Key areas required by many regulatory bodies include:
Speaks to the ability and rights of an individual or group to have their information protected. The boundaries and content of what is considered private differ among cultures, individuals, and regulatory bodies, but often share common themes.
Security controls and procedures that protect, remediate and inform the appropriate authorities and individuals about data compromise incidents in a timely manner. Requirements vary among different regulatory bodies.
Many regulatory agencies require transparent policies for data handling including data retention and purpose.
To provide the appropriate level of protection, everyone in an organization should be aware of mandatory procedures and best practices. Most regulatory bodies have training requirements for their members.
Record all processes in a single system, simplifying data management, governance, classification, and oversight.
Protect data with industry-leading encryption and latest cybersecurity technology.
Utilize services that comply with internationally-recognized standards and easily meet new requirements, such as facilitating the requests of data subjects.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) imposes new rules on organizations in the European Union (EU) and those that offer goods and services to people in the EU, or that collect and analyze data tied to EU residents, no matter where they are located.
The purpose of this new regulation is to provide:
adaQuest provides the GDPR Detailed Assessment, a question-driven assessment tool for preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The tool is intended to assist you in identifying where you are on the journey to GDPR readiness. The output from the tool includes identification of gaps in customer readiness. Recommendations are organized into the categories People, Process, and Technology.