Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: Jun 19, 2019
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable on May 25, 2018, and privacy laws and regulations around the globe continue to evolve and expand.
Most organizations have invested, and continue to invest, in people, processes, technology, and policies to meet customer privacy requirements and avoid significant fines and other penalties. In addition, data breaches continue to expose the personal information of millions of people, and organizations are concerned about the products they buy, services they use, people they employ, and with whom they partner and do business with generally.
There’s no getting around it. Passed in May 2016, the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the minimum standards of the Data Protection Directive, a 21-year-old system that allowed the 28 EU member states to set their own data privacy and security rules relating to the information of EU subjects. Under the earlier directive, the force and power of the laws varied across the continent. Not so starting May 25, 2018.
Businesses today are faced with the almost insurmountable task of complying with a confusing array of laws and regulations relating to data privacy and security. These can come from a variety of sources: local, state, national, and, even, international law makers. This is not just a problem for big businesses. Even a small business with a localised geographic presence may be subject to laws from other states and, possibly, other nations by virtue of having a presence on the internet.
In many instances, these laws and regulations are vague and ambiguous, with little specific guidance as to compliance. Worse yet, the laws of different jurisdictions may be, and frequently are, conflicting. One state or country may require security measures that are entirely different from those of another state or country. Reconciling all of these legal obligations can be, at best, a full time job and, at worst, the subject of fines, penalties, and lawsuits.
If your organisation carries out business in the European
Union, then you may be aware that your life is about to become
a lot more complicated starting in May 2018. That’s when the
new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take
effect. IBM is positioned to help you develop strategies to
address the challenges of the GDPR. Our Pathways for GDPR
readiness are phased programme engagement points and
cognitive capabilities which can accelerate your journey.
This new, stronger regulation will aim to harmonise data
protection across all 28 EU Member States. In some cases, it
will merely strengthen or enhance specific rights which are
already in place under many local data privacy laws, whilst other
rights and obligations will be introduced for the first time.
Published By: Dataguise
Published Date: Aug 20, 2019
Co-presented by Dataguise and Amazon Web Services (AWS), this webinar looks at ways this highly regulated industry uses cloud-based technology to manage data governance and data privacy compliance across multiple services within AWS, including S3, RDS, Aurora, and Redshift. This is especially important given new data privacy laws set forth by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) of 2018. You’ll learn specific steps to take toward successful data privacy compliance.
Published By: xMatters
Published Date: Sep 22, 2014
When it comes to data breaches and service outages, it’s no longer a question of if but when. Governments worldwide increasingly have new laws, pending legislation, privacy regulations and “strong suggestions” for protecting sensitive information and taking action when breaches or service outages occur. Get the Complimentary White Paper and learn how you need to prepare for these new laws and more. The white paper examines current regional legislation and how you can implement communication best practices for maintaining transparency and trust in the face of consumer-facing service disruptions.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will deliver a long overdue modernization and harmonization of privacy and data protection laws across the EU. It replaces legislation that was drafted before phones became smart and the cloud came to transform business.
This guide will help you prepare for the GDPR. It outlines the key facts and figures, the questions organizations should ask to help assess their stage of readiness, and a comprehensive toolkit to help develop the capabilities needed to become GDPR-ready. Finally, we offer a short reference sheet covering the key information security professionals need to be prepared.
In this webcast, you will hear from an attorney specializing in Information Technology Law and a technology specialist who can help you sort through different solutions in the marketplace. You will learn how to adapt to the number of compliance regulations, data privacy laws, and court orders relating to electronic records.
There’s no getting around it. Passed in May 2016, the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the minimum standards of the Data Protection Directive, a 21-year-old system that allowed the 28 EU member states to set their own data privacy and security rules relating to the information of EU subjects. Under the earlier directive, the force and power of the laws varied across the continent. Not so after GDPR went into effect May 25, 2018.
Under GDPR, organizations are subject to new, uniform data protection requirements—or could potentially face hefty fines. So what factors played into GDPR’s passage?
• Changes in users and data. The number, types and actions of users are constantly increasing. The same is true with data. The types and amount of information organizations collect and store is skyrocketing. Critical information should be protected, but often it’s unknown where the data resides, who can access it, when they can access it or what happens once
The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be upon us on May 25th 2018, and contrary to enduring public opinion, Brexit won’t make any difference. The GDPR comes in response to global shuffling of privacy laws to meet the growing demands of cloud, data security and other technological needs. The US Safe Harbor framework has been replaced with Privacy Shield, and on top of this is the e-Privacy Regulation, which takes specific interest in electronic communications, cookies for tracking user behaviour online, and other issues around personal data and consent.