The effectiveness of the sentence: "In relation to national law, the GDPR applies as a matter of priority to all automated processing of personal data as of May 25th, 2018 [...]" is understood by experts. The Düsseldorfer Kreis – the conference of the independent federal and state data protection authorities on April 26th, 2018 – thereby confirms a regulatory framework – and once again surprises an entire industry. Just as, for example, the financial industry has underestimated the determination of the regulation for a long time, the media industry seems to underestimate the inherent connections between technological opportunities, changing regulatory conditions and the associated changes in decision-relevant parameters until now.
Ensuring safe ID management is essential for data protection compliance and online business transactions. VERIMI, together with Fraunhofer AISEC and COREengineering, is publishing a white paper which is transparently outlining their security set-up and contributing to the public discourse of security and data protection.