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committee will also track, respond and provide updates to
members on court rulings related to data protection and
information governance, as well as regulatory developments
affecting breach notification, background screening, access
control and insurance.
The GDPR Global Impact: What Now?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect in
May and its reach extends beyond European borders.
Earlier this year, NAID CEO Bob Johnson explained in E-Scrap
magazine how the GDPR will improve things for all secure
destruction services who are ready to embrace it. This applies
to all secure data destruction market segments.
Discover the GDPR Global Effects: https://bit.ly/2JUedgV
In light of this dramatic change in data protection regulations,
NAID-Europe issued the first in a series of papers encouraging
European members with actionable takeaways for making
the most of this long-awaited opportunity. These tips are also
actionable for NAID members across the globe.
Discover What to Expect & What to Do Now that the GDPR is
NAID-Canada Testimony Leads to
“It’s what associations are supposed to do,” says NAID CEO
Bob Johnson. “We keep pushing the message and eventually
it pays off.”
Johnson comments come on learning that testimony given
by NAID-Canada during the government’s period review
of the country’s
data protection law
led to an official
to add new data
In testimony given
last September, then
pressed the Canadian
Access to Information,
Privacy and Ethics
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