Data anonymisation platform Hazy (formerly Anon AI) has raised an additional $1.8 million, bringing its total seed funding to $2.8 million.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has released its annual report for 2017-8. GDPR is a major focus, as are record monetary penalties.
Security and compliance solutions provider A-LIGN has announced a $54.5 million investment from FTV Capital.
Data protection and privacy company BigID has announced a $30 million Series B funding round led by Scale Venture Partners.
The big headline-grabber about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), set to come into force in 2018, is the huge fine that can be imposed on companies that have failed to comply with the legislation. The GDPR, which replaces the 1995 Data Protection Directive, sets the maximum fine for a single breach of GDPR at the greater of €20 million or 4 percent of annual global revenue.