Masergy Webinar Discusses EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and How it Impacts Business

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1 out of 3 Public Webpages of Leading UK Companies Currently Collect Personal Visitor Information and are Subject to New GDPR Rules DALLAS, June 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --Masergytoday announced its live webinar, titled "Mitigating Business Risks ...

1 out of 3 Public Webpages of Leading UK Companies Currently Collect Personal Visitor Information and are Subject to New GDPR Rules

DALLAS, June 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Masergy today announced its live webinar, titled "Mitigating Business Risks Related to GDPR." The European Union's (EU's) new GDPR rules better protect the privacy and security of EU citizens, but will also deliver a long list of onerous obligations for businesses. Masergy's on-line event provides valuable information to help organizations avoid GDPR pitfalls when preparing for full compliance. Register for the GDPR webinar today: https://maser.gy/gdpr-webinar

The new GDPR rules are applicable to any organization that:

  • Is based in the EU
  • Offers any goods or services to EU citizens
  • Monitors the behavior of EU citizens
  • Holds or processes data on EU citizens

CIOs, CISOs and IT Managers are encouraged to join Peter Wright, Founder and Managing Director at DigitalLawUK and resident GDPR expert, along with Mark Nicholls, Masergy's European Head of Enterprise Security Consulting, as they discuss one of the biggest changes to data protection regulation in nearly 20 years. Specific topics include:

  • The effects that Brexit and GDPR will have on the daily operations of EU businesses.
  • Building a business case to secure budget for GDPR preparation efforts.
  • Recommendations based on real-world analogies and successful deployment examples.

"The threat of non compliance is not merely theoretical," Nicholls stated. "Most leading EU companies collect personal information from website visitors in ways that will violate the GDPR rules when they take effect in May 2018. Unless companies begin their compliance activities now, organizations could be subject to fines as much as 4% of their annual revenue."

About Masergy
Masergy owns and operates the largest independent Software Defined Platform in the world, delivering hybrid networking, managed security and cloud communication solutions to global enterprises. Our patented technology, customizable solutions and unmatched customer experience are why a growing number of leading organizations rely on Masergy to deliver performance beyond expectations. Learn more about Masergy and follow us on our blog Transforming Enterprise IT, Twitter @Masergy, LinkedIn and Facebook.

U.S. Media Contact:
Betsey Rogers for Masergy
BridgeView Marketing
603-821-0809
betsey@bridgeviewmarketing.com

EU Media Contact
Dave Wedderburn
Mantis PR
davewed@mantispr.co.uk




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