Becoming GDPR Compliant – Step 9 of 12

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going live in just over 3 months, on 25th May 2018, yet many global companies are still not fully prepared for this new legislation.

Our 12-part blog series explores the impact of the GDPR legislation on employment screening programs in the EU. HireRight’s Associate General Counsel in EMEA, Caroline Smith, addresses the key issues and concepts you need to understand to get you and your company’s employment screening program GDPR-ready.

In Step 8 of our GDPR blog series, we talked about data transfers under in the GDPR, including what to do to ensure compliance and mitigate the risk of data transfers. Now it’s time to continue the journey with Step 9 on the road to GDPR compliance:


“ISO27001: A Data Privacy Odyssey: How to demonstrate technical and security measures under the GDPR”

In Step 9, you will learn:

  1. Why data security is so important
  2. Technical and security measures under the GDPR
  3. ISO 27001 and its GDPR compliance


Click to read the full blog on our EMEA site


Caroline Smith

Caroline is a UK qualified lawyer with over 17 years’ experience and currently serves as HireRight’s Deputy General Counsel for the EMEA and APAC regions. When not “lawyering” or writing blogs, Caroline can be found striking yoga poses in remote locations such as Mongolia and Bhutan.

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