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    Assessing and transforming your security posture, helping you achieve regulatory, legislative and industry sector compliance requirements.

    GDPR compliance is a requirement for organisations in terms of managing their data protection risk and demonstrably showing their customers, staff, and partners that you take their data protection seriously. Use Ward Solutions expertise, experience and resources to do the heavy lifting to determine what you need to do and carry out those tasks to maintain that improved data protection and privacy security posture and compliance.

    General Data Protection Regulations poses a significant new challenge to organisations in their handling of personal data. Customers and consumers also now expect and reward a company that has demonstrably higher levels of privacy and confidentiality regardless of regulation. The risks to an organisation's brand, revenue and financial stability from not being compliant with privacy regulations are now significantly increased.

    GDPR requires a new approach to delivering data subject rights and requires much more rigour around management systems and the implementation of appropriate technical and organisation measures. It impacts across most business functions and stakeholders and is no longer exclusively an IT or IS problem.

    Organisations have typically depended on legacy approaches and historic privacy work programs to comply with previous data protection legislation. There is now a significant cultural shift towards privacy involving a significant body of work, expertise and ongoing management required to move to this new level of compliance and market expectation. Organisations need expertise and resources to help them attain GDPR compliance and create that privacy cultural shift.

    Ward Solutions has one of the leading range of GDPR services, assisting clients at all stages of their GPDR lifecycle.

    Assess Readiness: this service can help clients assess their GDPR compliance readiness. This enables clients to determine the degree and scale of GDPR applicability to their business and identify a high level work programme that needs to be undertaken.

    Data Inventory: this service identifies the personal data held by organisations, maps the repositories and flows of this data, determines the basis (or not) for it being held and processed in compliance with GDPR.

    Gap analysis: this service performs an in depth gap analysis of current practices vs GPDR requirements and identifies SMART remediation actions and an execution plan that your organisation needs to take to become compliant.

    Data Protection Programme: Ward can work with your organisation providing expertise, resource or solutions as part of your compliance implementation work programme.

    Data Protection Officer: We supply on a service basis a Data Protection Officer to help you fulfil, if required, the role of DPO in your organisation. A nominated DPO is required by public bodies and organisations whose core activities involve processing of personal data.

    • You gain access to resource and expertise from one of Ireland and Northern Irelands largest accredited GDPR, privacy and information security resource pools.
    • Use our experiences, resources, activities and templates to gain GDPR and maintain compliance quickly and cost effectively.
    • Use of our services and resource to deliver roles and expertise such as DPO cost effectively.
    • Our service is tailored completely to your requirements in terms of services delivered, time and commercial models.
    • You can Use use our team and services to augment your existing strategic information security resources with another strategic resource to either bring areas of expertise not within your team or to accelerate work packages.


    We first assess the current state of your business process, compliance and industry framework and design a security strategy program to strengthen your organisation’s security posture.


    Ward’s services help you achieve compliance and we ensure you have all the necessary safeguards in place to defend your business and protect your customer.


    Let our experts help you identify where you need to optimise in your security posture.

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    • Let us provide the services, consultancy or infrastructure as a service to you thereby removing the skills, resources challenges and capital costs burden from you and your business, allowing you to concentrate on what you do best.

      • Provide you with a range of consultancy services as a bundle to service a role or roles in your organisation – e.g. Information Security Office or Data Protection Officer
      • Provide you with the skills and resources you need to supplement your teams, resources and skillsets.
      • Supply you with various security infrastructure(s) and their operation – as a service to address a particulare need – e.g. secure perimeter or secure endpoint thereby relieving you of the capital, training and internal resourcing requirements.
      • Provide you with proactive and reactive security monitoring and management solutions.
      • Provide proactive and reactive support services to ensure the confidentiality, availability and integrity of your Information Systems.
      • Ensure that you meet your compliance and contractual commitments and services levels to your users, partners and customers.
      • Provide you with all of the call and ticket handling, issue resolution, escalation and service level reporting services that an enterprise support service requires.