30January, 2021

Loss of UK Police Database Records Due to Best Practice Failures Says BCS

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The wiping of records from the UK Police National Computer database earlier this month was likely due to best practice not being followed in three key roles, according to BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

The ‘coding error’ that has caused that loss of 150000 records on the Police National Computer database had been blamed on […]

1August, 2019

Watch Recording of Livestreamed Sessions from ACM-IMS Data Science Summit

By |August 1st, 2019|ACM|0 Comments

You can now watch recorded livestreamed sessions from the ACM-IMS Interdisciplinary Summit on the Foundations of Data Science held on June 15.

The event, organized by ACM and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, included distinguished speakers and panelists addressing topics such as deep learning, reinforcement learning, fairness, and ethics, in addition to discussions about the future of data […]

29May, 2019


By |May 29th, 2019|ACM|0 Comments

The International Conference on Management of Data is a leading international forum for database researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and results, and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences.

To be held from June 30-July 5 in Amsterdam, the conference will feature keynote speakers Cynthia Dwork (Harvard University), Lise Getoor (University of California, Santa […]

30November, 2018

ACS Invents New Technique to Anonymise Data

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ACS (Australian Computer Society) has developed a new technique to anonymise big data, allowing governments and businesses to more safely share data without compromising the privacy of individuals.

The innovative technique is detailed in a new report Privacy in Data Sharing: A Guide for Business and Government, released last week at the Akolade Australian Data Summit in Sydney.

Comprising numerous formulas, […]