Complete Guide to Google Cloud Next 2018

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JULY 24-26, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO, CA FULL CONFERENCE PASS $1,499 Google Cloud Next 2018 is a three day global conference that brings together thousands of the brightest and most innovative thinkers in the world. Whether you are a CEO, a developer, or just someone who is passionate about learning solutions and ideas for the next generation of the … [Read more...]

GDPR: Finally Some Peace For Sales And Marketing. Or Not?

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The GDPR reporting over the last few weeks reminded me a little bit of the movie "2012" by Roland Emmerich. Thank God ... ... Europe "survived" May 25, 2018. And the rest of the world seems to have gotten off lightly ;-) The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in force. In recent weeks, this topic has tied up large … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know About GDPR and How Control-M Can Help

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There’s been a lot of talk about the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation requirements and the potential penalties for non-compliance, but I thought it would help to provide you with some facts. Here’s 250 pages of GDPR information condensed into 10 bullets: Don’t have a data breach of Personally Identifiable Information (PII)! … [Read more...]

How Ready Are You For GDPR?

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Years ago, in preparation for graduate school, I had to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). However, my typical study habits consisted of drinking coffee and pulling all-nighters just before a test, and I took the same approach when prepping for the GMAT. I bought a book with test-taking strategies and practice exams and cracked it … [Read more...]

GDPR, A Price Worth Paying?

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With all the focus on data privacy and the increased cost and efforts organizations are putting into it, do we really need ANOTHER piece of legislation to have to comply with? I’ve spent the last twelve months following the GDPR story. At first it was part of a simple presentation I was to give to some our executive customers, an example of … [Read more...]

GDPR – Some data recovery implications (part 3)

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Why Do I Need to Repeat Recovery Testing for GDPR? As we saw in my last blog on recovery and GDPR, the relevant part of the regulation says a company must have: “…. a process for regularly testing, assessing and evaluating the effectiveness of technical and organisational measures for ensuring the security of the processing.” When I first … [Read more...]

GDPR – Some data recovery implications (part 2)

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Let’s look at ways that BMC Software’s Recovery Solutions for Db2 and IMS help you not only comply with GDPR, but also ensure that your business stays out of the news for all the wrong reasons. The regulations say that companies must be able to: …. restore the availability and access to personal data in a timely manner in the event of a … [Read more...]

GDPR – Some Data Recovery Implications

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GDPR will be here before we realize it, so let’s look at ways that BMC Software’s Recovery Solutions for Db2 and IMS help you not only comply with GDPR, but also help to ensure that your business stays out of the news for all the wrong reasons. The regulations say that companies must be able to: …. restore the availability and access to … [Read more...]

GDPR – What it Means and Why You May Be Missing the Opportunity

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Time is running out. The warnings are everywhere. After a two-year transition period, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation will be in full force beginning May 25th, 2018. The focus of most communications related to GDPR is on the requirements themselves and the significant financial penalties that companies may be subject to if … [Read more...]

The 3 P’s of GDPR

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Much is being said and written about GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, which will go into effect in our near future – May 2018. As a reminder, GDPR is the stringent Data Protection Regulation put forth by the European Union Parliament in the aims of better protecting its citizens. Although it originated in the EU it will have reach far … [Read more...]