Technology Spotlight Warns EU Law Adds to Risk of Data Thefts

NEW YORK and PARIS, 7 February 2017 – EfficientIP, a leading provider of DDI (DNS, DHCP, IPAM) solutions, today shared the findings of an analyst report detailing how the Domain Name System (or DNS), which helps address Internet traffic to the correct recipients, is the primary source of data exfiltration. Its findings prove this major business risk is being widely ignored as a threat. With fines of up to €20 million or 4% of global revenue- whichever is higher- for non-compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), organizations must take steps towards meeting the standards or risk the chance for ‘accidental fame’. The IDC Technology Spotlight, sponsored by EfficientIP, looks at the effects of data exfiltration and tunneling alongside the GDPR which comes into effect on Friday 25th May 2018. Read More