Category: Security

Marketing, Data and GDPR – What You Need to Know

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In May 2018, the European Union will bring a new set of regulations into force on data privacy. The regulations have been discussed for years and will replace the current rules that are in the Data Protection Directive in the EU (the UK will need to adhere to this for any transfer of data from the EU).

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The 2020 CIO: Make Your Mark with Platforms, Not Point Solutions

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As I blogged earlier this week, being a CIO in 2015 is no cakewalk. But today’s environment also presents a lot of opportunities for CIOs to own their destiny and make it a great one. You’ve just got take a classic page from the CIO playbook and use IT to transform the business.

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Business Intelligence: Designed with You in Mind

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If the future of IT is about empowering end users, then the future of BI is about arming business users to make smarter decisions. And that is exactly what Birst is committed to delivering —access to accurate, relevant and timely data insights that enable business leaders to be more informed, productive and successful.

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You’ve Been Hacked!!

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You’ve probably seen in the news last week that there was a report of a very large breach of web usernames and passwords. Everyone from The Washington Post toABC News to the New York Times has been covering the breach. While all of the major news outlets have stories about it, I wanted to share my thoughts and give some easy tips regarding what we can do about it:

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Make Way for More Milestones: Birst Announces Global Security Achievement

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We passed a major milestone at Birst this month, earning the highest certification for handling sensitive data as set by the International Standards Organization. The ISO 27001 certification signals to the world that Birst’s cloud BI platform meets rigorous standards for maintaining a systematic and ongoing approach to managing sensitive company and customer information. As we continue to expand in the US and abroad, we believe it is crucial to demonstrate to our customers and partners the extreme level of dedication we have to protecting their data. Our operations team has worked diligently to achieve the highest security certification set by the world’s leading standards body, and to establish a formal program that maintains its thorough requirements to ensure that Birst customers and partners know that their data is safe in the Birst cloud.

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