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2018-05-22

GDPR is Approaching: See How Adeptia Can Help You Prepare for Compliance

There is a lot of fear swirling around EU’s new data protection law, GDPR, which will take full force on 25th May 2018. It will bring some important changes in terms of data protection for enterprises.

Many enterprises are still woefully unprepared for the new law as it hurtles toward them. The stakes of non-compliance are high and enterprises can face damages up to €20 million, or 4 percent of a company’s global revenue – whichever is greater.

Adeptia’s holistic, automated approach to enterprise integration provides a perfect governance strategy for existing and new compliance needs. Here are some ways our enterprise-class solution can help organizations comply with GDPR.

Adeptia Framework to Help Enterprises Comply with GDPR

Discover and Map Data: Adeptia delivers robust capabilities to discover and map personal data flows while In-built data governance capabilities maintain data lineage for audits and data transparency.

The solution helps users create an inventory of data which is held by enterprise systems and stored in various forms. The platform scales to handle large amounts and identify data elements through metadata. Technical metadata can help in describing origin, format, and use of data to data subjects.

Users can leverage metadata from heterogeneous solutions for high-level visualization. Data issues can be visualized in few clicks to find:

  • Who is responsible for data?
  • Why the data was collected?
  • Service Level Agreements of data set?
  • Data subjects involved in the process?

Data elements can be identified, governed, and easily traced for specific business (data) processes. Users can trace provenance, improve trust, build a glossary of critical content, and adhere to all compliances.

Application Modifications for Establishing Control: GDPR recommends enterprises to show that they comply with data protection principles while handling personal information of data subjects. Adeptia helps in addressing this need.

It can be used to configure business logic and link it to metadata. Business rules as per GDPR rules can be generated for complex processes. In this way, enterprises can retain the data for auditing. Business users get one single interface for viewing all business rules in discovery phase.

Enterprises can modify applications and customize them from one interface for establishing control and safeguarding the rights of data subjects. For example, business users can define data enrichment rules to get a single view of data subjects. Security policies and controls can be rolled out to protect processes, services, and technologies. Monitoring dashboards track customizations to business glossaries, policies, and reference data.

IT Security: A comprehensive set of features are available in Adeptia to ensure end-to-end security and performance of data. Data replication options help users get access to personal data timely. Responsive security controls can help users in database security, access management, monitoring, and behavioral analytics.

Enterprises can conduct risk analysis of data flows and implement data protection measures with Adeptia Connect. This makes it easy to adhere to GDPR’s ‘data protection impact assessment’ requirement. Information requested by data subjects under GDPR can be delivered after cleansing, parsing, standardizing, transforming, and de-duplicating it. The data can also be deleted under the ‘right to forget’ clause of GDPR.

Many mishaps or breaches to data can be avoided with application governance features of Adeptia. Process modeling tools minimize the unintended use of data during its reuse.

GDPR compliance is not a straightforward task and enterprises will need an action plan to address its requirements. Adeptia Solution can help enterprises in implementing a strategy to achieve compliance. Contact Us to know how Adeptia can help.