In Europe, all businesses that utilize networks and information systems must comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. The new law applies to all companies in Europe and foreign markets selling products to European consumers. A consultant assists company owners in preparing for the changes and avoiding penalties.
Managing the Export of Consumer Data
The regulation applies to the exportation of customer data as well as saving it locally. It also defines how the personal data is handled by companies and stored. All provisions of the regulation must be followed at all times to avoid hefty penalties against the company. All data transmissions should be encrypted to prevent third-party access.
What to Do When a Breach Occurs?
The first step is to report the breach to the local authorities immediately. The consumer whose information was extracted or stolen is also notified of the breach. Federal authorities mitigate risks associated with …