The European Union is changing the way it regulates data protection in the wake of large-scale cyber attacks and data loss incidents. The enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). will begin on 25 May 2018, and the new rules apply to all organisations that do any business in the EU or process personal data originating in the EU. For the reasons explained in this white paper, businesses need to start working towards compliance now. This paper looks at the new data security requirements under the GDPR and provides practical tips on how to prevent a data breach disaster from happening to you and your customers.