The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Get the facts and prepare your business

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted in the European Union (EU) on April 27, 2016, and it will become law on May 25, 2018. This regulation affects security professionals in two key areas: reporting data breaches and data protection by design.

The GDPR will affect any organization that does business with an EU organization or individual. Non-EU organizations that collect and process the personal data of European citizens will be subject to compliance with the law.

In this paper, you’ll learn:

  • The key principles of the GDPR
  • What those mean for security and compliance teams
  • How you can prepare your organization for the 2018 deadline
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)