Only 1 in 5 firms fully prepared to comply with GDPR’s breach notification window

A majority of organisations are confident of adhering to the GDPR's 72-hour breach notification window even though only a fraction of them have plans in place to comply with the requirement, a survey has revealed.

GDPR will make it mandatory for organisations to notify authorities and affected customers about data breaches within 72 hours of them being discovered, but questions remain on how many will be able to comply.