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DPIAs: Three Keys to Capturing Data Properly

Constantly Evolving Internal and Third-Party Risks Create New Privacy Challenges

Prior to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), some organizations conducted Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) voluntarily. But did you know that since May 25th, 2018, conducting Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) became a requirement under the GDPR?

Today’s organizations collect data from a variety of sources and departments.

Employees from software engineers to marketers use data to accelerate their work – and it’s even transferred to vendors and third-party partners. However, this increase in data processes and transfers also increases the risk for your organization.

How do you know which business activities result in the highest risk?

Key takeaways include:
  • Understand the differences between Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA) and Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA) and when each assessment is necessary

  • Start identifying the controls needed to address and reduce risk

  • Review how to conduct a DPIA and 3 best practices

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