GDPR | A simple explanation

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Overview of GDPR

The information era brings blessings to the human society, but at the same time threatens people’s privacy. As humans spend increasing amounts of time in the digital world, personal data protection is placed at the heart of many hot debates, which often conclude that we currently live in a world where people’s privacy is highly fragile.

The new General Data Protection Regulation, adopted in 2016, will become enforceable on May 2018 and will replace the EU Data Directive established in 1995. Such regulation is applicable to all EU organizations and any organization worldwide that handles and processes data of EU citizens. As we approach the GDPR’s enforcement date, preparations for the GDPR should be high on the agenda of every business or board.

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The Complete Guide to GDPR Compliance

The Complete Guide to GDPR Compliance

European organizations are stepping up efforts to prepare for a compliance bombshell the EU dropped back in April, 2016. The new rule, called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), replaces the …

GDPR enforcement over the past two years

GDPR enforcement over the past two years

Two years after the GDPR went into effect, official data show that Data Protection Authorities (DPAs), crippled by a lack of resources, tight budgets, and administrative hurdles, have not yet been able …