Which GDPR software tools are available and best suited to support my GDPR programme?

John M WalshData Privacy, GDPR

Are you involved in implementing a GDPR/Data Privacy programme?  A fair question to ask is: “Which of the many off-the-shelf GDPR software tools will help accelerate and support my implementation?” To answer that, we must first align on what we mean by data privacy tools. Broadly speaking, we can split the offerings into three groupings: Documentation, Risk and Monitoring tools: Monitoring and Risk management Assessments such as GDPR readiness assessments, DPIA assessments and Privacy Shield Documentation of items such as the Register, data breach and data subject requests Data description, … Read More

Time to review your Data Privacy/GDPR program budget for 2018 and beyond?

John M WalshData Privacy

By now, most companies and organisations are in full swing with their version of GDPR compliance. After a slow start, we notice that those involved with the implementation are getting to grips with the details of GDPR and what it means for their organisation. Once companies get beyond the assessment phase and start really to understand what is involved, there appears to be varied reactions which can be roughly classified into three types of responses: ‘get us across the line with minimal effort’ ‘take risk based approach and do what … Read More

2-Day GDPR Bootcamp

John M WalshData Privacy, GDPR

2 Day GDPR Bootcamp on 21-22 October, 2018 Join us and many other companies on this deep-dive session into GDPR. During the two days, we will go into the details of GDPR and how is can be implemented in practical manner to meet the compliance requirements set out in GDPR. The training shall be provided by Christoph Balduck of Data Trust Associates, a boutique company focused on Data Privacy and Information Management. Christoph is an EU certified Data Protection Officer (EIPA) and has a wide range of experience in the role … Read More

GDPR: Budget, Gap & the analogy of polluted water.

Christoph BalduckData Privacy, Data Protection

GDPR? If you haven’t heard of GDPR by now you’ve either been on a deserted island, went on a digital detox for the last 6 to 12 months, or… anyway you’re one of the few (happy) people not worrying about it’s impact… yet. If you have heard of GDPR or are busy implementing it, you might be wondering what your implementation budget should be, how big the gap can be and how to convey the message in a simple way to all of your colleagues & management. Budget: In terms of total … Read More