By: Sonny Zulhuda
This New Year was marked by concerns about complying with the Personal Data Protection (PDP) Act 2010 for Malaysian data users: Bankers, Telco’s, Insurers, Hospitals, Marketers, Airliners, Property Sellers, and many more.
For data users, this is what you may consider:
1. Get to know about the law and its implication to you;
2. Make self-assessment on your current business processes to what extent it complies (or not) with the law;
3. Plan a massive personal-data compliance programme.
For the first one, the shortcut is to attend forum, workshops or training on Personal Data Protection law. There are now few such training in the market. Identify them and get involved. There are few types of training you can consider, according to your needs: