Protecting data, be it personal, sensitive or even public is extremely important, and having a competent Data Protection Officer will ensure successful implementation of all the regulations and proper compliance with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) that is coming into force on May 25th, next year .
The Data Protection Officer (DPO) is a function mandated by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) aiming to provide enterprise-wide data security governance. The DPO oversee the data protection strategy and its implementation, so that compliance with GDPR requirements is ensured.
The DPO is responsible for overseeing the proper use of information technology and supplying staff with information and providing training. The DPO is an independent role, thus is not obliged to adhere to instructions issued by other members of staff in performing DPO role-related tasks. Continue reading “DPO Outsourcing and the GDPR”