3 reasons to fall in love with a data protection officer

3 reasons to fall in love with a data protection officer

I have a confession to make: I’ve fallen head over heels in love with a data protection officer.

How could I not? Data protection officers (DPOs) are fast becoming one of the most valuable hires in the office. Soon DPOs will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with company staples like IT directors, HR specialists, or product managers. Before I dish out the details on my new workplace crush, let me tell you where we first met.

Our love story begins where all great love stories begin: in the pages of an upcoming data privacy regulation called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). (more…)