What should a disaster recovery and business continuity plan include? What is the difference between a BCP and a DRP?
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years. This policy directive was adopted in May 2016 because most Europeans say they want the same data protection rights across the EU and regardless of where their data is processed. It aims to make Europe fit for the digital age.
When creating your business continuity planning steps, you have several options: build them from scratch, using available books, templates and other reference materials; hire a consultant to build your plan; buy specialized software to help you create the plan; or take an existing plan and re-purpose it for your organization's needs.
Still you will need a checklist to ensure you include all crucial steps to ensure continuity. Your plan should be consistent with, or at least include components of, one or more established business continuity (BC) standards, such as:
This will make it easier for you to pass a future audit and scrutiny from
existing and potential customers. Regardless of how you create a plan, the checklist can help to prepare the BC and regular check whether everything is still in place. You can even use it for an audit. Regardless of how you create a plan, the following 11 business continuity planning steps can help keep your organization running in the event of a disruption.
Enforcement date: 25 May 2018, after which time those organizations in non-compliance may face heavy fines.
The documents on our website will be beneficial to you if you wish to become compliant. The GDPR comes with a set of Rules and Regulations for the protection of personal data inside and outside the European Union (EU) and affects all companies that save personal data from European citizens.
An international organization is defined by the GDPR directive as “an organization and its subordinate bodies governed by public international law, or any other body which is set up by, or on the basis of, an agreement between two or more countries” (GDPR Article 4).
We provide sample GDPR document templates and also a complete set of GDPR templates in order to help you to comply with the GDPR regulations from the EU. These GDPR document templates are provided in Microsoft Office formats, and easy to customize to your organization’s specific needs. Often completed sample documents are also provided and to help you with your implementation and save precious time.
Download this Business Continuity Planning Checklist (BCPC) now or check out our fit-for-purpose GDPR Complete Compliance Kit templates
here! The document(s) will be available to download immediately after purchase.