Demystifying GDPR: IT’s Crash Course to Compliance
GDPR was built to protect Europeans, but it will affect companies around the world. It is applicable to all businesses that hold and process data collected in the EU, regardless if the company is located outside the EU.
According to Forrester, “Every organization—regardless of its location—doing business with EU customers will need to make changes to its oversight, technology, processes, and people to comply with the new rules.” To be compliant by May 2018, companies must start preparing today.
GDPR is bringing sweeping changes to data protection and privacy compliance, yet many companies aren’t sure how the law affects them or what compliance looks like. This whitepaper will outline the fundamentals of GDPR. It covers the key concepts IT needs to know, what these new regulations mean for them, and what their next steps should be.
- A ten-step checklist consisting of action steps that will get you jump-started on your path to GDPR compliance
- What new privacy rights (like the right to be forgotten and the right to data portability) mean for IT
- What the obligations of a data controller and data processor are, and whether you need to appoint a Data Protection Officer
- How BetterCloud can help with GDPR compliance