Containers present dramatic changes for application development and deployment, with a direct impact on compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which goes into effect in May 2018. GDPR requires all companies that handle EU citizen data (even if physically located outside the EU) to follow strict rules to maintain data privacy.
Container-based applications may introduce vulnerabilities or risks to the security and privacy of relevant information, which in turn may expose companies to liability and fines.
In this guide we recommend steps that help companies to comply with GDPR requirements, specifically:
- How containers may affect GDPR-sensitive data and applications
- How to address GDPR requirements
- How Aqua Container Security Platform helps to comply with GDPR requirements