The new GDPR framework – designed to unify data protection for individuals within the European Union (EU) – is viewed by many as just another form of regulated compliance being forced down their throats by the government. However, if you take a minute to look beyond the headlines, there might just be a silver lining.
This article was originally posted on CSO Online.
Some businesses will undoubtedly see the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as just another form of regulated compliance being forced down their throats by government.
If you take a minute to look beyond the headlines, however, these new rules due to be enforced on those handling sensitive personal data, might just be the exact push needed to ensure sensitive issues, which have previously been dangerously ignored, are brought to the boardroom.
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