The regulation will affect businesses of all sizes due to its extra-territorial reach.
APAC businesses already have a head start and are more mature when it comes to data analytics, compared to their global counterparts.
With the looming implementation of the EU's GDPR, security and data protection move to "by design" as opposed to an after thought.
With the deadline only two months away, there is concern that companies in the region may not understand what it entails - or are blissfully unaware that they are even affected.
The EU’s impending new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a key legislation that aims to tackle data privacy and security challenges.