No business owner likes to think about the possibility of their data security system being compromised. Unfortunately, as companies from CVS to McDonald’s have discovered, it can and does happen. If you find yourself in the aftermath of a data breach of any kind, no matter how big or small, the GDPR has a list of rules for you to follow during cleanup. Even companies not subject to the GDPR can benefit from its guidelines.
According to the EU GDPR Academy, the five primary steps required for handling a data breach are:
For more information on how the GDPR requires you to respond to a data breach, check out these resources:
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