The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to replace the Data Protection Directive in the EU on May 25, 2018. At this time, and long afterward, organizations that aren’t found compliant with its requirements will face hefty fines and penalties.
Are you ready for the GDPR? Is your organization at risk of being found noncompliant, or worse, facing a potential data breach of sensitive personal data? Many companies meet these questions with unease.
But don’t worry. GoAnywhere can help your organization meet GDPR requirements.
The General Data Protection Regulation aims to give EU citizens control of their personal data. What is personal data? According to this press release from the European Commission, it’s defined as “any information relating to an individual whether it relates to his or her private, professional or public life. It can be anything from a name, a home address, a photo, an email address, bank details, posts on social networking websites, medical information, or a computer’s IP address.”
For organizations to protect and secure this personal data, the GDPR requires them to meet eight different rights. They are:
GoAnywhere MFT is an all-in-one managed file transfer solution that can help organizations meet seven of the GDPR’s eight rights (excluding the one marked with an asterisk) through a variety of key features. These include encrypted data transfers, key management that stays in the company’s control, secure emails, auditing/logging capabilities, and more.
If you’re looking for a comprehensive way to address GDPR requirements, we’ve put together a guide that demonstrates which key features in GoAnywhere MFT will bring you one step closer to fulfilling specific GDPR standards.