GDPR and Its Impact on Security and Data Protection Programs

Industry Analyst Report: GDPR Compliance Means Significant New Security Requirements for Most Organizations

“Only 29 percent of organizations believe that their organizational and technical approaches to data protection today are “mature. Source: Osterman Research, Inc.

In less than 18 months, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will require global organizations to control, process and protect the personal data of EU citizens at a much higher level than they do now.

The Osterman Research paper, “GDPR Compliance and Its Impact on Security and Data Protection Programs,” analyzes the tough technological challenges that the GDPR will impose on organizations’ security postures, including:

  • Data discovery, cataloging and classifying
  • Data Loss Protection (DLP)
  • Data breach identification and notification
  • Cloud storage and sharing services

GDPR compliance will add new security responsibilities and obligations, including:

  • Data subject consent
  • Anonymization
  • Breach notification
  • Data transfers
  • Appointment of Data Protection Officers

Find out how the right technology can help your organization become GDPR-compliant intelligently and economically.

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