GDPR - Mike Carr - August 1, 2018

GDPR – What do US-based IT Professionals Need to Know?

The European Union’s most-recent privacy regulation, GDPR, requires EU companies to safeguard and keep confidential EU citizen personal data (among many requirements) but it also requires a bit out of non-EU companies—companies that may just happen to collect, process, transmit or store the personal data of an EU citizen.  This brief overview of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is geared toward the latter and will be focused on discussing “What exactly do US-based IT professionals need to know about this European law and how will it affect our future?”


Mike is the Director, Enterprise Information Security & Compliance for Hillenbrand, Inc.  He earned his Juris Doctor (JD) degree from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University, his M.B.A. from the University of Cincinnati and his M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Dayton. Mike is a certified information systems security professional (CISSP), a certified information privacy professional (CIPP), a certified member of Infragard, a licensed attorney in Ohio and Kentucky, an information assurance consultant and a frequent lecturer and adjunct faculty in the areas of IT security, privacy, information technology, IT ethics, organizational development, intellectual property law, and business law. Mike is also a KCBS Master Certified BBQ Judge.