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GDPR board briefing

Every organisation that processes or shares EU residents’ personal data has until May 2018 to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Ignoring the GDPR or getting compliance wrong could have costly repercussions: organisations found to be in breach of the Regulation face administrative fines of up to 4% of their annual global turnover or €20 million – whichever is greater.

A board briefing: What the GDPR means for your business

Data protection is no longer just a legal, compliance or security issue. Given the magnitude of the penalties, GDPR compliance needs to be a priority on the agendas of the board and senior management. In this short video, information security expert Alan Calder, the executive chairman and founder of IT Governance, provides a concise outline of what companies can expect from the Regulation, and explains a few practical steps for boards to consider to ensure compliance.


A board briefing with Alan Calder: What the GDPR means for your business in the UK


How IT Governance can help

IT Governance has wide-ranging data protection expertise and can help organisations prepare for the GDPR. Our specialist and experienced data protection consultancy team is available to assist you with GDPR gap analysis, data flow audit, data protection impact assessments (DPIAs) and transition services.

We have a comprehensive product suite dedicated to helping organisations comply with the GDPR, including:


Contact us today to discuss your compliance requirements with us by emailing or calling +44 (0)333 800 7000.