What is DATA PROTECTION OFFICER (DPO)?
A data protection officer (DPO) is an enterprise security leadership role required by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Data protection officers are responsible for managing data protection strategy and execution to ensure compliance with GDPR requirements.
Entities will have to make considerable efforts to get their data protection organization into compliance with the GDPR. Different organizational requirements will have to be fulﬁlled.
Records of Processing Activities Controllers and processors will have to implement records of their processing activities that will—if thoroughly maintained—permit to prove compliance with the GDPR towards the Supervisory Authorities and help to fulﬁl the information obligations towards the data subjects. Records must contain, inter alia, information on the purposes of processing, the categories of data that are affected and a description of the technical and organizational security measures applied.