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AvePoint Discusses the Global Implications of the European General Data Protection Regulation at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2016

AvePoint will share its robust solutions for data discovery, data classification, data loss prevention (DLP), incident management, and privacy assessment throughout the event

Singapore — July 18, 2016AvePoint, the Microsoft Cloud expert, announced today that Dana Simberkoff, AvePoint Chief Compliance and Risk Officer, will join Bojana Bellamy, President of the Center for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL), and Bruno Gencarelli, Head of the Data Protection Unit for the European Commission, to lead the session “Global Impact and Benchmarking Global Organisations’ Readiness for the GDPR” at 2:45-3:30 p.m. SGT on Tuesday, July 19, during the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Asia Privacy Forum 2016.

The session will focus on the impact of the GDPR on global organisations, next steps in its implementation, and the preliminary results of AvePoint and CIPL’s joint GDPR global survey – which is ongoing through the end of the summer. The survey helps organisations assess its current state of readiness and awareness of the GDPR, evaluate readiness against that of other organisations, and better understand key compliance obligations under the GDPR.

AvePoint is a platinum sponsor at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2016, taking place July 19 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore. Throughout the conference, AvePoint will showcase its latest compliance, data protection, privacy, and security solutions to help organisations implement a unified risk management strategy across their cloud, hybrid, on-premises, and file share environments.

Visit AvePoint to learn more about our Data Protection Solutions

Throughout IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2016, attendees can visit the AvePoint booth (Table #4) and meet subject matter experts to discuss topics around compliance, risk management, date security, and privacy as well as receive live demonstrations of AvePoint’s latest solutions.

Compliance and Data Protection:AvePoint Compliance Guardian helps mitigate risk from the moment data is created through its entire lifecycle by proactively monitoring and neutralising violations of privacy, security, and compliance. The platform now provides enhanced support for risk-based data protection under the European Union GDPR – including GDPR Test Suites and action policies to allow customers to discover, map, and create an inventory for all GDPR regulated Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and sensitive PII. Compliance Guardian also provides ability to tag, classify, and protect data with full support for pseudonymisation, anonymisation, and encryption.

Cloud:Compliance Guardian Online, part of AvePoint Online Services – used by 5 million Office 365 users worldwide – allows organisations to minimise risk of privacy violations and information security breaches as well as mitigate accessibility and site quality issues for websites, web applications, and SharePoint Online sites without adding additional infrastructure.

File Analysis:AvePoint File Analysis Services, an integrated component of AvePoint Compliance Guardian, identifies which files reside where and who has access to them – reducing the risk of privacy or sensitive information breaches by increasing visibility into an organisation’s unstructured data. By discovering, mapping, and classifying the unstructured data – especially within file shares – organisations can make more informed decisions regarding which data to keep and remove.

Governance:DocAve Governance Automation allows organisation to provide end users with a business-centric, role-based service catalogue for provisioning, restructuring, or migrating content across cloud-hosted, hybrid, or on-premises SharePoint deployments.

Privacy: The AvePoint Privacy Impact Assessment (APIA) solution – a free tool exclusively distributed by the IAPP – mitigates the risk inherent with manual privacy impact assessments, helping organisations understand and automate the process of evaluating, assessing, and reporting on the privacy implications of their enterprise IT systems.

For more information on IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2016, please visit the event website.

About AvePoint

AvePoint is the Microsoft Cloud expert. Over 21,000 companies and 9 million cloud users worldwide trust AvePoint to accelerate the migration, management, and protection of their Office 365 and SharePoint data. AvePoint’s integrated cloud, hybrid, and on-premises software solutions are enhanced by 24/7 support and award-winning services. Organisations across six continents and all industries rely on AvePoint to ease transition to the Microsoft Cloud, increase IT administrator productivity, and satisfy governance and compliance objectives.

A three-time Microsoft Partner of the Year, AvePoint has been named to the Inc. 500|5000 six times and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ five times. AvePoint is a Microsoft Global ISV Partner, a Microsoft Gold Partner in Application Development, Cloud Platform, Cloud Productivity, and Collaboration and Content, and a US Government GSA provider via strategic partnerships. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Jersey City, NJ, AvePoint is privately held and backed by Goldman Sachs.

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