The Procrastinator's Guide to Preparing for the GDPR
Even though the requirement for GDPR compliance commences in May 2018, compliance will be an ongoing effort that will continue indefinitely after May 2018.Key takeaways:
- Compared to mid-2017, GDPR readiness and awareness have improved, accompanied by maturity in organizational and technical approaches for GDPR compliance
- Certain technologies must be implemented to ease the GDPR compliance dilemma. Some technical measures include data archiving and backup, data classification, managed file transfer solutions, data loss prevention, encryption, etc.
- While GDPR is required, compliance will bring spillover benefits for eDiscovery, other forms of regulatory compliance, customer engagement, and competitive positioning