Helping Software Architects Familiarize with the General Data Protection Regulation

  title={Helping Software Architects Familiarize with the General Data Protection Regulation},
  author={Michael Colesky and Katerina Demetzou and Lothar Fritsch and Sebastian Herold},
  journal={2019 IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture Companion (ICSA-C)},
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impacts any information systems that process personal data in or from the European Union. Yet its enforcement is still recent. Organizations under its effect are slow to adopt its principles. One particular difficulty is the low familiarity with the regulation among software architects and designers. The difficulty to interpret the content of the legal regulation at a technical level adds to that. This results in problems in understanding the impact… 

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