By Sudhakar Ramakrishna, CEO, Pulse Secure

After years of undisclosed breaches, stolen identities and negligent data handling, Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is forcing companies to get serious about data privacy. Lawsuits against Google and Facebook were filed the day GDPR went into effect, and it appears the law’s teeth will soon be tested with Irish Data Protection Commission’s investigation into the recent Facebook breach, which impacted roughly 50 million users, of which three million were European, making it subject to GDPR fines.

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