On Your IBM i Radar Now: GDPR
October 19, 2016 Alex Woodie
IBM i shops that have European customers, take note: In about 18 months, you will need to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), or face hefty fines. That’s not much time to come to grips with a data privacy law that’s been called “PCI on steroids” and an “IRS audit of your data,” but that’s the reality nonetheless.
If you’re wondering what the heck this GDPR thing is, you’re not alone. A survey conducted by Dell last month indicates that fewer than 20 percent of company representatives were even aware of GDPR. But as the old saying goes,