IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems - March 2018 - 19
Don't stick your head in the sand:
Use the EU General Data Protection Regulation
to transform your business
By Kristin Lewotsky k Illustration by Charles Williams
ata breaches are on the increase worldwide. It's a trend that puts both
businesses and their customers at risk. In 2016, European Union (EU)
lawmakers elected to address the issue head on with the passage of
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
GDPR was crafted to standardize the implementation of personal data
protection across the 28 member states of the EU. When the regulation goes into
effect May 25, it promises to disrupt the way companies around the globe handle
And given that the economy today is as much about data as it is about goods
and services, any technology that improves the way organizations handle data
holds the potential to transform the companies.
ibmsystemsmag.com MARCH 2018 // 19