What is GDPR? Everything you need to know

Apr 20, 2018

Everything you need to know about GDPR from IT Pro Portal. Featuring David Trossell, CEO of Bridgeworks.

GDPR: What’s new
April 20, 2018

Current Statistics

– Less than two thirds (59 per cent) of UK businesses are aware of the implications GDPR will have on their organisation. Roughly three quarters (73 per cent) felt prepared to meet the obligations when it comes to documents and print management (Kyocera, 29/06)

– Just six per cent of UK businesses have prioritised GDPR, compared to 30 per cent in France and 25 per cent in Benelux (Sophos, 15/06)

20 per cent of EU businesses admit they haven’t started preparing for GDPR yet. More than half (52 per cent) of EU businesses don’t know what the impact of GDPR on their organisation will be (IDC, 10/05)

 

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19/04 – FEATUREDavid Trossell, CEO of BridgeworksGDPR: move that data securelyData must be encrypted and backed up properly in multiple locations to ensure its security…

19/04 – FEATURETom Homer/TelstraThe open data debate – is GDPR a burden or benefit?But in a world that’s increasingly shaped by open data, what are some of the risks and opportunities related to the introduction of GDPR?

18/04 – NEWSFacebook unveils new data protection rules ahead of GDPRUsers will soon be able to view, delete and control how their data is shared more easily…

16/04 – FEATURETom Dolan/ForeScoutCyber-attacks post GDPR: a doomsday scenarioBy putting adequate security measures in place now, organisations can avoid financial penalties when the new regulation goes into effect…

12/04 – NEWSGDPR non-compliance could spell the end for a third of businessesSome businesses don’t know where they store their data….

12/04 – NEWSGDPR and digital transformation renew European faith in private cloudGDPR seems to be forcing enterprise cloud adoption in a completely different direction…

11/04 – NEWSNHS Trusts have spent more than £1million preparing for GDPRA total of £1,076,549 was spent by 46 different Trusts across the UK…

03/04 – FEATURESandy Hathaway/Exit3xAfraid of GDPR? Here’s why you shouldn’t be (and how to embrace it)The upcoming regulation can serve as a framework for improvement if approached with the right mindset…

03/04 – FEATURELarry Zulch/SavviusHow to prepare for GDPR breach reporting using packet-based NPMD toolsThe language of Article 33 states that companies must inform the authorities “without undue delay and, where feasible, not later than 72 hours after becoming aware of it.”

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