GDPR and what it means for businesses

Data protection

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in just over a year's time, but what impact will it have on business data protection efforts?

GDPR is one of the toughest pieces of data protection legislation in the world and will impose heavy penalties for non-compliance for any business around the world that collects or processes EU resident data -- even if the company is based outside the EU.

Threat defense specialist Digital Guardian has produced an infographic detailing how GDPR has been developed and what it means for businesses. It covers the key requirements of the legislation, plus the rules determining whether companies will need to appoint a data protection officer.

You can find out more in the full infographic below.

GDPR infographic

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