Data protection is rising on the agenda globally: the past year has seen China introduce the PRC Cybersecurity Law, the introduction of Australia’s mandatory Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017, while the EU’s long awaited General Data Protection Regulation is due to come in to force in May 2018.
"The average alignment score for respondents in 2017 was 34.4%, which means that while many organisations have rigorous processes in place, many still have gaps in more than one area."
The inaugural DLA Piper Privacy Snapshot whitepaper, published in January 2017, examined the responses of the approximately 250 respondents who completed our Scorebox survey between January and December 2016.
This, the second Snapshot whitepaper, examines the responses of the over 200 organisations who completed the Scorebox survey during the calendar year 2017. The data analysed provides insight into their approaches to the key privacy principles, examining the percentage scores awarded to each respondent.