On May 25, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will officially go into effect in the European Union (EU). As you may have noticed, many organizations have been notifying end-users — regardless of their location — of updates to their terms of service (TOS) and privacy policies. For the sake of simplicity, many companies are looking for vendors that help them align their privacy policies to adhere to compliance requirements worldwide versus having separate and distinct rules for every region.
On May 25, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will officially go into effect. Like with any major legal reform, questions arise about timing, application, ramifications and more. With the GDPR mandate’s focus on privacy and related data, questions have increased tenfold. SonicWall is working hard to ensure compliance with GDPR requirements.
“Is it secret? Is it safe?” For those who’ve never seen the 1976 film Marathon Man, that’s what the fugitive Nazi war criminal played by Sir Laurence Olivier asks Dustin Hoffman while he’s sticking a pointy dental probe into Hoffman’s exposed cavity. Ouch. Excellent movie, though. Cinema trivia notwithstanding, these are pertinent questions federal agencies need to ask when it comes to information under their control.