Many companies are unprepared for General Data Protection Regulation, a set of rules designed to protect the personal data of European Union residents that is due to go into effect in May 2018, according to a report by online IT community Spiceworks.

The organization conducted a survey of 779 IT professionals in the U.S., U.K. and other countries in the E.U. in June 2017. It showed that many companies are unsure what steps they need to take to comply with GDPR and how these new data privacy rules will impact their businesses, noted a post by Peter Tsai, senior technology analyst at Spiceworks.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Information Management content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access