With an application as early as May 2018 , the New EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR - EC Regulation 2016/679) will be relevant to every organization in the world.
"In today’s globalised world, the transition to a digital economy is essential for Europe competitive edge, economic growth and jobs. The digital revolution is not a dream for the future, it is happening now, transforming economy and society. The key challenge for Europe is to fully capture the opportunity and value of digitization." Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Müller, BDVA President