Pizza Hut: US India Chamber Tech Conference: Is Your Online Information Safe?
Technology has had such incredible momentum in the past decade alone and we as consumers are benefiting from online shopping, ordering our food, getting pizzas delivered by drones, and so much more!!!
It’s definitely exciting to be part of this time of technology booming, but what if we are not as safe as we realize? Do you remember that incident with Mark Zuckerberg testifying in front of Congress in regards to Facebook during the Cambridge Analytica breach?
From personal experience, even in the medical industry, my own health care provider sent a notice saying that some of our personal information has been breached! Truly how safe is our personal information given to these different companies on these different online platforms and should we put our personal information in the online realm?
Continue reading for a possible solution to improvement of cyber security.
In a recent US India Chamber Tech Conference, cyber security was one of the main topics of discussion. Based on DallasInnovates online article, it is said that on May 25, a new regulation, the EU General Data Protection Regulation, will be passed in the European Union which now U.S. companies need to comply with immediately if continuing to do business in the EU. Ajay Gupta, a global information security officer for Pizza Hut Global who also attended the conference had stated the new regulation will now allow citizens to be able to request their personal info to be deleted which leads to Pizza Hut’s apps and website work in a difficult situation. This impacts many businesses who practice
Although this may be the case for Ajay Gupta and Pizza Hut as well as other businesses, it is worth taking a hit on global revenue to eliminate as much as possible the chance of a security breach not only for their client’s personal information, but for their company as well. The issue of online security is worldwide and if no sense of security measures are implemented as well as practiced more often, it can lead to a global security breach affecting millions, loss of great revenue across all businesses, overall a global catastrophe.
GDPR is the acronym for the new regulation and it is believed that it will set the bar for privacy worldwide. What are your thoughts? Have you ever been sent a warning of a security breach from any organization you shared your information with?
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