GDPR: Deadline looms but businesses still aren’t ready

Under half of businesses are aware of upcoming data protection laws they’ll be subject to in just four months’ time — or what the new legislation means for how information security is handled.

A lack of awareness about the forthcoming introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) — a new set of rules from the European Union which aims to simplify data protection laws and provide citizens across all member states with more control over their personal data — has led the UK government to issue a warning over businesses’ lack of preparation for the change.

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Source: ZDNet