The sting in the GDPR tail

It might seem dull, but the new general data protection regulation (GDPR) is a big deal and will make a considerable impact on Irish SMEs

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
30th April, 2017

Ideally, compliance should never be interesting. Compliance should always be dull and a chore. If that’s all it is, then nothing has gone wrong. When anything exciting happens with regulations, it’s a horrible sign.

The general data protection regulation (GDPR) has a name which screams of the sheer tedium compliance should be. This beast, however, which kicks in without a grace period on May 25 next year, carries with it a...

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