EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The New EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The new EU GDPR breach notification requirements mandate the increase in data monitoring, privacy data leak prevention and alerts

Do you have the controls in place?

Some important points regarding EU GDPR

Vast “Personal” Data Pool to include data from cookies, genetic data, IP & MAC addresses

Data Profiling will probably require explicit consent from the subjects of profiles

PII may need explicit consent for collection and processing

Outside of the EU? Activities geared towards EU residents means you are covered even if by Non EU entities.

Data Protection Officers must be designated

Breach Notifications  Data authorities and consumers must be notified within 72 hours after the discovery of the breach.

Big Fines

  1. fines of up to 10,000,000 EUR or (for undertakings) 2% of total worldwide annual turnover (whichever is the greatest); or
  2. fines of up to 20,000,000 EUR or (for undertakings) 4% of total worldwide annual turnover (whichever is the greatest).[i]

EU GDPR diagram


Increased regulatory requirements mandate organizations understand and document where personal data is,  who is accessing it and where it is going



  • GTB’s patented Data Protection that Works Solution ensures control and protection of sensitive / confidential data per Article 5. [spacer]
  • GTB’s patented Data Protection that Works Solution answers the following GDPR requirements questions:  [spacer]
    • Where is your sensitive data stored?
    • Who is accessing it?
    • Who is sending it?
    • Where is this data being sent, should this data be sent? [spacer]
  • Delete exposed data, making sure that personal data and sensitive information is kept on a need to know access basis.
  • Monitor, classify, archive and protect sensitive data – including those within scanned images
  • Increase security with the most accurate data detection engine available
  • Automatically alert on potential security incidents
  • Establish incident response and forensics procedures
  • Educate and inform end-users with preventive and educational messages prior to sending sensitive data.
  • Extend policies and security controls to solutions such as digital rights management and encryption.
  • And much more


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