Am I a Data Processor or a Data Controller? – Check the GDPR glossary

Ok, so the GDPR "deadline" has passed, but many of you are still tying up loose ends - or perhaps just discovering that the law applies to you! Whatever the case, don't let confusion over a few terms slow your progress. Some vendors got together to create a great glossary page that defines all the key terms. If you're still uncertain about what you need to do, the official GDPR page summarizes the key points in a dynamic infographic. Need to get GDPR compliant and don't have time or expertise to lea ...

The GDPR deadline is here – are you ready?

If you are not yet GDPR-ready, you're not alone. Many companies are still scrambling to meet the requirements. Some U.S.-based companies didn't realize the law would apply to them. Others did not realize the full extent of the law - or of their own data collection!  Don't worry - whether starting from scratch or needing to document your current GDPR status, Third Rock's CyberCompass™ streamlines the assessment process and automates the report generation, making it possible for Third Rock to give you ...

GDPR – the “Undo” Button for Personal Data?

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect May 25th, about two weeks from now.  In the news it is often being called "overreaching" and "impractical," but its objective is to place control of personal data back in the hands of the EU citizens.  Maybe I’m “old school” (aka dinosaur), but I believe in privacy and the ability to protect my data.  Why? Look at these recent events. Let’s start with the Facebook breach of 85 million users.  Most people joine ...

Third Rock’s New GDPR Assessment Capabilities Expedite Compliance

Third Rock’s New GDPR Assessment Capabilities Expedite Compliance More than half of companies impacted by GDPR are not ready for May 25th deadline   Round Rock, TX – April 26, 2018 – Third Rock, a supplier of cyber risk management software, announced today the launch of its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Risk Assessment, the newest enhancement to its cyber risk management software to help companies become GDPR compliant before the May 25, 2018 deadline set by the European Union ( ...