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Information Security and New General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Marija Boban, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Split Faculty of Law


In this lecture keynote speaker will present the impact assessment of the new EU Data Protection Regulation and the legal remedies obligatory to the public and private sector in the implementation of General data protection regulation (GDPR) which has brought the modernized data protection framework in Europe in whole. The new rules which have established the European Data Protection framework are introducing also the new definition of personal data and replacing current inconsistent national laws with a view to increasing the level of data protection and increasing legal certainty in the growing digital economy.


data protection, EU, information security, GDPR, legislation, personal data.

Short bio

bobanMarija Boban is an expert in the field of information security and GDPR and holds a PhD in the field of Security and Data Protection with focus on protection of personal data and a master degree in ebusiness. She started her career as an research assistant on the projects of informatization of local and regional goverment while Croatia was making the first steps in building eGoverment. Later she continued her academic work with focus on information security and combined the knowledge of information and communication sciences with field of law science and regulation. Published over 90 scientific papers, of which the large number is in the field of information security, IoT and personal data protection, and she is also author and co-author of 5 university textbooks. She held various technical and leadership positions in esteemed scientific journals and she currently as Assistant Professor holds the position of the Head of the Department for Economic and Financial Science at the Faculty of Law University of Split.