The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018.
Many of us remember the influx of marketing emails around this time, with companies updating their privacy policies and asking for the consent of around 450 million Europeans to continue using their personal data.
An often misunderstood participant of this compliance quest is log data—a source potentially rich in protected personal data.
So, how does the GDPR apply to an organization’s log data?
And how does an organization’s log data go from risk-abundant liability to unlikely hero?