Does GDPR apply to me? Head of Information Security Services at Certification Europe, Simon Loughran explains who is accountable when it comes to GDPR
Does the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) matter to you and your business? Who is accountable for GDPR? Simon Loughran, Head of Information Security Services at Certification Europe, tackles these questions.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the result of four years of work by the EU, delivering data protection legislation with new ways that data is now used. GDPR will come into force on the 25th May 2018, replacing the existing data protection framework under the EU Data Protection Directive.
Simon is an experienced ISO 27001 Lead Auditor and an Information Security Professional with 20 years of experience. This experience includes assessing, testing, auditing, developing, implementing, managing and reviewing information security / technology requirements across a diverse spectrum of industry.
His experience covers a broad swathe of IT & IS services including; Information Security management, ISO 27001, ISO 20000, ITIL, Business Continuity, end to end IT / IS systems infrastructure security, support, managed services, ISP (Cloud and Hosting), networks and training delivery.
Simon’s professional accreditations are an industry recognised testament to his diligent approach to maintaining high standards. He currently includes CISSP, EC Security Analyst / Licensed Pen Tester, Certified Ethical Hacker, MCSE and ITIL Foundation, ISO 20000 Auditor, Websense Certified Security Engineer, HP platforms specialist, amongst others.