In its recent general meeting, the German Association of Data Protection Officers called for the integration of corporate data protection into the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The federal data protection officer, Andrea Voßhoff, confirmed that Germany will promote the two-pillar model within the EU. However the state secretary from the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Cornelia Rogall-Grothe, suggested that the German government has not yet succeeded in finding support for such a model. As things presently stand, EU member states are free to choose whether companies are required to install corporate data protection officers. datenschuetzer-kaempfen-fuer-betriebliche-datenschutzkontrolle.html