GDPR is not just a Privacy Protection Tool, it is Culture!

"Privacy By Design (PbD) and Transparency Requirements Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as Fraud Prevention Tools"  by John Giannakakis, Co-Founder @ The DPO Academy. 

On 14th of April 2016 the European Parliament adopted the new General Data Privacy Regulation ("GDPR") The GDPR is a Regulation by which the European Commission intends to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals within the European Union (EU). It also addresses export of personal data outside the EU. The primary objectives of the GDPR are to give citizens back the control of their personal data and to simplify the regulatory environment for international business by unifying the regulation within the EU. 

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 is the average total cost of data breach


is the average cost per lost or stolen record


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