June 21, 2018

Anonos BigPrivacy To Speak On GDPR Compliance Requirements And Illegal Analytics & Artificial Intelligence (AI) At Global Legal Conference

NEW YORK, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Anonos, recently recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor for State of the Art Privacy Management Technology, announced today that it is presenting to over 300 Lawyers on GDPR Compliant Analytics & AI at the Global Legal ConfEx.

Anonos Co-Founder, Ted Myerson, will lead a keynote presentation titled "Are your clients' analytics & AI projects illegal under the GDPR?" at the Global Legal ConfEx at 2:35 p.m. on June 21st in New York City. In his speech, Mr. Myerson will cover the following:


Prior to the GDPR, it was "good enough" to provide course-grain privacy controls when processing analytics and artificial intelligence ('AI'). However, the May 2018 European Data Protection Supervisor ('EDPS') Opinion 5/2018 and the recently updated UK Information Commissioner's Office ('ICO') GDPR report both clarify that the GDPR now requires a specific new form of technically enforced privacy called Data Protection by Design and by Default. Data Protection by Design and by Default, as newly defined under the GDPR, requires fine-grain privacy controls over who has access to, and use of, personal data so that only the data that is necessary at a given time, for a given purpose, for a given user, is revealed. In addition, the April 2018 Article 29 Working Party Guidelines on Consent (WP259rev.01) clarifies that continued possession and/or processing of personal data for analytics & AI based on broad-based consent – which is now illegal under the GDPR – exposes data controllers and data processors to liabilities under the GDPR. The Guidelines on Consent clarifies that data controllers are permitted to transform and use historical data, as well as process new personal data, for GDPR compliant analytics & AI if the requirements for alternate legal bases, like Legitimate Interest, are satisfied.


The GDPR shifts the burden of risk for misuse of personal data from individual data subjects to corporate data controllers and processors. This shift in the burden of risk includes an affirmative obligation to use the State of the Art in data protection. This is yet another reason why what was "good enough" before May 25th for analytics & AI is now illegal under the GDPR.


The State of the Art Data Privacy image highlights how Anonos' patented BigPrivacy dynamic de-identification technology uniquely:

(1) Satisfies GDPR Data Protection by Design and by Default requirements by supporting mandatory fine-grain privacy controls over who has access to and use of personal data to reveal only the data that is necessary at a given time, for a given purpose, for a given user;

(2) Supports new technical and operational safeguards to enable use of Legitimate Interest as a lawful basis for compliant analytics & AI; and

(3) Provides the State of the Art in Data Protection as required under the GDPR.

About Anonos

Anonos technology reconciles conflicts between protecting the rights of individuals and achieving business objectives to use, share, combine and relink data. Anonos patented BigPrivacy dynamic de-identification technology enables sharing, collaboration, and analytics of personal data by technologically enforcing dynamic, fine-grained privacy, security and data protection policies in compliance with the GDPR and other evolving regulations. BigPrivacy overcomes the shortcoming of other solutions that were "good enough" before the GDPR but fail to support new requirements for compliant analytics and AI.

Anonos BigPrivacy meets the needs of Global 500 companies and is available from select global channel partners for on-premises, in the cloud, or hybrid installations, virtual machine and enterprise API form factors. The Guide for Legal Analytics & AI Under the GDPR is available at anonos.com/legal-analytics, and Global 500 companies can contact anonos.com/contact to receive a consultation about leveraging Anonos' proprietary technology to ensure they are legal and compliant under the GDPR.

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