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Deep Learning Is Overtaking Classic Machine Learning Methods, Study Finds

Peltarion, leading AI innovator and creator of an operational deep learning platform, and AI Knowledge Network CognitionX, organizer of the CogX festival of AI and emerging technology, today released a new study based on research and interviews with other AI industry leaders across Europe such as Amazon, Google, DeepMind, and JP Morgan. The report, “Deep Learning: Opportunities and Best Practice”, provides insight that deep learning is overtaking more classic Machine learning methods. However, several challenges remain; cost, complexity, and skills are yet to be solved to enable market growth.

Joomla 3.9’s Privacy Tools Drive GDPR and Regulatory Compliance

As a collaborative community-driven software release, Joomla 3.9 reflects and incorporates global user feedback gathered through extensive community surveys, Joomla forum posts and feature requests. Joomla have incorporated the very latest feedback in Version 3.9 to provide users with a comprehensive ‘Privacy Tool Suite’. This facilitates the compliance of Joomla websites with laws and regulations, most notably GDPR.

Among the new features included are:

IBM i shops suggest mixed success with GDPR compliance, with challenges still afoot for some, new survey reveals

Peterborough, NH, August 9, 2018 – Half of IBM i users questioned in a recent poll are confident[1] that their organizations are totally compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect on May 25th. However, over a quarter (26 per cent) admit they are not confident with the level of GDPR compliance, while 7 per cent remain unsure and 17 per cent stated they were not affected by the GDPR.

20% of Companies Report Being GDPR Compliant Post May 25 Deadline Real Wire Thu, 07/12/2018 - 14:41

SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2018 - TrustArc, the leading data privacy management company, today announced results from a survey conducted by Dimensional Research that gauges the status of GDPR compliance among U.S., UK and EU (excluding UK) companies one month following the May 25 deadline. 

Silwood Technology reveals how to find personal data for GDPR compliance in JD Edwards and SAP systems Real Wire Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:54

Metadata discovery software vendor Silwood Technology Ltd has produced two guides revealing how to find personal data using its GDPR Starter Packs for SAP and JD Edwards.

The GDPR Starter Packs are available for major application packages – SAP, Oracle E-Business Suite, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, JD Edwards and Siebel – enabling users to quickly and simply identify the precise location of Personal Data.

They are underpinned by Safyr®, a dedicated metadata discovery software, which enables users to access, understand, share and utilise the underlying data structures for all major application packages.

A new magazine for a new era in data protection

Launched on Sunday 20th May, the Data Protection Magazine focuses on current data protection issues. The first edition features interviews with Abigail Dubiniecki, Specialist at My Inhouse Lawyer, and Nicola McKilligan Regan, Senior Partner at Privacy Partnership, alongside other experts covering topics including, GDPR, blockchain, PSD2, and PECR.

Contributors to the magazine include data protection expert Ardi Kolah, Executive Fellow and Director of the GDPR Transition Programme at Henley Business School. In this issue, Ardi has written features on blockchain technology and a summary of GDPR.

Two thirds of Executive Search Firms fear they could be exposed to significant fines under the GDPR Real Wire Mon, 04/30/2018 - 15:11

30 April 2018, London - Research launched today by Invenias, the global leader in executive recruiting software, reveals that 65% of global executive search professionals consider their biggest GDPR-related challenge to be knowing whether the actions they’ve taken to comply will be sufficient. The second biggest challenge is understanding how the regulation applies to their business (57%) and the third biggest challenge was deemed to be the process of reviewing and cleansing data (53%).

WinMagic survey Finds Most Companies Won’t be Ready for EU GDPR Legislation on 25th May Real Wire Wed, 04/25/2018 - 23:30

Ontario, Canada - April 25th, 2018 - With just one month until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation Legislation (GDPR) comes into force, data security company WinMagic, has today released the findings of research that suggests many companies will not be ready when it takes effect on May 25th, 2018. 62% of IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) surveyed describe themselves as ‘confident’ in the build-up, with 1 in 5 (18%) saying they are nervous.