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Mapping your way to GDPR

Despite its clearly defined requirements, GDPR compliance can be overwhelming to understand, navigate, and achieve – especially if you don’t have a dedicated privacy or security team.

The Securicy platform breaks GDPR down for you, giving you a clear plan, pre-populated tasks, a robust project management interface specific to GDPR needs, and an easy way to measure, manage, and report on your progress.


Kickstart with custom-generated policies

Your GDPR journey starts with developing the more than two dozen company-specific policies and procedures required by the standard that are designed to protect data Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (the CIA triad).

Securicy’s wizard-driven interface takes the hard work out of drafting all those customized policies. In just minutes, you’ll get a set of tailored policies (on topics such as information security, access control, incident management, and much more) that are clearly mapped to GDPR requirements — putting you on the path to compliance quickly.


Mind the Gap: Identify roadblocks to GDPR compliance

Policies are just the first step. Between Securicy’s pre-defined list of GDPR tasks and necessary improvements flagged by a risk assessment and/or penetration test, you’ll know how far you are from achieving full compliance.

With our integrated Implementation Plan, you’ll gain clarity on all five control types (technical, organizational, legal, physical, and human resources), and the timeline and resources required to meet the requirements, address identified vulnerabilities, and reduce security risks.


Follow the shortest road to GDPR

The route to GDPR can be lengthy, but Securicy’s customized Implementation Plan includes practical, technical recommendations and automated workflows, saving you countless hours of project management time and research.

Identify with a glance outstanding items, tardy task owners, policy acceptance rates, and next steps.


The final step: Accelerate the audit process

Whether you choose to conduct an internal audit or hire a certified external auditor, Securicy’s reporting and audit capabilities simplify evidence collection and provide auditors direct read-only access to your policies, reports, and controls.

You can easily validate whether you’ve met GDPR requirements for privacy and data protection.

You’ll eliminate hours that would otherwise be wasted on managing, exporting, emailing, and updating various spreadsheets and documents to prove compliance.

Frequently Asked Questions

GDPR stands for the General Data Protection Regulation. It protects the citizens of the European Union and went into effect in May of 2018. The GDPR ensures that companies are held accountable for keeping personal information safe. Although this law was created in the European Union to protect the data of its citizens it affects companies that deal with worldwide business and handle data around the world. The GDPR set new standards for global privacy and initiated a wave of similar laws globally.

The GDPR regulates what companies can do with the data they collect and process about European citizens. These regulations apply to any business (including those based in the US and Canada) that stores or processes the data of European citizens. The most important feature of this privacy law is that it gives users more rights and control over what your business does with their data and whether they wish to consent to the collection of their data by your business.

This principle within the GDPR institutes Privacy by Design as a primary element of data protection in which technologies are designed to include privacy as a default function rather than an option. In this way, when a user accesses a website or service, the default is that a data subject’s utmost privacy remains intact throughout the lifecycle of the data processing venture. 

Under GDPR, “pseudonymization” is a process required for all stored data. Pseudonymisation is the process that transforms that is stored in a way that will make the final data not attributable to a specific data subject (person or company) without using any additional information. Pseudonymisation is an alternative to complete data anonymization. An example of pseudonymization is encryption.

The data processor under the GDPR simply is the processor of the data that the Data Controller provides them. The data processor is a third party the controller chose to work with and to process the data, and they do not own the data and they do not control the data. 

As the title suggests, the Data Controller is in charge of data and they have the most responsibility in regards to the protection of privacy and the rights of “Data Subjects”. The controller is also the collector of data.

Under GDPR, the controller must disclose any and all data collection, disclose the lawful basis for and the purpose for data processing. They are also required to state the timeframe for data processing. They are also responsible to state the timeframe for data retention. Another requirement for controller’s is that they must disclose if the data collected is being shared with any third parties or outside of the EEA.

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