General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

10 things you need to know about the new EU data protection regulation

DATE: 06/05/2016
RETRIEVED: 11/1/2017
SOURCE: COMPUTERWORLD UK

1. This is a regulation, not a directive
2. Data processors will be held responsible for data protection
3. The regulation has global ramifications
4. Users will be able make compensation claims
5. There are tighter rules on transferring data on EU citizens outside the EU
6. Harmonised user request rights
7. New erasure rights
8. It is your responsibility to inform users of their rights
9. Tougher sanctions and streamlined incident reporting
10. Encryption and tokenisation can come to your rescue

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http://www.computerworlduk.com/security/10-things-you-need-know-about-new-eu-data-protection-regulation-3610851/

FURTHER READING:

GDPR explained: How to prepare for the approaching General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018, and the British government has confirmed it will adopt the legislation while the country remains in the EU.

With less than 18 months to go until implementation, many of them remain entirely unprepared. More than half (54 percent) of organisations have failed to commence any kind of preparation to meet even the minimum standards of GDPR, according to recent research by information management company Veritas.

The regulation enforces complex data obligations for companies that current policy is unlikely to satisfy, and damaging fines for breaches.


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http://www.computerworlduk.com/data/how-prepare-for-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr-3652439/

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