Digital secretary Matt Hancock urges organisations to prepare for GDPR - with less than half even aware of the new law

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DCMS minister Matt Hancock has urged organisations to prepare now for GDPR
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DCMS minister Matt Hancock has urged organisations to prepare now for GDPR

With only four months to go, many organisations haven't even heard of GDPR, let alone made the fundamental data-protection changes it demands

Fewer than half of UK organisations are even aware of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will come into law on 25 May this year, let alone are prepared for it. That's one of the conclusions...

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