A great deal of confusion is swirling around about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). With the GDPR enforcement date looming (May 25, 2018), many organizations are struggling to assess their data footprint. This discussion focuses on how your organization can prepare for enforcement, ongoing monitoring and compliance.
The European Union (EU) regulation governs the collection, processing, use and storage of personal data relating to any individual in the EU (i.e., citizens, residents and visitors), as well as EU citizens living abroad. It applies to all organizations processing and holding data originating from the EU, regardless of the organization’s location.