Five Years Post-GDPR, Data Privacy Even More Important
Organizations should keep a close eye on any future data privacy legislation
Like many organizations in spring 2018, the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) was preparing to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that went into effect on May 25.
As an international organization, RAPS needed to comply with GPDR because it governs the collection, use, transmission and security of data collected from residents across 31 countries.
Wendy Sahli, IT director at RAPS, didn’t find the process to be as intimidating as she initially expected. She found that undergoing GDPR compliance has helped the organizations gain a better understanding of privacy risk, improve data governance, and gain clarity over the data they control.
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