Governance & Risk Management , Privacy

Complying With Privacy Rules and Penalties of Many Countries

Sodexo's Farly Halim Shares Advice for CISOs on Navigating Breach Regulations
Farly Halim, regional CISO, Sodexo

The main problem for CISOs in complying with regulations in different countries is that a single approach often does not work, says Farly Halim, regional CISO for Asia, Middle East and Africa at Sodexo BRS.

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"The challenge is actually how we can introduce and implement the right solution efficiently in all countries without really implementing different solutions," Halim says.

"In a global company like the one I work for now, the aim is to implement something globally, and we use the same solution in other countries because otherwise it does not make sense to implement a different solution in each country."

In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Halim also discusses:

  • The highlights of the Indonesian data protection law;
  • Who should bear the responsibility for breach - the CISO or CEO;
  • How to approach the challenge of managing regulations in different countries.

Halim has more than 12 years of experience in the fields of technology and cybersecurity. Before joining Sodexo, he was the information security lead at AXA Group in Indonesia.


About the Author

Suparna Goswami

Suparna Goswami

Associate Editor, ISMG

Goswami has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. She has covered a variety of beats including global macro economy, fintech, startups and other business trends. Before joining ISMG, she contributed for Forbes Asia, where she wrote about the Indian startup ecosystem. She has also worked with UK-based International Finance Magazine and leading Indian newspapers, such as DNA and Times of India.




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