Navigating the Seven Key Principles of GDPR
The job of a ship captain is to safely navigate their vessel – whether it is a fishing boat, cruise ship or an ocean barge – through rough water or stormy seas to ensure they get to their destination in the end. Even with today’s unbelievably accurate radar technology, they can never be totally sure what to expect from mother nature. Also, their path isn’t always the same or completely defined for them. There is a level of nervous excitement and uncertainty every time the ship leaves the dock.
It can be a similar experience for enterprises who are navigating their way through new compliance standards such as the upcoming General Data Protection Standards (GDPR). When it comes to expectations around the necessity for securing and protecting customer data, GDPR is very clear. What isn’t quite as clear is exactly how organizations should go about securing the data. We don’t know what to expect when it comes to GDPR enforcement, and some regulations are left up to interpretation as to how organizations should design their strategy. Also, the path to compliance will probably be different for everyone, even though the end result will be the same.
When it comes to getting GDPR compliant within the next year, maybe your organization hasn’t even left the dock? Or, maybe you have been out to sea for a while, but are hitting rough waters? The good news is that it really doesn’t matter where you are in the process of developing your GDPR strategy. I encourage you to put the anchor down long enough to evaluate some of your key processes and assess your level of risk based on these seven key GDPR principles:
Read the entire article here, Navigating the Seven Key Principles of GDPR
Via the fine folks at Ivanti.