How many posts have you seen that have mentioned GDPR in the last 12 months? A lot. Marketers have been inundated with messages/events/articles about the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will come into force on 25 May 2018. But what do people in the data protection industry think about it?
Today at CLOUDSEC London, Stewart Room, an expert in global cybersecurity and data protection at PwC, spoke on the subject and how, for an organistation, people are the first line of defence to protect data.
Employee behaviour is critical to the success of GDPR. Employees interact with data at many different stages of the data cycle; from collecting data through to processing, securing and deleting data. You need to help employees understand their role and responsibilities in these activities and help them develop the right data behaviours. These behaviours need to be embedded in organisational rituals and routines; they will then become the norm and second nature to everyone in the organisation