Failure to comply with GDPR

In short: if your business doesn’t follow the letter of the law, the EU will bring the hammer down. It goes a little something like this… A standard threatening letter (of course)! Regular periodic data integrity audits A fine of up to €20 million (approximately $23.5 million USD) or 4% of your company’s worldwide turnover … [Read more…]

GDPR and the cloud

While we’re on the topic of whether you need to hire a Data Protection Officer to comply with the GDPR, it’s worth mentioning that companies that rely upon cloud-based storage providers will not be exempt from the GDPR. If your company uses Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure, you will NOT be able … [Read more…]