Intelligent CISO Issue 10 - Page 44

Gareth Braithwaite, Group IT Director at Barratt Developments industry unlocked The construction sector is subject to the same cyber-risks and regulatory requirements as every other industry vertical. We explore how UK housebuilder Barratt Developments has worked with SureCloud to ensure GDPR compliance while Luke Potter, Cybersecurity Practice Director, SureCloud, highlights some of the key risks to the construction industry and offers some best practice advice to CISOs. U 44 UK housebuilder Barratt Developments plc has deployed the SureCloud GDPR Suite to enable the business to work towards GDPR compliance effectively, after the EU regulation came into force last year. been impressed by the flexibility and performance of the platform and the ability to document our data map across many areas of the business.” Barratt selected the SureCloud GDPR Suite, which is delivered from SureCloud’s cloud- based enterprise GRC platform, after the solution demonstrated its ability to provide full visibility for management and automation of GDPR processes across the organisation. The platform replaces the developer’s highly manual processes that required multiple systems, enabling simple real-time risk, incident and compliance management from a single dashboard. Gareth Braithwaite, Group IT Director at Barratt Developments, said: “Ahead of enforcement in May 2018 it was clear that our manual efforts to achieve GDPR compliance were not only resource-intensive but also susceptible to spreadsheet error. “The SureCloud GDPR suite provides a simple, efficient system for all necessary steps and processes towards GDPR compliance. This allows us the single point of control that we require to enable efficient and effective management of our GDPR obligations.” He added: “Previously we used several systems in addition to spreadsheets, with duplicate information across all of them. We wanted to collate this into a single platform for greater efficiency, which we’ve now been able to achieve with SureCloud. We have Issue 10 | www.intelligentciso.com