We are weeks away from the GDPR implementation date. But if you have yet to implement a GDPR employee awareness training programme, you are far from alone. In fact, less than half of Irish businesses are ready for the GDPR, according to the latest report by the Irish Independent.
GDPR requires ‘data protection by design and default’. This means that GDPR is not just about processes, but it’s also about providing training and awareness for colleagues. With GDPR, it’s advised that everyone, including HR, L&D and even the Board undergo awareness training alongside employees. Effective GDPR awareness training should aim to create a compliance culture for the long-term.
Implementing an effective GDPR awareness campaign should include the following phases: