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

  • Wednesday, March 08, 2017 at 1:00 PM EST (2017-03-08 18:00:00 UTC)
  • Kevin Flynn, Benjamin Wright


  • Skybox Security, Inc.

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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 is a practicing attorney based in Dallas, Texas, focusing on technology law. He serves as a senior instructor at the SANS Institute, teaching its five-day course, LEG523 Law of Data Security and Investigations. By means of that course, Mr. Wright has taught thousands of students from throughout the world. He chairs the SANS Institute’s annual Data Breach Summit. Benjamin advises diverse clients, both in the United States and outside of it, on privacy, electronic commerce and data security law.

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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