Ensuring General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance may be easier than you think, and the right software and systems in place can help get you there. One such example is file integrity monitoring (FIM) software, and below you’ll learn what it is, how it is needed and can help with GDPR compliance, and what other benefits it can offer your organization.


File Integrity Monitoring Explained

File integrity monitoring (FIM) software allows you to monitor your systems, software, users, and applications in order to detect changes to critical files. Often, unexpected changes can be the result of a breach, but unless you are watching closely,  you won’t necessarily know that something has changed. This means you won’t know about the breach until it’s too late. But when a FIM tool is in place, you’ll get crucial, real-time information regarding any changes to your files, including: