Operationalizing GDPR within your Organization

The Conference Board of Canada, November 28, 2018
Recorded Webinar
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Privacy leaders in the European Union have spent years preparing their organizations for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Effective May 25, 2018, Canadian businesses must comply with the new regulations to do business with EU companies.

Whether or not your organization is impacted by the new regulation, the GDPR has set the new gold-standard for data privacy – one worth understanding as the world of data protection continues to evolve and the consequences for non-compliance are heightened.

This four-part webinar series will uncover the key questions and considerations for Canadian businesses as it relates to the impact and adaption of GDPR in Canada. These discussions will look beyond current GDPR standards to examine the future of privacy legislation and how organizations can equip themselves to adhere to a higher standard of data use and protection.

This webinar is the second in a series of 4. The first webinar is What You Need to Know About the GDPR: A Practical Guide for Professionals the third webinar is Tips for an Effective GDPR Governance Structure and Model. The final webinar on March 26 is Shifting Expectations: A Reflection on Canada’s Current Regulatory Landscape and Where it May Go. Each webinar is available to purchase for $99 or all 3 for $250.

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Webinar Highlights

During this recorded webinar we examined a series of disruptors and best practices to consider when implementing GDPR within your organization. Our presenter Sylvia Kingsmill will address some important questions including:

  • Which emerging technologies may pose an increased risk to compliance?
  • Which can be adopted to alleviate risk?
  • What other units should be engaged to ensure an organization-wide understanding of the regulations?
  • What strategic advantages does GDPR compliance provide, whether or not the organization has to comply at this time?

The aim of the webinar is to provide you with the tools and information to support business preparedness and success in the face of new the regulations.

About Sylvia

Sylvia Kingsmill is a Partner in the Risk Consulting practice at KPMG Canada, and the National Data Protection and Privacy Leader. She has over 15 years’ experience providing strategic, privacy risk management and compliance advisory services, serving both the public and private sectors. She advises executive teams on data-driven digital strategies to support major business transformations in alignment with new regulations, policy, and governance trends. Her specialty is transforming existing corporate compliance and privacy programs in response to internal audits, regulatory findings, and exams. Sylvia is a lawyer by training and often speaks on the intersection of emerging technologies, privacy, and regulatory expectations, including breach response.

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