning that companies will face challenges in tracking prospective customers across the web. As GDPR is […]

Preparing for GDPR

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set to go into effect on May 25th, 2018, we wanted to run through some highlights for those who haven’t already spent many months knee-deep in research and preparation. So what is GDPR? In a nutshell, GDPR is an effort to standardize data protection regulations across all EU […]

5 Informatica World 2018 Sessions to Improve Your Data Management

Two of the biggest data management challenges organizations face today are lack of awareness and security. Informatica World 2018, coming up in two weeks in Las Vegas, is an outstanding opportunity to learn how to mitigate these challenges, whether you’re currently leveraging Informatica tools or in the process of considering them. We’ll be there – […]

Salesforce Shield Platform Encryption: Keeping Data Safe

As mentioned in our intro blog, Salesforce Shield: Bringing Compliance to the Cloud, customer information security is critical to Salesforce’s success. In this blog, we’re going to take a look at another part of Salesforce Shield Platform Encryption. When regulations require more protection Your data is already very secure. But to meet the increasingly demanding […]

GDPR – Four Letters That Could Cost You Millions

I’ll cut to the chase: GDPR stands for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, and if your company is not in compliance by May of next year (2018), you could incur millions of dollars’ worth of fines. As this deadline approaches, I’ve been surprised by how little concern or even awareness of the GDPR […]

OBIEE Complex Data Security in Action

Earlier, I wrote a blog post about the presentation (Complex Data Security Made Easy in Oracle BI) that I delivered at Kscope17. I used a typical use case from a marketing organization as to how complex data security like team and position based hierarchies can be implemented via four different approaches in Oracle BI. When […]

Data Security in Oracle BI: Are You Prepared?

It seems a good time to talk about security as the WannaCry ransomware attack outbreak two weeks ago is spreading like a wildfire and leaving the world helpless with the kidnapped documents, images, and videos. Although the Data Security I am going to speak to is different from the File Security, there is one thing […]

3 Essential Elements of an Intelligent Data Platform

There are 4 major shifts in the market for data integration: Moving from a massive enterprise data warehouse to Hadoop for cost savings Moving from enterprise data models to data lake architecture for a quick time-to-value when on-boarding new data Hybrid on-premises/cloud approaches including a variety of enterprise SaaS applications Real-time streaming analytics and self-service […]

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