ISO 27001 & The GDPR

Management (801B) October 3, 2018 1:25 pm - 2:25 pm Feedback     

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Andrew Clearwater

ISO 27001 & The GDPR: A Research-Based Approach to Identifying Overlap and Streamlining Efforts

Together, security and privacy teams share a common goal: Protect the organization from reputational damage, lawsuits, and regulatory trouble. ISO 27001 focuses on the assessment of risks and protection of the organization while GDPR aims to assess and protect the rights and freedoms of individuals. With a joint goal in mind, it is crucial that security and privacy teams work together to develop common language that produces greater productivity and takes advantage of collective efforts. In this session, OneTrust will present findings from research conducted in cooperation with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), sharing how ISO 27001 and the GDPR overlap, as well as how security and privacy teams can work together to become more effective.