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Beyond GDPR: 5 Best Practices for LGPD Compliance

Published: 05 March 2019

ID: G00381480

Analyst(s): Bart Willemsen , Claudio Neiva


With the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados to take effect in 2020, privacy in Brazil will become regulated. To avoid regulatory sanctions and drive customer growth, security and risk management leaders must adopt best practices to develop and maintain an effective privacy management program.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Appoint a Data Protection Officer or Chief Privacy Officer Outside of the IT or Security Organizations
    • Decide Whether Having Your DPO in the Legal Department Is the Best Choice
    • Define the Data Protection Officer’s Key Duties
    • Determine Reporting Lines
  • Develop a Diagnostic of the Current State of Privacy
  • Formalize the Governance of the Privacy Management Program
  • Develop a Data Breach Response

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