- By Peter Carlisle, VP EMEA, Thales eSecurity
Data breaches of all shapes and sizes have been coming and going with alarming regularity in recent years. For those companies made victims, the media outcry and the reputational, financial and legal consequences are becoming increasingly severe.
When any organisation or individual is caught in the crossfire of data mismanagement, it’s always better to be safe than sorry, particularly with the European Union’s (EU) much-vaunted General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) looming large on the horizon.
The arrival of the new regulation represents a watershed moment for any organisation harbouring and processing the personal data of EU citizens, be it that of customers, employees or clients.