It’s less than a year now until the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) overhaul comes into effect. Regardless of the ongoing Brexit negotiations, the UK will still be part of the EU when that happens and will be subject to the new regulations.
GDPR has been constructed around the premise of increased protection of the privacy of users, particularly in relation to the security of personal and customer data. To that end, it introduces new rules for any organisation operating in the EU, or any organisation that handles the data of EU citizens around how businesses must handle the personal data.
Failure to comply with the new regulations will result in fines of up to 4% of total worldwide turnover. This time last year, it was reported that around three quarters of cloud applications didn’t meet the requirements of GDPR. Twelve months on, and with the clock ticking down to the deadline of 25 May 2018, have things improved?
To read the full article, please click here
Join us at our Securing Your Systems in the Digital World Symposium