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CISO Playbook: Adapting to the Changing Regulatory Environment

Published: 13 June 2018

ID: G00342534

Analyst(s): Brian Lowans , Deborah Kish , Bart Willemsen


The EU's GDPR is leading the evolving regulatory landscape that is creating unease across organizations globally. This research outlines data security governance best practices for security and risk management leaders in response to the increasing need for stronger data security.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify and Prioritize Which Datasets Are Impacted by Data Residency and Compliance Requirements
  • Develop Data Protection Impact Assessments and Execute These Periodically in Close Collaboration With Business Stakeholders
  • Ensure Technology Controls Are Identified to Mitigate Risk to an Acceptable Level
  • Frequently Review the Adequacy of the Technology Stack to Reflect the Business Risk of the Regulatory Management Program Through CARTA

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