Source: Digital Guardian
29 Oct 2018

We asked 18 privacy and security experts what companies should look for when choosing a Data Protection Officer.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect in Spring 2018, replacing the Data Protection Directive, which was created back in 1980, as the overarching guiding rule pertaining to the protection of personal data of EU citizens. But the GDPR has far-reaching effects, impacting not only businesses based in the EU, but any business worldwide that controls or processes data of EU citizens. One requirement under the GDPR is that businesses that process or store a large volume of personal data are required to appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO).

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