GUEST ESSAY: How stricter data privacy laws have redefined the ‘filing’ of our personal data
The Last Watchdog
NOVEMBER 4, 2021
billion by 2027. Filing systems, historically speaking, have been all about helping its users find information quickly. Related: GDPR and the new privacy paradigm. Europe’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) changed the game. Generally, filing systems sort by date, department, topic, etc. Legacy filing systems were not built to keep track of the personal data of specific individuals primarily to be in compliance with the many data protection regulations popping up around the world.