GDPR is a set of security best practices, not a burden

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The that takes effect May 25th 2018 is still raising serious compliance concerns for most UK companies, according to a Bitdefender survey. With companies becoming more enthusiastic in deploying hybrid infrastructures that involve leveraging the capabilities of both the public and the private cloud, 85 percent of UK respondents agree encryption is the most effective way to secure public cloud data.

Interestingly, only one third of UK respondents actually secure between 31 and 60 percent of cloud-stored data, while 21 percent encrypt everything stored within the public cloud. With GDPR placing tough restrictions regarding how “any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural personal” is handled, encryption plays a vital role in achieving this.



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