Pat Clawson, CEO of the Blancco Technology Group, responding to the news that the European Commission have come to agreement on the EU-US Privacy Shield as a replacement for the invalidated Safe Harbour pact.

Pat Clawson, CEO of the Blancco Technology Group:

“Coming off the heels of the EU’s recent ratification of the General Data Protection Regulation, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield brings us one step further in ensuring both individual and company data is protected. Trans-Atlantic data flow is critical to companies on both sides of the ocean, and this new frame work is a move in the right direction toward addressing data privacy concerns of all involved parties. Companies will need to break down the internal departmental silos that exist inside their organization to ensure all stakeholders—marketing, sales, legal, finance, IT, compliance, technology, C-level and board level executives—are working together to properly manage data throughout its entire lifecycle.”

[su_box title=”About Blancco Technology Group” style=”noise” box_color=”#336588″]ff_1Blancco Technology Group help clients’ customers test, diagnose, repair and repurpose IT devices with the most proven and certified software. Our clientele consists of equipment manufacturers, mobile network operators, retailers, financial institutions, healthcare providers and government organizations worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alpharetta, GA, United States, with a distributed workforce and customer base across the globe. Blancco, a division of Blancco Technology Group, is the global de facto standard in certified data erasure. We provide thousands of organizations with an absolute line of defense against costly security breaches, as well as verification of regulatory compliance through a 100% tamper-proof audit trail. Xcaliber Technologies, a division of Blancco Technology Group, is a global innovator in mobile device diagnostics. SmartChk is a multi-channel solution that enables consistent, accurate and measurable diagnostics of Smartphones and Tablets in all stages of Customer Care and the Reverse Supply Chain.[/su_box]

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