Data across borders – Data Sovereignty
I really did not want to write
in the way I have written it now. I wanted to write it in a happy manner, but as recent circumstances appeared, the outlook began to dim. I apologize if my commentary is bleak. Data Sovereignty
Last week started very well. I was preparing for the
iXsystems™ + Nextcloud webinar on Wednesday, August 25th 2021. After talking to the wonderful folks at Nextcloud ( Thanks Markus, Uwe and Maxime!), the central theme of the webinar was on Data Sovereignty and Data Control. The notion of GDPR ( General Data Protection Regulation) has already permeated into EU (European Union) entities, organizations and individuals alike, and other sovereign states around the world are following suit. Prominent ones on my radar in the last 2 years were the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Vietnam Personal Data Protection Act 2020.
data control, data culture, data federation, data privacy laws, data residency, data sovereignty, data wisdom, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation, PDPA, PIPL
It is a
disaster. No matter what we do, the leaks and the cracks are appearing faster than we are fixing it. It is a global pandemic.
I am not talking about COVID-19, the pandemic that has affected our lives and livelihood for over a year. I am talking about the
other pandemic – the compromise of security of data.
In the past 6 months, the data leaks, the security hacks, the ransomware scourge have been more devastating than ever. Here are a few big ones that happened on a global scale:
Data Security Breach, Cyber Attack, Ransomware
Closer to home, here in South East Asia, we have
cloud computing, cybersecurity threats, data compliance, Data Encryption, data federation, data modeling, data personalization, data virtualization, deep fakes, hack, hacked, iRODS, metadata, ransomware, supply chain attack