The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into force on the May 25. The new law is wide-reaching and marks a significant shift in the approach that organisations must take to protecting personal data. Because of the number of changes GDPR enforces and the intricacies of the regulations, addressing the requirements can seem overwhelming.

Snippett from Matt McGrory:
If achieving compliance in house sounds like a too daunting task, there are other ways. Matthew McGrory, strategy director at Six Degrees explains, “Preparing systems to be GDPR compliant is not a small task and if you haven’t started yet you simply are not going to be ready by May on your own – but you don’t have to go through it alone.”

“While the Information Commissioner’s Office has issued a list of ‘steps to compliance’, in reality it can be daunting when it comes to implementing them all, especially if you are not a GDPR expert. However, moving to an infrastructure delivered by a managed service provider that has GDPR compliance expertise is one solution. Service providers can offer an array of solutions that are GDPR-ready along with advice and education to ensure your business has the skills to manage and maintain its compliance.”

Read this article in full