Standards, Regulations & Compliance

GDPR: Getting Past the 'Fake News'

Attorney Jonathan Armstrong on How to Prepare for GDPR Enforcement in 2018
Jonathan Armstrong, partner, Cordery

"Fake news" isn't just a political concept. It's also a component of the marketing hype about Europe's General Data Protection Regulation, says Jonathan Armstrong of the law firm Cordery. How can security leaders cut through the hype and focus on what's truly important to their business?

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In an interview with Information Security Media Group at Infosecurity Europe 2017, Armstrong discusses:

  • Misconceptions about GDPR and conformance;
  • How organizations can prioritize tasks in advance of the 2018 deadline;
  • The security organization's role in ensuring GDPR success.

Armstrong, an experienced lawyer with Cordery in London, is an expert on data protection and data security law. His practice includes advising multinational companies on matters involving risk, compliance and technology across Europe. He has handled legal matters in more than 60 countries involving emerging technology, corporate governance, ethics code implementation, reputation, internal investigations, marketing, branding and global privacy policies.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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