3rd Party Risk Management , Blockchain & Cryptocurrency , General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR Compliance: The Role of Vendor Risk Management

Attorney Steven Teppler on Holding Vendors Accountable
Steven Teppler, attorney, Mandelbaum Salsburg

Why is ramping up vendor risk management such a critical component of compliance with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation? Attorney Steven Teppler provides insights.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Teppler discusses:

  • Ensuring vendors are taking the right steps to comply with GDPR;
  • Scutinizing vendors' marketing pitches to distinguish hype from reality;
  • The role blockchain could play in compliance efforts.

Teppler leads the electronic discovery and technology-based litigation practice at the law firm Mandelbaum Salsburg P.C. He's the co-chair of the American Bar Association's IoT Committee; a member of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Electronic Discovery Pilot Program; a founder and co-chair of the American Bar Association's IoT National Institute as well as the American Bar Association's National Institute on Electronic Discovery and Information Governance; and a contributing author of the ANSI X9F4 trusted timestamp guideline standards for the financial industry.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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