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5/17/18 - John Bowman on Opportunities Posed by GDPR

Promontory Senior Principal John Bowman was quoted in an Wall Street Journal article about how companies’ practices for managing employee data need to become more transparent to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Many companies are currently reviewing how they manage employee data — a great opportunity, according to Bowman. GDPR emphasizes “principles of data-minimization and storage limitation, so data shouldn’t be stored for longer than is necessary,” Bowman said. “That actually reduces a company’s risk; in case of a breach there is less data being affected.”

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