Venkat Srinivasan: You can’t think of data without technology. This is digital data. And of course, it is important to recognise privacy issues. But the only way, I think, we need to think about this is [how it can] transform health outcomes, access and care, and not [in terms of] separate data alone. Use of this data with technology, I think, is the real intent of this policy. As you know, in the U.S., we’ve had this electronic health records initiative for a while. So, technology can, if used properly, dramatically transform healthcare at all levels. Technology can’t work without data. So, it can be at the population level, it can be at the individual health level. At the population level, it can be used effectively to control the outbreak of a pandemic. At the individual level, you have several levels of benefits. In India, millions of people don’t have access to quality healthcare. The silver lining is that the government has allowed for digital health, … [Read more...] about How much is too much when collecting data for planning?
Challenges faced in data analysis
Cybersecurity solutions provider GajShield Infotech on Thursday said it expects to clock 60 per cent growth by end of 2021 in the Indian security firewall market with its new offering. The company has launched its data security firewall solution that helps enterprises not only monitor the health of their data security systems but also map security violation criticality and provides a heatmap with threat patterns analysis. It helps in the identification of policy violations and prevents data leak. "Businesses all over the world are facing critical challenges with regards to data protection...Our Data Security Firewall offers advanced data protection with the help of Contextual Intelligence Engine, it understands the data and its criticality to the enterprise and prevent breach and leak of this critical piece of information," GajShield Infotech CEO Sonit Jain said. He added that given that many people are now working from home amid the pandemic, businesses are vulnerable to data breaches … [Read more...] about GajShield eyes 60% growth in Indian data security firewall market
Sept. 8 marks the first day of school for more than 1.8 million American students, said a CNN report. Several schools have already had to temporarily shut down again after COVID-19 outbreaks this school year. Others, including some universities, have managed to keep their cases low after testing every student returning to school. … [Read more...] about Roundup: U.S. campuses become new front for combating COVID-19 pandemic as students return to school