GDPR Compliance: Hits and Misses


Westin research: The hits and misses of GDPR compliance

Privacy professionals have now lived with EU General Data Protection Regulation compliance requirements for a full year. Many rebuilt, rewrote and revamped entire data protection programs. So as we reflect a year later, what were their hits and misses? The IAPP’s Caitlin Fennessy, CIPP/US, recently pulled together a group of GDPR thought leaders from law firms, companies and consultancies to seek their insight on what went well and what didn’t. What they shared offers a glimpse into the challenges and successes companies experienced in year one, as well as the work completed and still to be done. While their feedback is certainly not universally applicable, their assessments offer a useful calibration for privacy pros wondering how they are faring with GDPR compliance in relation to their peers and where they should focus in year two.
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