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Help ensure GDPR compliance with IBM Security Solutions

Now more than ever your business needs to be prepared for the wide range of GDPR regulations that are designed to protect the privacy of EU citizens. The guidelines provide control over personal data and the way it is collected, stored and used. It affects every company that processes personal data about people in the EU. It is essential that companies have a data security solution they can rely on.

Date: 18 May, 2018

Now more than ever your business needs to be prepared for the wide range of GDPR regulations that are designed to protect the privacy of EU citizens. The guidelines provide control over personal data and the way it is collected, stored and used. It affects every company that processes personal data about people in the EU. It is essential that companies have a data security solution they can rely on.

IBM has one of the world’s largest breach notification databases, integrated into an incident response platform, which provides detailed workflows for complying with specific regulations in the event of any data breach.

The new mandates under GDPR mean businesses are obliged to notify all data breaches within a 72-hour period. Failure to meet the requirements means you risk being fined up to €20 million, or up to four percent of your annual revenues. IBM’s best-in-class response capabilities respond and mitigate breaches faster and more efficiently.

“Most companies globally do not feel confident in their ability to comply with the upcoming requirements that GDPR will bring. Organisations should be proactive now and establish processes and owners for ensuring GDPR compliance.” Dr. Larry Ponemon, Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute.

IBM Security Software can help you meet GDPR requirements for both your privacy and security needs. IBM can help provide a roadmap for your business to move forward, including a comprehensive data mapping tool that pinpoints the location of your data and track its movements across all business processes and applications.

Over 150 global companies, including 50 of the Fortune 500 uses IBM’s customised platform for breach preparation, assessment and management. It empowers organisations with breach response plans to prevent he ever increasingly complex cyber-attacks.

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