The role of certification in GDPR compliance and broader global interoperability of privacy frameworks
The EU GDPR creates a new compliance standard – demonstrable accountability. As companies respond increasingly requests from partners to confirm their GDPR compliance status, many are looking for the best way to do this. Articles 42-43 of the GDPR includes provision for Certification bodies to assess compliance and in certain instances issue an EU Data Protection Seal.
What are the requirements for certification, how will these programs be operated and how soon will they be available to companies?