How Could Brexit Impact Your Organization's Data Security?

July 19, 2016

There will be plenty of change in the wake of the British withdrawal from the European Union (EU) following the referendum this June. There is no question that countries and organizations around the world will be dealing with the fallout from Brexit for years to come. For organizations in the US, the real question is what will be the specific impact in the near future?

With the growth of mobile devices, the Cloud and general Internet use, many US-based organizations are “global” from day one. International shifts such as Brexit could have a huge impact on organizations, for everything from marketing and customer base to currency issues and trade deals. Rounding up input from a variety of “Brexperts,” here’s what the future could look like, in terms of data security:

Absolute's data regulation advisor and lawyer at Cordery, Jonathan Armstrong, also recently participated in a podcast on the outcome of Brexit talking about data privacy and data transfer issues for compliance professionals, which is well worth a listen.


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