It takes a diverse village of experts to enact effective cybersecurity guidelines, practices, and processes.
Flip the script on the traditional hacking scene in a movie: Instead of the camera panning down lines of output from a command prompt executable, the camera pans across a spreadsheet of cybersecurity controls. Instead of a lone hacker furiously typing in a dark basement, a cybersecurity compliance officer calmly convenes a series of meetings across engineering, legal, and IT teams, ensuring adherence to safety measures, enforcing due diligence, designing threat management plans, and identifying appropriate processes to ensure baseline cybersecurity across the enterprise.
And lastly, imagine dramatic orchestral music playing before the breach or incident, as the compliance officer discusses how to upgrade a company's business continuity planning.
Solutions Review's Contributed Content Series is a collection of contributed articles written by thought leaders in enterprise software categories. Ameesh Divatia of Baffle takes a closer look at the world of GDPR compliance and international data transfers.
In May, the Irish Data Protection Commission levied a hefty $1.3 billion fine against Meta - the parent company of Facebook and Instagram - for transferring data from Ireland to the U.S. in a manner that was not compliant with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Trans-Atlantic data transfers to the U.S. have been a rather nebulous prospect since 2020 when the Court of Justice of the European Union nullified the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, which outlined rules for consumer data transfers outside of Europe.