KuppingerCole Report
Advisory Note
By Matthias Reinwarth

Maturity Level Matrix for GDPR Readiness

KuppingerCole Maturity Level Matrix for the degree of readiness for implementing EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) requirements. Foundation for assessing the current status and identifying specific measures in your GDPR compliance projects and programs.

1 KuppingerCole Maturity Level Matrix – How to use this document

The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Pro) has significant impact on how organizations can collect, store and process PII (Personally Identifiable Info ...

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1.1 Why GDPR readiness and compliance programs need regular reviews

IT systems and business processes evolve to support new use cases, business requirements, and deployment models. During these change processes it is i ...

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1.2 How to use the KuppingerCole Maturity Level Matrix

The KuppingerCole Maturity Level Matrixes are tools for analyzing the current state of IT programs and projects. They provide information about levels ...

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1.3 Key Support Attributes

In addition to the CMM model there are six additional Key Support Attributes, listed in the table below, that pertain specifically to GDPR readiness. ...

The maturity of the above six supporting attributes as described in the table above.

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1.4 Using the Matrix and Supporting Attributes

The following situations can be taken as examples for triggering a maturity level analysis:

  • A CRO of a customer-facing organization (financial se ...
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2 The GDPR Readiness Maturity Level Matrix

Compliance to legal or regulatory requirements is rarely considered as a value in itself, but it is - and will be even more - a sine qua non when it c ...

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2.1 A GDPR primer

From May 2018, when the upcoming EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) comes into force, the requirements for managing personal data will chang ...

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2.2 The GDPR Readiness Maturity Level Matrix

The chart below depicts typical, exemplary characteristics, attributes, and technologies rated from Level 1 to Level 5.

Level Characteristic ...

For more information regarding maturity level assessments, please contact KuppingerCole advisory team at advisory@kuppingercole.com.

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