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Data breach and the GDPR

Security incidents are common. Perhaps someone leaves a secure door unlocked or a sensitive paper file exposed on their desk. Whether a security incident rises to the level of a data breach, however, is a legal question.

Under the GDPR, data breach is much broader term than under U.S. state data breach laws, for example.

Source: Top 10 Operational Responses to the GDPR Part 8: Data breach and the GDPR