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Six steps to GDPR readiness

Overview

Multiple departments within organisations are creating, storing, and transferring vast amounts of data every day. At the same time, millions of records of personally identifiable information (personal data) are lost or stolen every year, resulting in penalties for breach of regulation, increased litigation, and damage to brand reputation.


With the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) effective on 25 May 2018 and the threat of fines up to the greater of €20,000,000 or up to 4% of global revenue, the pressure on organisations has never been greater.


This briefing sets out six steps to prepare for the GDPR.