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Why a Professor in Information Technology Law & Data Governance Joined Immuta

I joined the Immuta team last Monday and, since then, have been asked several times: “Why join Immuta?” and “After a successful career in academia, why go and work for a data management company?” There are many reasons, but it boils down to this one: We now live in a profoundly data-driven economy and society....

Post-Event Reflections: Gartner Data & Analytics Summit (Frankfurt, Germany)

My favorite question to ask to fellow attendees last month at the Gartner Data & Analytics Summit in Frankfurt, Germany: “So, what are you hoping to get out of this week? I enjoyed meeting with a wide variety of professionals across the data and analytics spectrum at the event, all of whom had different reasons...

Immuta’s HIPAA Playbook and the Changing Nature of Health Data

It’s been 15 years since the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) began enforcing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s “Privacy Rule,” which set forth two main strategies to de-identify, and thereby legally use and disclose, protected data. The first is what’s called the “Safe Harbor” method, which requires entities to remove...

Cognoa Chief AI Officer: How Immuta Helped Us Overcome Data Challenges of AI-Based Medical Diagnostics

Here at Cognoa, we train algorithms – to diagnose behavioral health conditions, including autism and ADHD – with highly sensitive data from a production database that lives in a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) environment containing patient identifiers and electronic protected health information (ePHI). Data privacy and security are therefore paramount to Cognoa,...