GDPR Compliance Accelerated with
We Simplify GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which requires organizations operating in, and within although headquarters are outside of the EU (European Union), to protect and monitor the personal information of the citizens of the EU. Issuing steep fines for organizations that don't comply. Blackthorn Secure exceeds GDPR compliance blending systems and resources simplifying the compliance process.
- Good preparation is key. Preparing a team for an incident when (not if) it happens is going to determine if you hit the ground running or trip and fall at the starting line.
- Identification is crucial. What is determined to be an incident by your definitions or regulation definitions? Is there any indicators we can act on now or can we ignore a low level alarm?
- Containment is strategic. Systems that have been compromised need to be isolated. But what are emergency access protocols and how to they come into play when you need to access data?
- Eradication is vital. Removing and eliminating threats to your systems and network is going to determine if your network is down for a few hours or a few weeks!
- Recovery is significant. How do you reintroduce systems into your production environment? By watching those systems with heightened priority monitoring.
- Lessons Learned is reflective. You need to write a comprehensive report for future incidents and hardening of your network. If you fall under regulations the enforcing authority is going to want to see your reports.
We know for past experience that attackers are inherently lazy. This means they're typically after the lowest hanging fruit possible. The higher you make the fruit the less likely someone’s going to want to put forth the effort to get to that fruit. Do you have questions about what systems to put in place for a GDPR Compliance strategy? Take your first step with a consultation and we’ll walk you through what a successful GDPR Compliance Strategy looks like for your organization.
Important Roles in GDPR Compliance
According to a recent study by SecurityWeek.com the average number of days that attackers were present on a victim's network before being discovered dropped to 146 days in 2015 from 205 days in 2014. A trend that shows positive improvement from 416 days back in 2012. Unfortunately, Blackthorn Secure responded to a recent breach at a medical facility that was undetected for more than 180 days. It's important to understand how response time can greatly reduce the amount of damage done in a breach.