Recent research revealed that three-quarters of nontechnical business leaders in the U.S. do not believe the upcoming GDPR will affect their organizations.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on May 25, 2018, and companies that fail to prepare may face steep fines.
U.S. companies that handle data belonging to customers living in the European Union may not realize that they are subject to the GDPR.
When properly aligned with business goals, compliance and security work in concert as part of a holistic, integrated system.
Now is the time for security leaders to stop talking about the GDPR and start acting to achieve compliance before the law takes effect in May 2018.
Compliance should be viewed as a framework to facilitate security, not a magic wand to make threats and vulnerabilities disappear.
Companies in the EU and organizations that conduct business in the region must achieve GDPR compliance before the regulation takes effect next May.
Although governance, risk and compliance are critical to enterprise security, many IT professionals struggle to secure executive buy-in for GRC tools.
CISOs must closely monitor their companies' business transactions to maintain compliance with the growing number of international security regulations.
CISOs and other business leaders are struggling to maintain regulatory compliance as government agencies continue to devise new, complicated laws.