Protecting Your Moving Data – What to Consider When Implementing IT Controls to Comply with GDPR

The general data protection regulation (GDPR) took a major leap forward in December as the EU Parliament and Council agreed on a text for the bill.

When approved, the GDPR will become law in 2018 across all 28 EU Member States and will supersede inconsistent laws across the EU Member States.

Upon ratification of the GDPR, we could see: fines of up to 4% of annual turnover for firms which break the rules; mandatory notification of “serious” breaches to the relevant national supervisory authority; a single regulator for multi-national companies regardless of HQ location; and the need to meet “right to be forgotten” and “right to data portability” rules by large internet service providers.

In this webinar, we’ll point our long lenses at 2018 and look at the challenges and address key questions such as:

  • What kind of risk assessment are you going to have to do on your business to ensure compliance?
  • With this regulation and the end of Safe Harbor, how will partnering with American Global businesses, including SaaS technology vendors, change?
  • What are the key security and compliance considerations for data in motion such as: data location including storage in the cloud, data encryption and key management, and data lifecycle management.
  • What are key IT controls and technology capabilities required to meet requirements specific to this regulation?


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Paul Castiglione

Senior Product Marketing Manager - Ipswitch

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Martin Hoskins

Managing Director, Privacy Consulting

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