GDPR is supposed to let us take back control of our private data. In reality though many websites either don't allow that to happen through their selection of cookies, or constantly present to us the same requests until we accept the most invasive option. At the same time there is a known security risk related to every day broswing: browser - served malware, sometimes caused or enabled by the insane amount of 3rd party uncontrolled scripts that are served to us on the websites we visit. We need to find ways to browse securely and protecting our privacy as much as possible.
As you may have heard, Google+ is going to die. This is a good thing since there were some security / privacy issues last year. Google decided to kill the product instead of trying to fix it, which is understandable and a respectful decision.
I attended recently a very interesting event called "Deconstructing GDPR for Business Value Creation" organized by HPE in Prague. The presentations from Duncan Brown (IDC) and David Kemp (HPE) were extremely interesting.
Here is a short (or not) story, about my interactions with an organization, I decided to voluntarily give some of my personal information to.