Alan Calder to speak at the General Data Protection Regulation Conference in Manchester

IT Governance, the global cybersecurity experts.

ELY, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM, May 27, 2017 / — IT Governance, the leading provider of GDPR training courses and consultancy services, is delighted to announce that its founder and executive chairman, Alan Calder, will be speaking at the General Data Protection Regulation Conference in Manchester.

The GDPR conference brings together industry experts to discuss the new data protection law and explain how it will alter the landscape for data collection and processing in the UK.

Alan Calder said: “With one year left until the GDPR is enforced, we aim to highlight the immediate actions organisations will be required to take. The GDPR conference is a great opportunity to discuss the Regulation in detail and provide delegates with solutions that will help manage and achieve compliance”.

During the one-day conference, Alan Calder will be speaking on “NIS, the GDPR and cyber security: Convergence of cyber and compliance risk” from 12:00pm (BST).

The presentation provides an overview of today's cyber threat environment and emphasises the immediate actions organisations will be required to take to achieve GDPR and NIS Directive compliance. The presentation will cover the following discussion points:

• Today’s cyber threat environment
• Key requirements for GDPR compliance, including those for data breaches and notifications
• The technical and organisational measures that organisations need to adopt to comply with the NIS Directive
• Cyber resilience, the role of international standards and the Cyber Essentials scheme

The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session, in which Alan Calder will answer your questions on the GDPR and NIS Directive.

The conference will take place at AJ Bell Stadium in Manchester. Clients and data protection professionals attending the conference are encouraged to visit IT Governance at stand.

To find out more and register to attend the conference, please visit the conference website.

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