Published Research Results: European Privacy and Data Security
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European CISO Summit 2018: From "No" to "Know": Security-by-Design and Risk Management Enable Digital Transformation
This IDC Perspective examines the second successful European CISO Summit in November 2018. The event saw IDC's CISO community gathering for an intensive two-day summit, with two clear goals: shattering the perception that security only serves ...
This IDC FutureScape presents the top 10 predictions and key drivers for the Western European IT industry for the next five years.
The predictions track the biggest IT story of our time: the digital transformation (DX) of modern enterprises ...
This IDC study presents the top 10 predictions for the 2019 worldwide security products and services market.
"We see this as a complicated time for IT and security practitioners as the complexity of networks is changing, the adversary ...
Anonos' SaveYourData — a EuroPrivacy Certified Solution — "Deep Freezes" Enterprises' Existing Personal Data Sets as They Plan Analytics Strategies
This IDC Market Perspective analyzes Anonos' SaveYourData, a EuroPrivacy-certified technology to meet the legal and technical requirements for pseudonymisation under GDPR. The software comes at a time when enterprises are evaluating whether ...
On August 21, 2018, the Technical Committee on Cybersecurity of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) announced two attribute-based encryption (ABE) standards that it claims, among other use cases, allow the secure exchange ...
This IDC Market Note looks at personal data governance entrant trust-hub and its recent announcements regarding enhancements to the Privacy Hub and Privacy Lens components of its platform. It looks at the new market area of personal data ...
This IDC Perspective focuses on the emergent themes and lessons learned from the 2018 iteration of London's Infosecurity exhibition and conference (aka Infosec), held from the June 5-7. IDC's team of analysts left Infosec with the following ...
On June 14, 2018, the European Parliament voted by 476 votes to 151 to ban Kaspersky Lab's products. The decision was made without any evidence being presented to the Parliament to demonstrate that Kaspersky Lab is a malicious actor, either ...
This IDC Market Perspective examines the Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications (RPEC), which aims to update the EU's current ePrivacy Directive. It is similar in objective and impact to the General Data Protection Regulation ...
Implications of the Cloud Security Alliance Code of Conduct on GDPR Compliance for European Cloud Infrastructure
This IDC Market Perspective focuses on the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Code of Conduct in the face of imminent General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in May 2018. The goal of the Code of Conduct is to offer multi-level certification ...
This IDC Market Note looks at the recent announcement from secure collaboration platform supplier Wire regarding the results of the second independent security audit of its secure communications application for iOS, Android, and web application ...
Anonos: Helping Businesses Become Data-Driven Without Compromising GDPR Compliance Obligations
This IDC Vendor Profile looks at Anonos, a provider of data management, security, and privacy solutions. The profile focuses on the company's patented BigPrivacy technology, which de-links and pseudonymizes personal data, thereby controlling ...
The charge toward digital healthcare increases apace. Much of this centers on the use of mobile apps, with data hosted in the cloud and shared with healthcare providers, research organizations, medical practitioners, and patients. But the ...
This IDC Survey examines the results from IDC's 2017 Western Europe Cloud Impact Survey, focusing on the impact of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on cloud service usage and security technology choice to ensure GDPR compliance.
The CISO Agenda: Takeaways From IDC's Pan-European CISO Summit, Part 1 — Roundtable Discussions
This IDC Perspective is based on the content of a number of roundtable sessions held at the first European CISO Summit, held in November 2017. It includes several key takeaways from the discussions held with 50 CISOs from large European ...
This IDC Perspective is based on the content of a number of workshop sessions held at the first European CISO Summit, held in November 2017. It includes several key takeaways from the discussions held with 50 CISOs from large European organizations, ...
2017 was a strong year for security in Western Europe. For example, growth in the security software market accelerated from over 12% in 1H16 to over 13% in 1H17. However, with disrupting influences continuing to impact the market, the need ...
This IDC Market Note analyzes Google's current position and future opportunities and provides an overview summary of Google's short- and long-term strategy and aspirations for its Google Cloud portfolio. We focus on Google's partner ecosystem, ...
This IDC Perspective focuses on the challenge of responding to the requirements of NIS, GDPR, and RPEC to take into account technologies and practices that are state of the art in security (SotA). It provides guidance to organizations to ...
This IDC Market Perspective looks at the dynamics influencing the Western European market for encryption products and services. It establishes the key drivers and obstacles that are raising the awareness and interest of buyers, while simultaneously ...
This IDC Web Conference presents discussion by IDC's Christina Richmond, Robert Ayoub, and Duncan Brown on the key predictions that will impact enterprise security purchase decisions over the next one to three years. Senior IT leaders and ...
November 27 saw McAfee, one of the largest security software vendors, announce its proposed acquisition of leading cloud security gateway (CSG) vendor Skyhigh Networks. IDC attended McAfee's MPOWER summit in Amsterdam that week, providing ...