5 Signs Your Company Needs a Data Privacy Upgrade

It’s no secret that data protection and data handling awareness has been increasing for some time, with tougher laws now being in force when organisations are implicated in data breach incidents. With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in effect for over a year, it’s important that your company has a system to navigate the
fickle legal climate of data privacy across multiple jurisdictions.

The GDPR and its effect on organisations

Businesses are well aware that the current landscape is indeed challenging. In fact, according to a Thomson Reuters survey conducted in July on the Data Privacy Landscape in Australia and New Zealand, 42% of respondents revealed that since its introduction, the GDPR has had at least some effect on their business. This indicates that data privacy global rules and regulations is certainly not an afterthought for businesses in the Asia Pacific region, regardless of whether or not they operate across borders.

If you are in this position, the downloadable resource guide on this page, brought to you by Data Privacy Advisor, is a list of high-value signs to look out for which flag a data privacy upgrade is worth your next compliance investment.

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