Gap Analysis icon

See how our friendly consultants can help you

Our technology led DPGA will provide your organisation with a deep understanding of privacy risks, while also providing clear and pragmatic solutions to ensure compliance. Our expert consultants have extensive experience in workshop facilitation and will work with your team to identify and mitigate key privacy risks, challenges and solutions across each area of your organisation.

Our independent and in-depth assessment will demonstrate the effectiveness of privacy activities previously undertaken, identify areas that require additional safeguarding and allow you to implement long term privacy compliance.

The Benefits

  • Benchmarking of privacy risks/controls against relevant regulation and comparable organisations
  • Detailed and independent report with actionable findings to allow for a risk-based approach to the prioritization of remaining compliance tasks
  • Ability to demonstrate and report on the effectiveness of privacy activities to date
  • Cost effective resourcing to meet dynamic requirements of DPO role
  • Ability to design implementation plans for the management of ongoing privacy compliance
Two young professionals handshaking

““We are particularly impressed with the outstanding levels of direct support and assistance provided by the great team at PrivacyEngine.””

Fiachra Barrett

Information Compliance Officer, SEAI Ireland

Small Blue Dots Big Circle Blue Dot Right Icon Dots
Gap Analysis

What is a Data Protection Gap Analysis?

A Data Protection Gap Analysis is a systematic assessment of an organisation’s data protection practices compared to industry best practices and regulatory requirements.

It helps organizations identify any gaps or vulnerabilities in their data protection posture.

With PrivacyEngine’s expertise in data protection, organisations can proactively address any weaknesses in their data protection practices and ensure compliance with regulations to safeguard their sensitive data.

Frequently Asked Questions

about Data Protection Gap Analysis

What is Data Protection Gap Analysis offered by PrivacyEngine?

Data Protection Gap Analysis from PrivacyEngine is a specialized service that helps organizations assess their current data protection practices and identify areas where they may fall short of compliance with data privacy regulations. It provides valuable insights to bridge gaps and enhance overall data protection efforts.

Why do organizations need Data Protection Gap Analysis from PrivacyEngine?

Data protection laws are complex and constantly evolving. Organizations need to ensure they are fully compliant to avoid legal and reputational risks. This service helps them identify vulnerabilities and prioritize actions to strengthen their data protection measures.

How does Data Protection Gap Analysis work in PrivacyEngine?

The Data Protection Gap Analysis typically involves the following steps:

  • Assessment: PrivacyEngine experts review your organisation’s data protection policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Identification: Gaps between current practices and regulatory requirements are identified.
  • Analysis: The severity and potential impact of each gap are evaluated.
  • Recommendations: PrivacyEngine provides recommendations and an action plan to address identified gaps.
  • Implementation: Organisations can follow the action plan to enhance their data protection practices.

What are the benefits of Data Protection Gap Analysis?

This service offers several benefits:

  • Clarity: It provides a clear understanding of your organisation’s data protection strengths and weaknesses.
  • Compliance: Identifies areas where your practices may not align with relevant data protection regulations.
  • Risk Reduction: Helps mitigate potential legal, financial, and reputational risks.
  • Efficiency: Provides a structured roadmap to improve data protection measures.
  • Customisation: Recommendations can be tailored to your organisation’s unique needs and industry.

Is Data Protection Gap Analysis suitable for organizations of all sizes?

Yes, Data Protection Gap Analysis is beneficial for organizations of all sizes and industries. Whether you’re a small business or a large enterprise, this service can help you identify and address data protection gaps to ensure compliance, minimize risks, and enhance your overall data protection posture.

Trusted by hundreds of businesses worldwide
Saab Logo
Hush Logo
Certa Ireland Logo
Seal Logo
Corinthia Logo
See How Our Consultants Can Help You
Data Protection Officer as a Service (DPOaaS)

Our expert team of consultants will work with you to design, develop and implement a tailored privacy framework, while also enabling the management of the day to day activities of a privacy office.

Subject Access Request and Breach Management Support Icon
Subject Access Request and Breach Management Support

Our on-demand resourcing will provide your organisation with the expertise and capacity to comply with Subject Rights Requests (SRR) and personal data breaches in an effective manner.

Data Retention and Deletion Support Icon
Data Retention and Deletion Support

Data retention and deletion is one of biggest challenges facing organisations in their privacy compliance. Our team can support each stage of the data retention lifecycle to provide your organisation with the expertise and controls to implement an effective data retention programme.

Data Protection Impact Assessment

Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs) are mandatory for high risk processing activities. If your organisation is undertaking a new project or changing the way you process personal data, it is likely that a DPIA is required.

Third Party Data Protection Management

Organisations are now required to ensure that third party processors protect their customers, clients and employees’ personal data. This means ensuring that they have the appropriate documentation, agreements and due diligence activities in place with processors.

EU Mobilisation Icon
EU Mobilisation – GDPR Readiness for organisations seeking to operate in EU

GDPR requires organisations seeking to operate in the EU to have the appropriate organisational and technical controls in place. This can be challenging for organisations without a detailed knowledge of both the GDPR and national privacy regulation.

Saab Logo
Seal Logo
Certa Ireland Logo
Hush Logo
Corinthia Logo
RAC Grey Logo