It’s here. The long-anticipated EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been adopted in Brussels after years of negotiations and speculation about how it will affect businesses of all sizes.
The new legislation gives citizens more control over their personal information, and makes companies responsible for keeping their data secure – with fines of up to €20 million (or 4% of turnover), and huge consequences for a breach.
Businesses now need to realise this is not just an IT problem, but a significant organisational issue that senior management need to actively engage with.
You now have two years to prepare for the changes ahead. Find out what you can do with our insightful e-book.
*Official Journal of the European Union L119 59