Blancco Technology Group
On May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect throughout Europe, and any global business that handles information from EU citizens and residents must prove compliance. Article 17 of the GDPR stipulates that organizations must adhere to customers’ ‘right to be forgotten.’ This right covers three main principles:
• Individuals can request the deletion of data about them.
• Companies will only keep data long-term to comply with retention policies or other acceptable reasons (reversing the burden of proof).
• Individuals must provide explicit consent for data about them to be held and processed. Companies must be able to provide evidence of individuals providing this knowing consent.
Blancco data erasure solutions allow organizations to securely remove personal data on a variety of IT assets, including laptops, PCs, servers and removable media to satisfy GDPR data minimization requirements and ‘right to erasure’ requests. Additionally, Blancco Management Console allows organizations to track auditable, tamper-proof data erasure reports that can be kept in a single location on-site or in the cloud and accessed from anywhere, at any time. This provides easy access to erasure reports if data controllers or consumers must be notified of the date, time and specifics of when data was erased. These auditable reports can also be easily exported and used to prove compliance when sent directly to the requestor.
Use the following resources to see how Blancco solutions can help organizations achieve compliance with the new regulation.
BLOG - How can US companies get ahead of the EU GDPR?
ON DEMAND WEBINAR - EU GDPR: What You Really Need to Know
BLOG - 3 GDPR Building Blocks: Ready, Set, Compliance!
SOLUTION BRIEF - How Does Blancco Help Organizations Comply with the EU GDPR?
RESEARCH PAPER - EU GDPR: A Corporate Dilemma: A Study on Corporate Readiness to Remove Customer Data
About Blancco Technology Group
Blancco Technology Group (AIM: BLTG) is the de facto standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics. The Blancco Data Eraser solutions provide thousands of organizations with an absolute line of defense against costly security breaches, as well as verification of regulatory compliance through a 100% tamper-proof audit trail. Our data erasure solutions have been tested, certified, approved and recommended by 18 governing bodies around the world. No other security firm can boast this level of compliance with the most rigorous requirements set by government agencies, legal authorities and independent testing laboratories.
The Blancco Mobile Diagnostics solutions enable mobile network operators, retailers and insurers to easily, quickly and accurately identify and resolve performance issues on their customers’ mobile devices. As a result, mobile service providers can spend less time dealing with technical issues and, in turn, reduce the quantity of NTF returns, save on operational costs and increase customer satisfaction.
For more information, visit www.blancco.com