The General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) doesn’t require encryption as such but Article 32, which deals with security, does recommend encryption as an appropriate means to protect personal data in a couple of instances.
This post explains which data can be encrypted and gives suggestions about when it would be wise to do so.
The original article appears on the GDPR365 website, located here: https://www.gdpr365.com/do-i-new-to-encrypt-my-data-what-does-the-gdpr-require/
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