The changing global landscape of data protection laws

Even proactive entities should bear in mind that data protection laws and one’s own data-flows and infrastructure are frequently moving targets

There’s no question: Data today is increasing at an exponential rate, and with it, so are data protection laws worldwide.

Not only is data increasing, but it is changing — growing in variety and velocity. EMC Corp., which conducts data analysis, believes the world’s information is doubling every two years. It is also flowing in and out of organizations at an unprecedented pace, posing new challenges in data governance.

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Ashley Smith

Ashley Smith is the vice president of Legal Technologies at Control Risks. Control Risks is an independent, global risk consultancy specializing in helping organizations...

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