In the face of tech solutions that are either too expensive or “too not great,” many organizations may still be taking a manual—and somewhat flawed—approach to the challenge of data mapping.
Even the optimist agrees the term “dark data” carries an ominous Star Wars-like connotation of a toxic universe bent on destroying the world of good, bright data. The good news is that it’s also a universe filled with opportunity.
While “data mapping” may sound like it’s all about data lineage tracking, ActiveNav’s suite goes well beyond that, addressing facets of data quality, data discovery, data classification, data catalog and redundant data detection, as well.
Although we live in a data-driven world, ActiveNav CMO Dean Gonsowski thinks that a lot of data is actually a vulnerability, not an asset. It signals a shift: "You can't be data privacy compliant without actually understanding your data," he said.
It wasn’t too long ago that the world celebrated the idea of cheap, infinite storage... keep everything and whenever things get tight, throw another server at it. But the underbelly of that mindset is an overwhelming glut of data hiding in the nooks and crannies of the company.
Announced today, ActiveNav’s new Inventory service is said to be able to generate comprehensive data maps within minutes and make them accessible via pre-populated pulldown menus to support compliance requests...
“Historical data mapping efforts have failed and are in need of a major reboot,” said Peter Baumann, CEO and Founder of ActiveNav.
“We are honored to be recognized for our continued success and featured on this esteemed list of the country’s fastest-growing companies,” said Peter Baumann, Founder and CEO, ActiveNav. “I have admired companies on this list for many years, and this award reflects the hard work
“Data engineers and analysts want their data governance policies to eliminate data silos and improve data quality. Data silos cause problems throughout an organization, no matter the size." - Rich Hale, CTO, ActiveNav.
Even though many government agencies have digitized their FOIA request data sourcing and response processes, it hasn’t resulted in any significant increase in response time, nor has it lessened FOIA request burdens. This article shares way agencies can lighten their digital load.
While there is still no US national federal data privacy law, that has not stopped states from taking the lead instead. How will the CPRA impact the CCPA?
Rich Hale, ActiveNav's CTO, discusses ways that organizations can deal with information overload. Organizations today are overwhelmed with data. Have we outstripped our ability to keep up? Find out by listening to this podcast!
ActiveNav takes the security and protection of our customer's data seriously, and that includes how we code our software. We're proud to be Veracode Team verified.
For data to provide value, organizations need to know where it is, who has access to it, how it’s managed, including its longevity. Peter Baumann, ActiveNav CEO, share how to master information for risk mitigation.
“Every organization, whether they realize it or not, is basically cultivating its own equivalent of a “corporate dark web” — not to be confused with the dark web,” explains Peter Baumann, CEO of ActiveNav.