Background and Scope
A new EU data protection framework will take effect on May 25, 2018 that supersedes all prior regulations. The General Data Protection Regulation (http://www.eugdpr.org/) (GDPR) will replace the current directive 95/46/EC and will be applicable in all Member States. In its simplest form, GDPR is intended to strengthen and unify data protection regulations for individuals within the European Union (EU).
Servicengine recently published a Security Management and Strategy whitepaper with a detailed plan and approach to help our clients meet the compliance deadline. The document highlights the most significant aspects of GDPR, such as extending jurisdiction to companies outside the EU and the potential for substantial financial penalties. All of our clients doing business in the EU should be aware of the most critical requirements of the GDPR:
These are fundamental elements of the regulation’s purposeful treatment of personally identifiable (PI) data:
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