Intelligent CISO Issue 10 - Page 57

Gospel Technology works with NGA Human Resources to secure PII ospel Technology, a leader in business focused enterprise Blockchain solutions, enabling trusted data collaboration and inter- enterprise data governance, has announced that it is working with NGA Human Resources to secure PII data of its employees and clients. G NGA HR’s products and services innovation team has been piloting Gospel Technology’s Enterprise Secure Data Platform, with a view to integrating this into its architecture to further strengthen its chain of data trust. This first project enables the proof-of- value (PoV) to be established by NGA HR, with the potential to add the platform as the unprecedented infrastructure layer of data access and security to NGA HR’s BPO payroll services. Stuart Curley, CTO at NGA Human Resources, said: “The risks of a data breach can be very costly, if not financially catastrophic for an organisation that fails to protect the data they manage. At NGA HR, we believe that traditional methods of data encryption and reactive security solutions don’t meet today’s requirement. “We believe that Blockchain offers very secure encryption of data with the The risks of a data breach can be very costly, if not financially catastrophic for an organisation that fails to protect the data they manage. added advantage of giving the people whose data is being managed much more consensus control over it.” The trust layer architected within the Gospel Technology solution will address the requirements of a growing number of organisations already stipulating unlimited liability for data breaches from data controllers and processors in their supply chains. Andy Monshaw CEO of NGA Human Resources, predicts this requirement will steadily rise in 2019. In response, Reuben Thompson, VP Technology at Gospel Technology highlighted: “In today’s world of complex compliance challenges and myriad of threats to data security, there’s a huge competitive advantage to companies adopting cutting edge technology like that which we’re building here at Gospel Technology.” Built using its own consensus driven distributed ledger (Blockchain) technology, the Gospel Technology Enterprise Secure Data Platform ensures contextual access to Personal Identifiable Information (PII). NGA HR is also looking at how this can enhance the experience of employees, in particularly those in heavy volume data processing roles, such as help desks and call centres. u www.intelligentciso.com | Issue 10 57 Data can only be accessed by people authorised to view it, and only in the context of the relevant fields of information required to complete a process. This is proven to increase service efficiencies and reduce the possibility of human error.