The Procrastinator’s Guide to Preparing for GDPR

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Effective May, 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will require organizations that do business in the European Union (EU) to strengthen protections and security around data, including protecting personally identifiable information (PII) of all EU citizens. Under this new regulation, organizations—regardless of geographical location—must have in place reasonable, secure data access measures that ensure only the right people have access to a data subjects’ PII, as well as proactively prove that the necessary controls and processes are in place to ensure compliance.

Despite the GDPR being adopted by the European Council and the European Parliament in April 2016, few organizations are fully prepared to meet these requirements by the go-live in May 2018. Download this Osterman Research paper to learn how you can prepare for GDPR and improve the security surrounding your archived data, as well as discover what safeguards you can put into place now to avoid costly fines and help you accurately assess, manage and control you environment and ensure GDPR compliance.

When you read this paper, you’ll learn:

  • Key drivers of GDPR and what are its implications
  • Obligations for organizations that control or process data
  • The current state of readiness for GDPR compliance
  • Best practices for ensuring your compliance