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GDPR with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

1. What is GDPR?

GDPR is a EU legislation that has been created to regulate the data privacy protection of EU residents, which has come into effect in May 2018. It has been developed to strengthen data privacy and is the most recent development in EU legislation in modern times. Compliance with the GDPR is paramount to anyone doing business in the EU.

2. Compliance with GDPR?

In addition to increasing security around data and consumer details the GDPR stipulates that in the event of a breach in security, customers must be notified within 72 hours of the breach. Everyone who plans to do business in the European Union or works within the EU should make sure that they are in compliance with the GDPR before May 2018.

3. What does this mean for you?

You have to be aware of your current IT equipment to make sure that it is up to the required standard to protect your devices to external threats. This means that you have to identify data risks and then being able to source the correct IT technology to be able to have the adequate protection. Noncompliance will mean fines of up to 20 million euros if any breach is made.

4. How can HPE help?

Your server infrastructure should be your strongest defence, armed with the latest innovations to prevent, detect, and recover from security attacks. It’s no longer adequate to limit security to firewalls. Ransomware attacks, which hold your data hostage, are increasingly prevalent and hard to avoid. We offer ways to blunt their impact.

HPE Gen10 servers let you preserve your data and run your business without the risk of paying criminal hackers. With the HPE Secure Compute Lifecycle, you have a new security foundation to protect against malicious threats that target server firmware, resulting in denial of service and data loss. HPE has proven expertise in compute, storage, and networking infrastructure and infrastructure security that can directly assist customers in ensuring GDPR compliance with market-leading solutions that have security features built!

5. Silicon root of trust

HPE is the only vendor to provide silicon root of trust, which creates a digital fingerprint in the silicon and ensures the server will never boot with compromised firmware.

6. Firmware threat detection

With HPE firmware threat detection, you will know on a daily basis whether your firmware has been compromised. In the event of a breach, you can automatically recover to a known trusted state and quickly get your sever operational again.

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