One of the GDPR events we held covered the crucial topic of whether an organisation should hire a Data Protection Officer. A number of professionals from varied backgrounds gathered to listen to a presentation by Paul Jordan of the IAPP.
So yesterday GDPR (general data protection regulation) made the news headlines, and chances are it was news to most people (a recent survey suggests 85% of us hadn't heard of it before). The news editors generally focused on attention grabbing items like the 'right to be forgotten', the end of 'opt-out', and the spectre of very large
Data has always been an important part of the banking world and becoming ever more integral to day to day operations so it seems fitting they update the regulations accordingly to reflect this as we hurtle towards 2017.