SQL Server Features & Components

SQT08 Data Protection and Privacy in the Database World


2:45pm - 4:00pm

Level: Intermediate

Grant Fritchey

Product Evangelist

Redgate Software

Ensuring the ongoing protection of personally identifiable information is mandatory in today's business, helping you to guard against data breaches and comply with the GDPR and other compliance requirements. In a climate where cyberattacks are all too frequent and data is spread across a growing number of different environments, the challenge of protecting your data can seem daunting.

This session will address the implications of the GDPR on database management and demonstrate a privacy-first approach to controlling and protecting data as it changes and moves through your SQL Server estate. As well as offering guidance for assessing your data estate for GDPR readiness, this session will include some great tips for building data protection and privacy into your development processes, and dispel the myth that database DevOps and compliance can't go hand-in-hand.

With the right preparation, you can build compliance into your processes, keep sensitive data safe and deliver value quickly to your end users.

You will learn:

  • About the application of the GDPR to your database and data management
  • To understand methods that you can apply to your systems to help ensure data privacy
  • How the GDPR applies to more than just EU companies