Over a month ago the data protection authority of Baden-Württemberg imposed the first fine for violation of GDPR. This clearly means that companies’ honeymoon period is over. It is time they pull up their socks and get to work in meeting the regulation’s requirements.
SAP customers are concerned about identification of data in the SAP system, their pseudonymisation in copies of the production system, and timely information, blocking and finally deletion of user data. This is what users should keep in mind.
A recent study by Veritas Technologies reveals startling facts about the level of preparedness by companies, especially in Germany. While CISOs and CTOs may state their level of readiness being on track, certain fundamental issues are still, scarily, left unanswered. And the leadership is often clueless about this.
Why should enterprises simplify timely provision of data? GDPR requires companies to localize and provide personal data on request to clients and users within stipulated time. But many, if not most, are unprepared. There are many reasons. Missing Processes For Data Classification is one such. What should companies do?