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BC-12 – Fireside Chat: How Blockchain Is Helping Individuals and Businesses Gain Control Over Data In a Post-GDPR World

Congress Blockchain Solutions World

Wednesday 30, 10:45h - 11:30h Room Blockchain Solutions World
10:45 11:30 Europe/Madrid BC-12 – Fireside Chat: How Blockchain Is Helping Individuals and Businesses Gain Control Over Data In a Post-GDPR World

The EU's GDPR puts the spotlight on the topic of personal data, and individuals are concerned about big tech companies monetizing their data and privacy. Businesses struggle with regulations like Know-Your-Customer requiring them to collect and verify tremendous amounts of personal user data while also trying to comply with GDPR's requirements. This panel explores how enterprises are trying to marry conflicting goals regarding data collection with individual desire for privacy and control. Panelists will discuss how blockchain helps businesses authenticate and verify individuals' identities in ways that traditional systems can't do. Explore how enterprises can benefit from privacy-enhanced identity data methods to improve business and also improve security efforts. See examples of how blockchain-based identity is used in financial services, supply chain/logistics, and IoT environments.

Room Blockchain Solutions World

The EU's GDPR puts the spotlight on the topic of personal data, and individuals are concerned about big tech companies monetizing their data and privacy. Businesses struggle with regulations like Know-Your-Customer requiring them to collect and verify tremendous amounts of personal user data while also trying to comply with GDPR's requirements. This panel explores how enterprises are trying to marry conflicting goals regarding data collection with individual desire for privacy and control. Panelists will discuss how blockchain helps businesses authenticate and verify individuals' identities in ways that traditional systems can't do. Explore how enterprises can benefit from privacy-enhanced identity data methods to improve business and also improve security efforts. See examples of how blockchain-based identity is used in financial services, supply chain/logistics, and IoT environments.

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