2018 will go down as the year that the rules changed for data privacy and data protection standards. I’m of course referring to the GDPR that was enacted in May 2018.
It’s the proverbial 1,000-pound gorilla—a compliance violation. Perhaps you haven’t seen one yet, but you know it’s out there lurking, and it just might come banging on your door any day now.
The GDPR is in effect and being enforced, and yet there are still so many questions as to how the new data protection regulation in the EU is going to influence how businesses approach the securing and processing of personal data of EU residents.
Regardless of industry, companies are subject to data protection laws according to their jurisdiction.
Companies around the world have anxiously awaited who will be made an example of under the new GDPR regulations. Under GDPR, entities who violate the regulations are on the hook for stringent fines and civil lawsuits.
It’s been months since the EU’s landmark data protection regulation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into full effect. This means that companies around the world now have to be more careful about the way they handle personal data collected about...
May was an interesting month. Google and Facebook were hit with 8.8 billion dollar lawsuits, Kanye West announced his support for Donald Trump, and we were all hit with a glut of “We’ve Updated Our Privacy Statement” emails flooding our inboxes. What does it all mean?...
After spending years as a far-off date on CIO calendars, GDPR is finally here. The General Data Protection Regulation applies to all organizations that process the personal data of EU residents, even if the organization itself is based outside of the EU. The penalties...
As you’ve probably surmised from the glut of “We’ve Updated Our Privacy Statement” emails flooding your inbox, GDPR compliance is upon us.
With the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement deadline just two weeks away, GDPR preparedness should be top of mind for businesses around the world—not just a concern for businesses and organizations based in the European Union (EU).