What is General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?

What is General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR (General data protection regulation) is regulation to provide uniform data protection by eliminating the inconsistencies in national laws of EU member states.

GDPR aims to protect fundamental rights and freedom of natural persons by laying down rules related to the processing of personal data and free movement of such data. EU is to protect your personal data from breaches that come from unauthorised access or processing control of data of data subjects. In addition with this legal framework we key use to build trust in an online environment which is considered to be an engine in economic growth and development.

General data protection regulation

GDPR Enforceable:

It was ruled out to be GDPR compliant before May 25, 2018 and it will be obliged to all the organisations that control and process personal data of EU citizens and allow them to continuously monitor their personal data breaches.

Example: If an EU citizen is creating an account on any social media platform, GDPR makes sure about the platform data security authenticity and personal data of the user and if in any case, the user account is not active it should not be breached and well secured.

Personal Data:

First and last name: Identification Number: Biometric Data: Genetic Data: Photo: Email Address: Phone Number: Home Address: IP address: Data Concerning: Bank details and more.

Non Compliance issues:

Loss of customer trust and reputation damage, penalties and fines starts dangling overhead. For getting not compliant for the obligations of the controller, where it is a process in a requirement can damage up to 2% or 10 MN Euros of the global turnover whichever is greater. For not compliant to the basic principles of personal data processing will be 4% or 20 MN Euros of the global turnover whichever is greater.

Getting Compliant with GDPR:

  1. Develop company wide awareness sessions, helping colleagues to learn how to flex your business.

  2. Helping the board understand the legislation and its requirements in understanding, regarding the process and understanding of the personal data.

  3. Designate a chief data officer to drive compliance internally and if needed data protection officer to access the data protection requirements.

  4. Auditing and reviewing the procedures, systems, policies and controls and implementing corrective measures to get compliant to GDPR.

  5. Investigation of the report and detection with the correct ways and necessary actions to implement with corrective measures.

  6. In case of any breach of law enforcement, needed to be informed to the security team to take needful actions within 72 hrs.

Convenience of GDPR compliance:

  1. Create a trust and confidence in customer.

  2. Upgrades the data security and reduces the data maintenance cost.

  3. Creates the alignment with technological advancement.

  4. Creates transparency and enables privacy for the customers.

Convenience of GDPR compliance:

  1. Processes lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner.

  2. Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes.

  3. Adequate and relevant data, what is necessary.

  4. Accurate and where necessary kept up to date.

  5. Storing of the data as long as it is necessary.

  6. Processing in an appropriate manner to maintain security.

Prophaze WAF is GDPR compliant where we provide web security to our EU customers under the guidelines of GDPR. Getting GDPR compliant will by default bring those security products into a fold which are strictly gone under the stringent process of getting this compliant.

Prophaze WAF 3.0 architecture is built up in that where without much hustle we can encapsulate the entire GDPR compliant web based e-commerce companies.


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