How GDPR changed the Landscape for Encryption

Presented by

Aaron McIntosh, Director, Product Marketing

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In May 2018, the global market for encryption shifted dramatically across the world. The EU’s GDPR began enforcing its extremely strict rules on the protection of the personally identifiable information (PII) of individual European, having ramifications for companies around the world. GDPR has now become the model for other regional data security regulations. Join WinMagic as they walk through some of the key learnings from GDPR, a year later, and the common challenges and decisions faced by organizations in face of protecting their data to meet compliance. Discover some of the simple steps that organizations can take to manage the security of their data, tightening access controls and closing compliance gaps – all while reducing costs. Key Learnings: •Learn how the risk plane of data is growing, especially within platforms and applications like VDI, IoT, machine learning and artificial intelligence •Discover why encryption is your first and best line of defense against a breach, and why not encrypting inevitably pus you at absolute risk of compliance failure •Review some of the known victims of breaches over the past year, the penalties, and what simple steps they could have taken to protect themselves •Learn why not all encryption solutions are equal and how some will actual leave you exposed to risk

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