The EU GDPR study focuses on identifying the impact of the new regulations on organizations and how they plan to be compliant. The study, sponsored by STEALTHbits Technologies, is based on input from over 500 global cybersecurity professionals who are members of the 370,000 member Information Security Community on Linkedin.
This survey reveals that while over 90% of the respondents indicated familiarity with the EU GDPR regulations, less than a third feel that they are compliant or well on their way to compliance. What is striking in this study is the marked contrast in level of preparedness and awareness between companies headquartered in the US and the European Union.
The key findings of the study include: