General Data Protection Regulation

Supporting your journey towards GDPR compliance

Are you ready for GDPR?

The deadline for General Data Protection regulation (GDPR) compliance is drawing nearer. From 25 May 2018 organisations will need to ensure they have governance controls in place to hold, store and manage data according to the new regulations.

What is GDPR? 

GDPR is the new European legislation standard for data. It’s designed to strengthen data protection across the EU and empower individuals to take control of their data. GDPR puts in place strict governance for organisations that host or use personal data, and the penalties for not following the rules are high. Fines for data breaches could be significant (up to 4% of global turnover), severely impacting on performance, profit and reputation.

Understanding the challenging journey to GDPR compliance

Tackling GDPR requires a holistic approach that stretches beyond data management. Organisations typically underestimate the scope of activity required and the amount of time needed to implement any changes. So the challenge for many organisations is to balance the complexity of compliance activities with the available budgets, resources and time. And this is where Sopra Steria can help. 

Experts at delivering complex compliance solutions

At Sopra Steria, we are experts at delivering complex end-to-end compliance solutions. Our proven track record of dealing with new and emerging regulation means we can be trusted to deliver accuracy and excellence on time and to budget. 

Comprehensive and structured end-to-end GDPR compliance

We have developed a 3-step structured approach to deliver end-to-end GDPR compliance focused on remediation, execution and on-going control. Organisations can chose the level of assistance that is right for them.

  • Think – we carry out a an Impact Assessment to help our customers to identify data gaps and risks in order to deliver a full recommendation report
  • Build – we design, develop and implement a robust GDPR remediation approach
  • Run – we maintain and monitor platforms and data environments to ensure our customers are empowered to ensure on-going compliance 


Find out how Sopra Steria’s range of specialist regulatory and data management solutions can help you on your journey to GDPR compliance. We have specialists in your industry who can help.

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