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Take steps toward compliance with General Data Protection Regulations

With the deadline for compliance with GDPR or General Data Protection Regulation fast approaching (May 2018), it’s essential to take action urgently to avoid getting caught out.

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Whilst there are numerous governance and procedural issues that need to be addressed, there is certainly a role for technology and TSG can support you by implementing a number of potential quick wins that will help to protect your business from potential data breaches. We can also help with our PII Discovery Tool, Technology Audit or Gap Analysis and Remediation service, depending on the complexity of your requirements and where you are on the journey to compliance.

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Why you can't afford to ignore GDPR

  • Fines of £17.5m or 4% of global turnover, whichever is higher.

  • Key principles such as the right to be forgotten and information requests.

  • The requirement to notify a data breach is within 72 hours.

  • The need to establish a clear legal basis for holding and processing personal data.

Where technology can support GDPR compliance

  • DISCOVERY

    Identifying what personal data you hold
  • MANAGEMENT

    Govern how data is used and accessed

  • PROTECTION

    Establish controls to prevent, detect and respond to vulnerabilities and breaches

  • REPORTING

    Maintain documentation, manage data requests and report breaches

  • GDPR PII Discovery Tool Demonstration

    In this short video we demo our unique GDPR PII Discovery Tool, which utilises TermSet's intelligent metadata tagging and Qlik Sense's next-generation business intelligence platform to highlight all of your PII data.

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Security and compliance technologies

For businesses that hold large or complex datasets, TSG has expertise across a number of technologies that will help to organise, manage and apply access rules to ensure that you can categorise appropriately and respond to information requests promptly.

Technologies that will help to automate GDPR processes

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GDPR: Where do you start?

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