Advanced Data Modeling: Data Modeling for Security, Privacy, and Compliance

Modern database systems have introduced more support for security, privacy, and compliance over the last few years. We expect this to increase as compliance issues such as GDPR and other data compliance challenges arise. In this session, Karen will be discussing the newer features from a data modelers/database designers’ point of view, including:

  • Data Masking
  • End-to-End encryption
  • Row Level Security
  • New Data Types
  • Data Categorization and Classification

We’ll look at the new database and modeling tool features, why you should consider them, where they work, where they don’t. We will also discuss how to negotiate on behalf of data protection in a world of Agile, MVP, Lean and DevOps.


Data Evangelist, Space Enthusiast, & NASA Datanaut
Karen Lopez is a senior project manager with an extensive background in development processes and information management. She specializes in taking practical approaches to systems development. She has 20+ years of public speaking (keynotes, speeches, and demonstrations). She wants attendees to have fun, gain insights and take away inspiration for working with new technologies and methods.

She’s known for her slightly irreverent and practical approach to IT training and speaking. She wants you to be part of #TEAMDATA.


Apr 17 2019


4:20 pm - 6:00 pm

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The Albany Club, 91 King Street East (near King/Yonge subway), Toronto, ON M5C 1G3.
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