*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from An Analytical Approach authored by Josh Goldfarb. Read the original post at: http://ananalyticalapproach.blogspot.com/2017/05/the-practical-effects-of-gdpr.html
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect in May of 2018. The regulation may reach farther and wider than you realize. That being said, what practical impact will this regulation have on security operations and incident response? Although GDPR is a complex regulation, there are some important points that are particularly relevant to security operations and incident response. My latest piece in SecurityWeek discusses: http://www.securityweek.com/practical-effects-gdpr-security-operations-and-incident-response.