Set to become effective on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union (EU) regulation that will strictly govern the ways in which organizations collect, manage, and store personal data. According to the GDPR, personal data is any information related to a natural person (or “data subject”) that can be used to directly or indirectly identify the person. If an organization handles data belonging to data subjects in the EU, it must comply with the GDPR, regardless of its location. The primary aim of the GDPR is to empower people in the EU with more control over their personal data and to strengthen their privacy rights.
The GDPR contains 11 chapters and 99 articles that companies must follow to remain compliant and avoid fines.
Compliance requires organizations to:
Fortunately, information technology can make this easier by providing numerous tools to ease the GDPR adoption process and meet the May 2018 deadline.
ManageEngine offers a range of solutions that seek to ease the GDPR's adoption process. Armed with the right applications, you can rest easy knowing that all of your organization's activities are being tracked, monitored, and audited to avoid the mismanagement of personal data.
A complete security solution that monitors access and activity on the servers where personal data is stored, and promptly detects any breaches, unauthorized access and modifications to personal data. Easily detect brute-force attacks with an extensive user logon auditing capability and get insights into logon failures, logon activities and more.LEARN MORE
A web-based Active Directory management and reporting solution that helps check permissions assigned to users for accessing personal data. It offers a complete audit trail and ensures that your organization has appropriate measures in place for data compliance and security.LEARN MORE
An endpoint management solution which helps data controllers in managing their data subject's personal data and maintain user privacy with complete visibility. Secure personal data on desktops, servers and mobile devices by staying up-to-date on all your network vulnerabilities and generate reports to stay GDPR compliant.LEARN MORE
Detect data breaches and attacks instantly with our real-time correlation engine and event response system. With predefined GDPR report templates, security administrators and data protection officers audit all activities happening on systems that store personal data and changes to the personal data itself.LEARN MORE
Strengthen your organization's security posture, prevent data leaks, and avoid compliance-related penalties by continuously monitoring and reporting on all activities on your file servers. Ensure the integrity of confidential files and folders by generating instant notifications whenever critical file changes happen.LEARN MORE
Adopt a multi-layered approach to information security with easy ways to monitor and manage your public key infrastructure. Discover, deploy, rotate, and monitor your organization's digital keys and certificates, thereby ensuring that access to the personally identifiable information of your data subjects is protected and encrypted.LEARN MORE
A comprehensive SIEM solution that audits accesses and critical changes happening to databases that store personal data. It also monitors user activities, audits critical changes to Active Directory in real time, and notifies administrators instantly about anomalous incidents and security attacks.LEARN MORE
Prevent attackers from exploiting privileged access to your EU clients' personal data with our privileged access management (PAM) solution. Manage, monitor and audit administrative access to systems and applications that handle personally identifiable information.LEARN MORE