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The GDPR Date Approaches & “Most IT Departments are Forgetting About Access Control”

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to go into effect in May 2018 triggering penalties for non-compliance with the new set of rules. As IT departments rush to ensure that everything is ready for the change, one key area is being overlooked according to some experts - Access Control. “Most IT departments are forgetting about the access control database because it is owned by security,” said Andrew Bull, Director of Sales for UK&I, Quantum Secure. Bull has sent out a warning to address the issue or pay the price. “GDPR has put teeth in the data protection act and, for once, a regulation could hurt if a company doesn’t pay attention,” said Bull. Physical security is being driven by IP enabled devices and the smart building movement. The total value of Physical Security products at factory gate prices in 2017 was $29.2Bn, an increase of approximately 5% on 2016, with Access Control […]

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