December 1, 2021- Are we currently experiencing a dataexplosion, as many pundits claim? If the general volume of data is truly exploding, it is the longest and continuous explosion that we have ever seen. While organizations are struggling to control this data proliferation, they’re also facing increased regulatory compliance issues, ranging from statebased privacy initiatives like the California Privacy Rights Act to New York’s cybersecurity regulation, to even more novel regimes like Illinois’s new biometric rules. In concert, headlong data and regulatory growth means an even larger burden for regulated entities in the healthcare, financial services, and energy sectors.