Data Protection Data Protection Requirements Some countries have implemented measures


Data Protection 


Data Protection


Some countries have implemented measures  to protect the privacy of their citizens. In this assignment you will  examine the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implemented in the  European Union to enforce privacy laws. You will then compare these  regulations to their U.S. counterparts. Specifically, in a 3–4-page paper you will: 

  1. Define the GDPR.
  2. Justify the need for the GDPR.
  3. Review the GDPR’s key principles.
  4. Research an organization that violated the GDPR.
  5. Describe the specifics about the violation, including the  violator, the GDPR principles that were violated, the impact on  consumers, and the remedy that was applied.
  6. Compare and contrast an existing U.S. initiative that protects citizens’ privacy with the GDPR. 
  7. Go to Basic Search: Strayer University Online Library to  locate and integrate into the assignment at least three quality,  peer-reviewed academic resources, written within the past five years.     
    • Include your textbook as one of your resources.
    • Wikipedia and similar websites do not qualify as quality resources.


This course requires the use of Strayer  Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the  Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course.  Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Note the  following:  

  • The preferred method is for your paper to be typed, double-spaced,  using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all  sides.
  • Include a cover page containing the assignment title, your name,  your professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is  not included in the required page length.
  • Include a source list page. Citations and references must follow  SWS format. The source list page is not included in the required page  length.

Learning Outcomes

The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is: 

  • Review foundational cybersecurity concepts and the federal, state and local cyber defense partners/structures.  

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