GDPR and 3rd Party Service ProvidersSummary: GDPR is now the law of the land in the European Union. But, it's reach goes well beyond Europe and is touching organizations all around the world. GDPR is a data privacy law which is having an impact on both end-user organizations, along with the 3rd party managed service providers who support them. This session will focus on the unique security and data privacy risks surrounding GDPR, how to approach such risks, and effective auditing and governance techniques to help demonstrate compliance with this challenging legislation.
About the Presenter:
Charles Weaver is the CEO and co-founder of the MSPAlliance (the International Association of Managed Service Providers). Since its founding in 2000, the organization has grown from less than 5 founding members to well over 30,000 members worldwide. Under Mr. Weaver's management the MSPAlliance has expanded its reach and influence to include education, standards of conduct, and certifications for managed services professionals and companies.
In addition to running the daily operational activities of the MSPAlliance, Mr. Weaver writes and speaks extensively around the world on the managed services industry. His book, "The Art of Managed Services" has been read all over the world.
As a leader in the managed IT services industry, Mr. Weaver’s knowledge and expertise has been highly sought after by some of the leading technology service providers and vendors, including, Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, RSA, Intuit, DELL, Raritan, Symantec, NEC, and many others. Mr. Weaver has also been featured in many publications throughout the world, including the New York Times, Inc. Magazine, Financial Times, Chicago Sun Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, Wall Street Journal, and others.
Mr. Weaver was named as one of The 50 Most Influential People in Business IT by Baseline Magazine. Prior to starting the MSPAlliance Mr. Weaver was an editor for one of the largest web sites at internet.com with a daily readership of over 140,000. Subsequent to internet.com he led the start-up of a software company focused on the legal sector.
Arizona State University--B.A. Political Science, 1996
Texas A&M University School of Law--Juris Doctor, 1999