Compliance , Events , InfoSecurity Europe 2017

Is the World Ready for GDPR?

Ipswitch's Michael Hack on What It Will Take to Ensure Widespread Conformance
Michael Hack, Senior Vice President, Ipswich

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation is in effect, and in one year regulators will start to assess penalties against enterprises who handle Europeans' data and are not in conformance with the regulation. How prepared are entities? And will it take a high-profile penalty to get the world's attention? Michael Hack of Ipswitch weighs in.

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In a video interview at the recent Infosecurity Europe conference in London, Hack discusses:

  • The state of GDPR conformance;
  • Where many entities lag behind;
  • Why it likely will take a high-profile penalty to truly get the world's attention.

Hack has been senior vice president of EMEA operations at Ipswitch Inc. since October 2015. He is responsible for initiating resources and directing the efforts of channel teams to support partners in their sales and solution delivery activities. Hack formerly served as president of Sitecore.


About the Author

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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