Data has evolved in our digital economy to become the lifeblood of global trade. It affects all businesses and industries and dealing with it is a "whole of business" issue, affecting each and every team within an organisation.
With innovation, comes regulation and Europe is on the cusp of overhauling its data protection laws. Despite the outcome of last year's Brexit referendum, at least one constant remains – from 25 May 2018 organisations established in or providing goods or services to data subjects in the EU (including the UK) will need to comply with the enhanced regime under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR").
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