HCL Technologies (HCL) has announced the launch of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) services to help organizations comply with EU GDPR regulation. The new GDPR Regulation which is mandated to be adopted by May 2018, extends the data rights of individuals and requires organizations to develop clear policies and procedures to protect personal data and adopt appropriate technical and organizational measures.
“In the digital era, privacy, security and personalization are the most significant issues facing corporations and individual alike. Enabling GDPR compliance is not just about managing regulatory requirements but can also be a source of competitive advantage, said Maninder Singh, Corporate Vice President and Head – Cyber Security & GRC, HCL Technologies. “HCL’s industry leading solutions, IT expertise and extensive European experience working with global corporations makes the company an ideal partner in this space.”
HCL’s comprehensive privacy framework and technology solutions are aimed at helping organizations to be prepared for the new obligations and requirements that the regulation will bring. With this regulation, the EU aims to give its citizens more control over how their personal data is used as well as provide businesses with a clearer legal structure with which to operate by standardising across the EU. HCL’s new service proposition focuses on assisting the customers in following three core areas:-
- Assist clients in conducting the Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) with respect to GDPR requirements and provide the organizations with the information for their crafting the compliance plan and approach.
- In conjunction with the client’s legal & privacy compliance group, identify gaps post privacy assessment and prioritize & assist in implementing process & technology measures that organizations must consider arising from GDPR to address technology controls & compliance requirements.
- Monitor and operate compliance status through technology solutions and systems.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) aims to protect all EU citizens from privacy and data breaches in an increasingly data-driven world. The solutions involve monitoring and operation of compliance includes system operation and privacy data surveillance, enabling detection and response without delay when data infringement occurs.
HCL’s Cybersecurity & GRC services bring together Consult, Design, Build and Manage services to provide 360° resilience to enterprises. These services are offered across the domains of Infrastructure Security; Applications Security; Identity Access & Management and Governance, Risk & Compliance.