Software vendors have a responsibility to help customers comply with the GDPR. In fact, their role is clearly defined in the regulation – Article 25 – Data protection by design and by default. Vendors need to proactively consider how their technology could potentially be used in a negative context and put in place controls to reduce the risks to users.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is powering China in its technological push. A law school in Peking University has opened a new research centre to examine how AI can impact China’s legal system. Meanwhile, law enforcement agencies have received a boost to their powers with AI-powered solutions for surveillance and monitoring. However, the recently enacted cybersecurity law raises some concerns beyond its stated jurisdiction.
“Owning a drone does not a pilot make” (Morritt, 2017). Why does only answering a few questions give someone the ability to fly through the skies like piloted aircraft? The ability to obtain a Part 107 Remote Pilot License could be made more difficult and like manned aircraft have harsher penalties for violations from individuals who are not pilots.
Nesta has designed a programme called Flying High, in conjunction with Innovate UK, to develop plans to bring drones to five cities across the UK. Bradford, London, Preston, Southampton, and the West Midlands region (covering Birmingham, Coventry, and Wolverhampton) will be taking up the challenge to develop a path for the safe and effective integration of drones.
Mobile data forensics company MSAB has announced a new partnership with Kovar and Associates to expand the drone forensics capabilities offered by MSAB. David Kovar, the president and founder of Kovar & Associates, is a leading expert on drone forensics and he will serve as a subject matter expert and consultant to MSAB.
On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) hits the European Union (EU) in full, replacing the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. All member nations must have transferred it into their own national law by 6 May 2018. It will unify all the data protection and privacy laws across all member countries. In the run up to it taking full effect, companies are working out how best to comply.
On 2-3 May 2018, representatives of 11 different organisations (from academia, industry, civil society, standards bodies, and ethics committees) from six European countries met in Brussels to launch the EU-funded SHERPA project which will examine how smart information systems (SIS), (i.e., the combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data analytics) impact ethics and human rights.
Artesian Solutions, the leading AI-powered B2B business intelligence and insight provider, today announced its commitment to helping its sales, relationship management, business development and customer success users comply with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which came into effect on 25th May.
DataRobot, a pioneer in automated machine learning, announced today the release of a new version of the DataRobot Cloud platform for the European Union (EU). The DataRobot EU Cloud, available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) EU (Ireland) Region, is able to support the unique needs of EU customers, whose data is tightly regulated, as well as help enterprises conform to the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements.