Researchers have collaborated to develop a means of storing extensive information in almost any object. The way of storing this information is the same as for living things: in DNA molecules. A further application of the technology would be to conceal information in everyday objects.
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on May 25 2018, enforcing a strict set of new rules concerning privacy and data security and imposing strict penalties on violators. Enterprises are having a tough enough time coping with it.