Smart Data

  • TYPE: Combined Session DATE: Thursday, May 16, 2013 TIME: 11:30-12:30 LOCATION: AUDITORIUM


Information Stewardship is the holistic concept beyond Information Security. This has been recently defined by KuppingerCole. Mike Small will discuss what Information Stewardship is about and what it means in particular for Big Data.


Big Data is useful. With its great use for all kinds of businesses, Big Data has a major impact on privacy. The reason for companies to collect Big Data is to get new information about the market, the movements of goods … – and finally about people, costumers and prospective costumers. Big Data concerns privacy in a new way because its scale of data processing is yet unknown and as enormous as the knowledge to gain from it. However, the bigger data is, the more revealing meta information can be created. Is big data to data subjects what is the full-body scanner to flight passengers? Will legislators have to grant salvation for the population or will big data bring a new kind of salvation to all of us?


Dr. Karsten Kinast, LL.M., Attorney at Law (Germany), is founding Partner of the Law Firm “Kinast & Partner” with an exclusive focus on Data Protection Law and IT-Law. He holds a Master of Laws Degree in European Legal Informatics and  serves as external Data Protection...

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Mike Small - Information Stewardship: What does it mean for Big Data?

Dr. Karsten Kinast, LL.M. - Big Data – Small Privacy?


European Identity & Cloud Conference 2013

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  • May 14 - 17, 2013 Munich/Germany