Outsourced Data Protection Officer

Article 37 of the EU GDPR regulation specifies that certain organizations are required to appoint a dedicated Data Protection Officer (DPO).

Appointment of a suitably qualified individual can be a challenge for organizations. An in-house DPO may not be feasible for every organization due to resources. In this instance, it is possible to outsource this requirement. We at BSI understand how challenging it can be to align with these obligations on that basis we offer DPO as a service.

Our DPO as a Service offering

The DPO is an important leadership role within an organization's governance structures and is a key stakeholder in the data protection accountability framework defined by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The DPO oversees and monitors data protection compliance reports independently to the senior management level of the organization. They also act as the primary point of contact for data subjects, customers, suppliers and employees who have data protection related queries or concerns.

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