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A Technical Solution Landscape to Support Selected GDPR Requirements

Published: 13 February 2018

ID: G00343559

Analyst(s): Mike Wonham , Joerg Fritsch


The GDPR does not prescribe security technologies. But, each GDPR principle does align with a set of candidate technologies for managing personal data risk. This analysis will help technical professionals map controls to GDPR requirements as part of a risk management program.

Table Of Contents


  • Consent Management
  • Right to Access
  • Ability to Erase Personal Data
  • Data Portability
  • Data Protection by Design and by Default
  • Pseudonymization and Anonymization (Data Masking)
  • Records of Processing Activities
  • Continuous Compliance
  • Breach Notification
  • Data Protection Impact Assessment
  • International Data Transfers


The Details

  • Key Terms Used in GDPR
    • Data Subject
    • Controller
    • Processor
    • Data Processing Agreement
    • Data Privacy Officer

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