25 May 2018

How to start preparing for GDPR


GDPR Journey

1. Location

Creation of an inventory of personal data

GDPR requires organisations to be able to identify every reference to any individual across all systems

2. Governance

Managing personal data access and use

Establish a clear view of existing and define new data processing activities required

3. Security

Protecting personal data against vulnerabilities and breach

Business will need to be able to prevent, detect and respond

4. Reporting

For data requests, breaches and accountability

GDPR requires a higher standard of transparency, accountability and documentation than the majority of companies will have encountered before

10 things to consider with GDPR

GDPR Journey

How Cobweb can support your GDPR journey


See how prepared your business is:
Take our easy 15-step survey

Discover where to begin:
Attend a GDPR readiness workshop

Receive bespoke GDPR advice:
Take part in a GDPR assessment

Delve into GDPR compliance:
Bring your business to the GDPR clinic


GDPR - A Guide to Business

GDPR Guide

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Other Useful Resources


GDPR with Microsoft
Accelerate GDPR compliance 

Symantec GDPR Guide
A new dawn of data privacy

GDPR risk management

GDPR compliance for SharePoint Content

Solutions that help your business to meet GDPR compliance


Office 365


Office 365 helps to identify or manage access to personal data and safeguard your data in the cloud. Features such as Customer Lockbox, Data Loss Prevention help you meet GDPR compliance.



Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

Use multiple devices, apps and environments with Microsoft EM+S, which secures access to your business' data to prevent misuse and data breaches.



Microsoft Azure Active Directory


Azure AD incorporates comprehensive identity management capabilities and ensures that only authorised users can access your environments and data.



Dynamics 365


Dynamics 365 is the next generation of intelligent business applications and it enables you to control and manage your data and achieve GDPR compliance.



Metadata Automation

TermSet automates GDPR information discovery in SharePoint and highlights documents that contain sensitive GDPR information. 



EndPoint Protection 

Symantec Endpoint Protection provides industry-leading security as a service that protects your organisation across any device.


Email Archiving


Mimecast’s email security is the most comprehensive cloud-based email security and compliance solution on the market today.



BackUp Cloud


A powerful backup service, enabling organisations to backup data to a secure Cloud environment.