The impending European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) represents a sea-change in a company’s security strategies, transcending “checkbox” compliance programs.
GDPR’s data scope encompass wide ranging consumer info beyond personal identifiers such as social security numbers, to data on a person’s race, politics, web browsing cookies, as well as biometrics. The European Parliament aims to protect the privacy data of its citizens in all 28 EU member states, and extends this shield to cover the data collected on EU citizens by any company worldwide, even if they don’t have a business presence within the EU.
The fines for data breaches or non-compliance can be severe -- up to €20 million or 4% of annual WW revenue, whichever is higher. The compliance scope complexity, coupled with these potential penalties, requires configuring a methodical framework of:
RSI’s security analysts will expertly guide you through our GDPR compliance program that is optimized for your identified gaps. We’ll provide an end to end solution that comprehensively maps your company’s data flow and strategically reduces breach impact via deep analysis of data scope.
GDPR eclipses an “IT Project”, requiring involvement from all customer-data facing departments such as Marketing, Finance, Sales, and Operations. Contact us today for a free consultation on how we’ll enable your GDPR compliance success.