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Complying with the General Data Protection Regulation: A Guide for Security Practitioners

  • Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at 1:00 PM EST (18:00:00 UTC)
  • Benjamin Wright and Kevin Flynn
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  • Skybox Security, Inc.

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Overview

The General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR is the latest amplification of the European Unions data security requirements that articulates measures to protect individuals and holds organizations accountable for data security.

 

When it goes into effect, GDPR can apply widely to various organizations, including many without a physical presence in the European Union. In this webcast, we will explore this lengthy, complex regulation by focusing on the key steps your organization needs to take in order to comply. This includes how to get ready for the regulation; how to identify a Data Protection Officer and what this person needs to know to be effective in this role; as well as steps toward and a checklist for compliance with concise, practical information your organization can begin using now.

 

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Speaker Bios

Benjamin Wright

Benjamin Wright, a SANS senior instructor, practicing attorney and author of several technology law books, including Business Law and Computer Security, teaches the Law of Data Security and Investigations course for the SANS Institute. This unique five-day course trains security, forensic and legal professionals to cope with the risks surrounding data breaches, digital investigations, electronic discovery and technology contracts. With 26 years in private law practice, he has advised many organizations, large and small, on privacy, e-commerce, computer security, and email discovery. He has been quoted in publications around the globe, from the Wall Street Journal to the Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald. Benjamin maintains a popular blog at http://hack-igations.blogspot.com.


Kevin Flynn

Kevin Flynn is director of worldwide product marketing at Skybox Security. Prior to joining Skybox, he served as director of product marketing at Blue Coat Systems. Kevin has more than 25 years of experience in high tech and has been involved in cyber security technologies for more than 15 of those years. His high tech experience started at Apple Computer, where he was a product manager in Apple’s Advanced Technology Group. He then spent more than a dozen years at Cisco as a product manager and marketing manager in its security technology organization. After leaving Cisco, Kevin moved over to Fortinet before joining Blue Coat in 2013. He is a frequent speaker on cyber security topics at conferences worldwide and has written numerous articles on cyber security issues.

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