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A lot has been written about the GDPR that will apply from 25 May 2018 onwards. There is a multitude of good sources to make sense of the GDPR, and how this new data protection regulation will change the way organizations collect and process personal data within their organization. During my own study of the GDPR and its operational impacts, I have come across a lot of very useful articles, blog posts, and webinars dealing with the various aspect of the regulation. Most of these resources are free-of-charge and some of them will require you to submit some personal details in order to gain the access. Some of the more extensive one stop GDPR asset libraries are partly open for anyone to explore. 1)See for example IAPP’s library and 2twenty4 Consulting’s GDPRwiki. Here I’ve collected some of the helpful stuff I’ve found during my exploration, feel free to check these…

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As I explained at length in my earlier article on the GDPR, businesses, organizations, institutions and other entities throughout the world are facing a huge challenge to become compliant with the new reformed European data protection legislation. The GDPR comes into effect throughout the world on 25 May 2018, and its profound implications are not limited to the geographical area of the EU alone. What needs to be acknowledged is that the EU data protection rules will affect almost everyone as the GDPR takes data security and privacy to an entirely new level. Most important things to know are displayed in Figure 1. As I highlighted in my earlier post on the topic, GDPR is not just a compliance IT project with some new organizational and technological aspects. The GDPR, as was emphasized by many experts on the subject, extends well beyond the geographical boundaries of the EU and its jurisdiction…

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The GDPR Doomsday ClockCountdown That’s a pretty neat clock, isn’t it? Scary? You bet! The GDPR clock has been ticking for a long time now and time will run out soon. Over the past two years, a lot has been written and said about the reform of EU data protection rules, namely the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679). The EU GDPR, coming into full force on May 25, 2018, is designed to radically harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, enhance data protection of all EU residents and provide more systematized and consolidated data privacy framework to guide how personal data is used by businesses, organizations and governments across the Europe and around the globe for that matter. 1)As stated in the the official gazette of the EU in regards to the applicability GDPR, “The principles of, and rules on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of their personal data…

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