Management, compliance & auditing

GDPR Takes Effect May 2018: Is Your Organization Ready?

November 27, 2017 by Megan Sawle

According to a new report from Forrester, 80% of companies will not comply with GDPR by May 2018. It also found 50% of these firms “will intentionally not comply — meaning they have weighed the cost and risk and are taking a path that presents the best position for their firms.”

The GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, is one of the most dramatic and far-reaching changes to data regulation in recent times. If your organization collects or processes data from EU-based clients or employees, you are subject to regulation under GDPR — even if you have just one EU-based client or employee.

These new findings from Forrester are particularly striking when considering the consequences of noncompliance. Noncompliance fines following an audit or breach can cost as much as 4% of global revenue or more than USD $25 million (whichever is greater).

GDPR Compliance: What You Need to Know Before May 2018

To help you understand the impact GDPR will have on your organization, we’ve asked UK-based security expert Susan Morrow to review the regulation and answer your GDPR questions. In this interactive webinar, Susan will share:

  • GDPR requirements and affected data types
  • How GDPR impacts EU and non-EU businesses
  • Consequences of non-compliance

Exclusive Content for Webinar Attendees

All webinar registrants will receive a free copy of the companion whitepaper, GDPR Compliance: Your Guide to Saving 4% of Revenue. It recaps key points from the webinar and provides additional details on GDPR and its impacts on businesses outside of the EU. We’ll email your copy the day after the webinar — register today to receive this exclusive content.

Remember to Claim Your CPEs!

Did you know you can earn CPEs by attending our webinar and reading our whitepaper? Ask your certifying body how you can self-report your credits.

Posted: November 27, 2017
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