The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was enacted by the EU Commission to protect the rights and freedoms of EU persons from damages caused by the processing of their data. The GDPR regulates how businesses proactively manage risks when developing a service or process using Privacy by Design concepts, by minimizing personal data collection, securing data and requiring notification of data breaches.

GDPR:

  • Applies to all businesses (EU and non-EU) that collect, store, transfer, or process data on EU natural persons.
  • Requires informed consent by the data subject for the collection and processing of personal data, as well as the ability of the data subject have their data corrected, returned to them, and to be forgotten.
  • Regulates how businesses proactively manage risks when developing a service or process using Privacy by Design concepts, by minimizing personal data collection, securing data and requiring notification of data breaches.
  • Failure to comply with the regulation will result in a €20 million fine or 4% of annual global turnover, whichever is greater.

As a global cybersecurity services expert, with knowledge of US, CDN and UK regulations & government directives, Herjavec Group can support the development of your organization’s Privacy Framework, including GDPR readiness, through a range of Advisory Services.

Privacy & Compliance Advisory Services

Privacy Program & GDPR Readiness Assessment

  • Current state review of existing data protection governance, practices and controls, referencing local, sectoral and global legislations with a focus on GDPR compliance

Data Protection & Privacy Impact Assessment

  • GDPR strongly recommends DPIA or PIA be carried out for existing business services
  • Evaluation of business service or process that involves collecting, processing, storing or disseminating personal information

Data Identification & Inventory Discover Workshops

  • 2 Day Workshops for delivering a record of processing activities and a data inventory snapshot required for GDPR compliance
  • Involves Business Process Scoping and Technical Validation/ Systems Testing
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