The General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR, has been designed to give back control of personal data to the individual while defining a clear set of rules on data protection for European Citizens.
It is not just European based companies that need to take note. All
Many companies will find it difficult to meet the new rules and of more sophisticated tools may be needed to help ease the pressure. Data lineage plays a vital role in GDPR by mapping the flow of data within an
Solidatus for GDPR
Data lineage forms a vital part of the overall solution to GDPR.
Using Solidatus, an
Through its collaborative and crowdsourcing model, Solidatus allows for quick and effective enterprise-wide identification of personal information. Working with all teams across the
Once identified, the data can be clearly mapped out to
Not only does this insight allow for easy completion of a Right to Erasure request, it also proves to the regulator that an
GDPR sets out clear rules on the obligation for companies to keep trackable internal records of their data protection activities. They must be able to readily provide documented accounts for how they have handled data and processed any breach without ‘undue delay’.
Companies will need to take a holistic approach to GDPR, working with all business functions to identify data, the golden source, where it is held and ownership.
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