Data privacy has been a hot topic in the tech world for years now. With every new technology come new regulations that require companies to completely re-examine the way they handle private data.
Here are some steps you can take to make sure you’ll remain compliant with any and all data regulations in the long run.
Prepare for Audits in Advanced
As new regulations arise, surprise visits from auditors become more frequent. These audits can have a major impact on your business, even if you’re completely compliant.
The auditing process is time-consuming, and it requires a lot of resources to pull together all the records that the auditor needs to access. This can cause a disruption to your day-to-day operations and cause long-term damage to your business.
That’s why it’s important to have an audit preparation policy. Having everything in order is not only helpful in case an auditor shows up. The process of preparing for an audit will also help you see the blind spots and avoid any oversights that can leave you vulnerable and lead to compliance violations.
Prepare For Data Subject Access Requests
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from The State of Security authored by Tripwire Guest Authors. Read the original post at: https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/security-data-protection/steps-to-improve-your-data-security-and-data-compliance/