10 FAQs about GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is being enforced on May 25, 2018 – after that, organizations that are non-compliant will face heavy fines.The legislation replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and is designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe.

I read an article by David Burt (Senior Compliance Manager, Azure Trust and Compliance) where he responds to the most frequently asked questions from a Microsoft series of webinars about GDPR.
Below is what the questions and responses that were published here.

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An Overview of GDPR – The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation is a regulation on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the EU. It expands the rights of individuals to control how their personal information is collected and processed, and places a range of new obligations on organizations to be more accountable for data protection. GDPR will come into effect on May 25, 2018.
Please note there are significant consequences for non-compliance. For more information, see the EUGDPR website.

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3 Tips for compliance in the cloud

A few years ago, the cloud was met with uncertainty and skepticism by a majority of the business world. However, today it seems inevitable that on-premises systems will be in peril (at least those without any form of cloud deployment option). Cloud computing – a concept that boasts simplicity in deployment, operation and licensing – has, amongst other things, changed IT and business management across all industries.

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What Are the Solutions to Supply Chain Management Challenges in the Food Industry?

There has never been a more complex time to be a player in the food industry. The industry is highly regulated. Competition is fierce. Ever-changing customer demands can make or break a firm. How do you manage the challenges of supply chain management in the food industry and remain successful?

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Managing Compliance Risk in Medical Device Manufacturing

The medical device manufacturer that had a spectacular compliance failure probably made the headlines. Their story will be noted in university classes around the world for years to come. Let’s look at another outcome.

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