By Neo Sesinye
Records and processes are a very big part of GDPR.
For businesses around the world, including Africa, the implementation of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is particularly pertinent. This is because the GDPR applies not only to all states in the EU, but more especially to any companies that market goods or services to EU residents. Without GDPR-compliance, which was widely enforced on 25 May 2018, these organisations risk losing business opportunities.
According to David Warburton, senior systems engineer, F5 Networks, a cloud and security solutions provider represented locally by value-added distributor Networks Unlimited, the GDPR simply cannot be avoided.
Speaking during an EMEA webinar presentation, Addressing the Overlooked Aspects of GDPR, Warburton noted that F5 has certain ideas on how to start the compliance process and is also able to provide solutions that will assist.
“There is not only one thing for companies to do to become GDPR-compliant – it is very much a multi-disciplinary project involving functions across the business, from HR to legal to finance to IT, security and so on,” he said. “GDPR fundamentally tries to change the way that organisations think about personal data, and how it is treated. GDPR is as much about the Click here to read entire article
Source:: IT News Africa