GDPR vs DLP: Avoiding the clash of the titans

While many companies are still working hard towards the impending GDPR deadline – trying to grasp how to achieve compliance for their business – they could be forgetting one vital component that could unravel their efforts: their existing technology for data leak prevention (DLP). We examine how these disparate entities are actually joined at the hip. They are both essential, need a full view of your organisation and can potentially be overwhelming. Most importantly, the one glaring difference between these two titans is that while GDPR is designed to protect privacy, DLP is, by its very nature, designed to evade it.