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Need Help with GDPR Compliance? 3 Simple Steps to Take Now

If you are not fully compliant, get help with GDPR now before the May 25 deadline.

Note from the Editor: This is an older resource on GDPR. For more on the latest GDPR resources, check out our GDPR resource page.

Do you need help preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline on May 25, 2018? If you’re like 67% of IT and security professionals we recently surveyed, you may be well along on compliance efforts and just wrapping up the last items on your to-do list.

But if you’re in the 17% who told us they haven’t started complying, panic may be setting in. If you’ve done your homework and understand the GDPR, you know noncompliance puts you at risk of getting fined up to €20 million or 4% of global turnover, whichever is higher.

Thankfully, there’s still time to get help with GDPR—as long as you move fast! Here are three steps to take now to make measurable progress before the May 25 deadline.

1. Test Your GDPR Readiness

Whether you’ve prepared a little, a lot, or not at all, find out how close you are to compliance with these two helpful resources.

  • Take this free compliance assessment. Answer these 12 questions about where you’re at with GDPR compliance and receive a personalized GDPR readiness score.
  • See if you check the boxes. Have you reviewed official GDPR documents? Appointed a Data Protection Officer? Thought about how your processes need to change to meet GDPR requirements? Now is the time to make sure you’ve checked all the boxes on this GDPR preparation checklist.

2. Request a free GDPR Readiness Consultation

If you’re overwhelmed by the looming GDPR requirements, talk to somebody who understands the regulation and can help you take action now.

HelpSystems offers a free GDPR consultation where you can ask questions, determine next steps, and learn what resources you should implement first. Just fill out the form, and someone will be in touch to schedule your call.

RELATED READING: Meeting GDPR Requirements with GoAnywhere MFT

3. Figure out what Software You Need—and Set up some Demos

The GDPR will drastically change everyday life for many IT professionals, from the processes they follow to the level of precautions they take against data breaches. Implementing software solutions to reduce risks and protect your systems and networks is one of the best ways IT professionals can get help with GDPR compliance.

At HelpSystems, we offer proven GDPR solutions to help you comply with the 8 rights of GDPR. Our solutions can help you:

How can We Help with GDPR Compliance?

We can answer your questions and help you make measurable progress in a free 30-minute readiness consultation.

Schedule My Readiness Consultation

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