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Your IoT Product is Not as GDPR Compliant as You Think

Friday July 27th, 2018 by Jesse van Mouwerik

  Be it for research, data collection, or consumer convenience, even the most seemingly mundane IoT devices can be unexpectedly collecting and storing what the GDPR is likely to consider personal data.  Whether data is being unknowingly collected or even just poorly protected, the opacity of any connected device, when combined with the open-ended definitions […]

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How Countries are Creating Blockchain Economies

Wednesday July 18th, 2018 by Pierson Klein

Since the spring, there has been a boom in the number of countries looking to capitalize on the blockchain craze. Around the same time, the European Union issued the General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR), which would place regulations on blockchain technology. However, GDPR does not perfectly encompass blockchain. Nevertheless, these countries are advocating for and […]

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Can Blockchain Rescue our Identity from the Digital Abyss?

Monday July 16th, 2018 by Jesse van Mouwerik

  This Article was originally published by, and has been re-published with the permission of Coin Central and is written by Marshall Taylor.   Our modern identity management systems are currently in crisis and it seems this is really just the status quo, but does it need to be? It doesn’t take a lot of […]

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GDPR Compliance: It’s a Process, Not a Product

Tuesday July 10th, 2018 by Jesse van Mouwerik

co author: Karen Reilly For leaders in tech, it is tempting to look at the new rules laid out by Europe’s GDPR and seek a simple, one-size-fits-all solution to the problem of sustained compliance. As any good CISO will tell you, however, that is never the case. Instead of approaching the GDPR as a box […]

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GDPR’s Big Issue with Big Data

Friday July 6th, 2018 by Jesse van Mouwerik

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is having a major impact on businesses worldwide – Or at least, those in the majority who agree that doing business within one of the world’s largest economic blocs is a wise choice.  Most companies, big and small, are affected in some form, but perhaps none more […]

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The Bittersweet Relationship Between Blockchain and GDPR

Wednesday June 27th, 2018 by Silvan Jongerius

An adapted excerpt from Silvan Jongerius’s (CEO) talk on Blockchain and GDPR at the National Library of Latvia in Riga at Digital Era 2018 With the GDPR now in full effect, improving upon the currently bittersweet regulatory relationship between Brussels and blockchain networks is critical. Thanks to its unique structural advantages and decentralized framework, blockchain […]

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Artificial Intelligence and the right to explanation under the GDPR

Friday March 30th, 2018 by Silvan Jongerius

     Although the GDPR’s mandates for better data storage and collection practices are expected to help the overall economy, not stifle it, there still remain many immediate compliance risks that should especially concern companies using advanced AI to collect, store, and interpret their data. When it comes to the question of how to comply with […]

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