Why Deleting Data Doesn’t Meet GDPR’s Data Destruction Guidelines

Why Deleting Data Doesn’t Meet GDPR’s Data Destruction Guidelines

When it comes to data, there’s a fine line between deletion and destruction. Under many of the major privacy laws, organizations are obligated to “delete” or “erase” data, while consumers are granted the right to be forgotten. The problem? Deleted data isn’t really gone.  According to ZDNet, 59 percent of used or refurbished hard drives…

Max Totsky

Max Totsky is journalist based in Chicago. His writing can be found at Inc.com, PopMatters, and ADCG.org.

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