GDPR: Biggest pain points, now and later
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect May 25. Here’s expert advice on top pain points and what to worry less – and more – about
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulatory change so expansive that many of you are struggling to get your head around it. The privacy-minded GDPR aims to protect consumers’ personally identifiable information – and as such, it touches myriad aspects of how companies collect and store data, as well as how they share data with partners, subcontractors, and even cloud providers. While the rules go into effect on May 25, Gartner predicts that 50 percent of organizations will not be in full compliance at that time. If you’re concerned about where to focus your energy as an IT leader with regard to GDPR, you’re not alone.
As the May 25 deadline approaches, we talked to a few experts about the top pain points for U.S. organizations, short- and long-term. We also explored what aspects of GDPR you should worry less – and more – about. ..Read More..