GDPR is Around the Corner. Are You Ready?

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New EU Regulation has Global Reach

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in May of 2018 and applies to all organizations, regardless of location, that process or store personal data of EU data subjects. GDPR is designed to harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens data privacy, and to reshape the way organizations across the EU approach data privacy. With unprecedented requirements such as the 72-hour notification of a breach, upholding the highest of security standards is no longer the responsibility of just the IT department, but something everyone in the organization should be educated on and held to.

of organizations will be in violation of the GDPR by 2020; this is expected to be near zero by 2023.

Source: Gartner® Inc. “EU Privacy Will Impact Delivery of Your Data Security Product Marketing Messages” - 10 March 2017

GDPR Compliance with Threat Stack

Threat Stack’s intrusion detection platform helps organizations address GDPR compliance obligations across two of the biggest and most addressable operational changes:

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Data Protection and Design by Default

Requiring you to adopt internal policies and implement measures of data protection by design and data protection by default

Threat Stack Helps:

  • Ensure continuous monitoring and real-time intrusion detection in your environment
  • Audit AWS configurations and alert on any suspicious CloudTrail activity
  • Bake security into server deployments by design

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Notification of a Personal Data Breach

In the case of a personal data breach, you must notify the personal data breach to the supervisory authority or data subject within 72 hours

Threat Stack Helps:

  • Monitor against GDPR-specific rules for your cloud infrastructure
  • Tag security alerts as GDPR and adjust to high severity
  • Get real-time alert notifications via Slack, PagerDuty, VictorOps, and other communication methods
  • Investigate exactly what happened in each incident with event correlation intelligence

GDPR enforces proper data protection and management and requires companies to understand their data flows and be able to audit them. Threat Stack helps us in auditing low level access to our systems and the data within as well as detecting and reacting to security issues faster.

– Tuomas Silen, DevOps Engineer, Smartly