LAW NO.6698 ON PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
The data protection/privacy law of Turkey, namely Law No.6698 on Protection of Personal Data (“KVKK”), which was accepted in 2016 and enacted for all data controllers in 2018, brings many obligations that requires compliance and non-compliance can be fined up to 1 Million Turkish Liras.
GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION
The European Parliament adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in April 2016, replacing the outdated European Union (“EU”)Directive 95/46/EC (“Directive”). It carries provisions that require businesses to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens for transactions that occur within EU member states. The GDPR also regulates the exportation of personal data outside the EU.
One of the main challenges in data protection/privacy compliance and consultancy is the implementation of technical and administrative measures to ensure sufficient level of compliance. This can be ensured by optimization of data controllers’ day-to-day activities, in other terms SOPs.
Electronic systems and devices, servers, and networks represent key assets for the economic development of society. Cybersecurity defines the practice of defending these assets as well as their users from various cyber risks.
The ISO/IEC 27000-series (also known as the ‘ISMS Family of Standards’ or ‘ISO27K’ in short) comprises information security standards of best practice. It is published jointly by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
Data engineering is the aspect of data science that focuses on practical applications of data collection and analysis. It’s important to have business goals in line when working with data, especially for companies that handle large and complex datasets and databases.