IDC GDPR Workshop - Navigation Basics | Events | IDC CEMA

The IDC workshop will provide an executive level overview of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on your business. Leading and certified experts will assist in identifying risks as well as business opportunities associated with the new regulations that enter into force on May 25th 2018. Further they would suggest ways to assess and prioritize actions to turn compliance requirements into business differentiator.


  • Regulation overview
  • Data as the new core
  • Executive level overview of the GDPR impact on business
  • Selected GDPR challenges:
    • User consent and user rights under GDPR
    • Data Protection Officer role
    • How to interpret “privacy by design and by default”?
  • Identifying risks associated with GDPR and ways to assess and prioritize areas and actions to be addressed to ensure GDPR compliance in relation to specific business responsibilities
  • Discussion: What does GDPR mean in the context of my business function?
  • Technological footprint of GDPR
    • Types of data, data lifecycle
    • Authentication, authorization, and audit
    • Technological pitfalls and ways to avoid them
  • Improving mutual communication and understanding to better align compliance efforts
  • Discussion: Where do we go from here?


Alexei Proskura

Program Director, Security, IDC CEE

Desislava Krusteva

Attorney, Law and Internet Foundation

Who Should Attend

  • CEOs, CIOs, Chief Security Officers, CISOs
  • Compliance and Data protection Officers, Privacy Officers
  • IT Managers
  • Business leaders

Industries Represented

  • Banking and Financial Services Providers
  • Insurance and Pension Funds
  • Energy and Utilities
  • Telecommunications


Workshop Partner(s)

Content Partner(s)

AMATAS eFellows Law and Internet Foundation