Full version Eu Gdpr & Eu-Us Privacy Shield: A Pocket Guide Review

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A concise introduction to EU GDPR and EU-US Privacy ShieldThe EU General Data Protection Regulation will unify data protection and simplify the use of personal data across the EU when it comes into force in May 2018.It will also apply to every organization in the world that processes personal information of EU residents.US organizations that process EU residents’ personal data will be able to comply with the GDPR via the EU-US Privacy Shield (the successor to the Safe Harbor framework), which permits international data transfers of EU data to US organizations that self-certify that they have met a number of requirements.EU GDPR & EU-US Privacy Shield – A Pocket Guide provides an essential introduction to this new data protection law, explaining the Regulation and setting out the compliance obligations for US organizations in handling data of EU citizens, including guidance on the EU-US Privacy Shield.Product overviewEU GDPR & EU-US Privacy Shield – A Pocket Guide sets out:A brief history of data protection and national data protection laws in the EU (such as the UK DPA, German BDSG and French LIL). The terms and definitions used in the GDPR, including explanations. The key requirements of the GDPR, including:Which fines apply to which Articles; The six principles that should be applied to any collection and processing of personal data; The Regulation’s applicability; Data subjects’ rights; Data protection impact assessments (DPIAs); The role of the data protection officer (DPO) and whether you need one; Data breaches, and the notification of supervisory authorities and data subjects; Obligations for international data transfers.How to comply with the Regulation, including:Understanding your data, and where and how it is used (e.g. Cloud suppliers, physical records); The documentation you need to maintain (such as statements of the information you collect and process, records of data subject consent, processes for protecting personal data); The “appropriate technical and organizational measures” you need to take to ensure your compliance with the Regulation.The history and principles of the EU-US Privacy Shield, and an overview of what organizations must do to comply. A full index of the Regulation, enabling you to find relevant Articles quickly and easily.About the authorAlan Calder, the founder and executive chairman of IT Governance Ltd, is an internationally acknowledged cyber security expert, and a leading author on information security and IT governance issues. He co-wrote the definitive compliance guide IT Governance: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002, which is the basis for the Open University’s postgraduate course on information security, and has been involved in the development of a wide range of information security management training courses that have been accredited by the International Board for IT Governance Qualifications (IBITGQ). Alan has consulted on data security for numerous clients in the UK and abroad, and is a regular media commentator and speaker.Quickly understand your new obligations under the EU GDPR, and learn what steps you need to take to avoid costly fines.


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