Posts Categorized in Audit & Compliance

As the pace of software and database development increases, so audit and compliance become even more important. Companies and organizations need to ensure they follow stringent regulatory requirements, while remaining competitive. Redgate is actively researching the topic to discover where the pain points are and develop solutions to resolve them.

5 June 2018

5 June 2018

Reducing risk with Smart Recommendations in SQL Census

One of the most prominent subjects of the last few months within organizations in many industries across the globe has been centered around data security. Organizational compliance with regulations surrounding management of data is increasingly imperative. Implementing measures to safeguard against risks to data security is vital. SQL Census is a prototype, created by... Read more

14 February 2018

14 February 2018

So what is a Data Protection Impact Assessment and why should organizations care?

If you’ve read anything about the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you’ll probably have seen the phrase Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) used. It’s similar to the current Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) already in place in countries like the UK and a DPIA is expected to address four areas: A description of the... Read more

5 December 2017

5 December 2017

Redgate and DLM Consultants: Working together to help data users become GDPR compliant

If you hold ‘personally identifiable information’ (PII) about EU citizens, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to you. That’s true even if you aren’t in the EU, since this law is extra-territorial. This is significant for various reasons, including the fact that the maximum penalties for failing to comply would probably bankrupt... Read more

17 November 2017

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17 November 2017

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Redgate data governance survey reveals database DevOps is the key to GDPR compliance

A major new data governance survey from Redgate demonstrates there are important GDPR compliance issues that need to be addressed – and that a DevOps approach to database development can provide the answers. A first glimpse into the results of the 2017 Data Governance Implementation survey, which questioned more than 500 SQL Server professionals,... Read more