Kristof Van Quathem, special counsel in Covington’s Brussels office, advises clients on data protection, data security, and cybercrime matters. He has been specializing in this area for over fifteen years and covers the entire spectrum of advising clients on government affairs strategies, ranging from compliance advice on the adopted laws, regulations, and guidelines, to the representation of clients in non-contentious and contentious matters before data protection authorities.
Kristof assists many international companies in their preparation for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). This includes strategic advice on governance and data management, as well as hands-on assistance with writing policies, procedures, and agreements.
What are some of the major cybersecurity components of the GDPR and the NIS Directive? What tips can you provide to U.S. companies when preparing for these changes?
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