Mitigating Risks and Protecting Customer’s Privacy: Onelogin Breaks it Down

With risks of data and privacy breach reaching a new level in the digital realm, companies are continually searching for ways to protect their systems and the privacy of customer related information. Some of such mitigation measures include adopting frameworks developed by regulatory authorities within their jurisdiction, iterating their existing systems and even developing policies to govern their operations.

One company that has had an elaborate risk management blueprint is OneLogin. Below is an overview of the measures that the company has adopted to avert risks posed by today’s ever dynamic online world.

Company overview

OneLogin is a cloud-based identity management platform and which helps businesses and organizations to secure users’ access to applications and company devices. Besides this, OneLogin helps boost the staff’s productivity by leveraging on single sign-on.

The 4 Intuitive Risk Management Efforts that Endears OneLogin to its Clientele

  1. Aligning policies and processes to existing regulatory frameworks

OneLogin expedites every effort to ensure that their processes, right from their data mapping diagrams to privacy frameworks, conform to the existing guidelines and frameworks set by regulatory authorities.

  1. Tailoring the end products to meet their customer’s language needs

Language is an important aspect of communication. To meet their customers’ language needs, OneLogin strives to ensure that their privacy frameworks conform to the guidelines set out in GDPR with regard to data breach notification language, use of subcontractors and role of data processors availed to data contractors.

  1. Leveraging on the expertise of Data Protection Officers (DPO)

To meet the requirements set out in the GDPR, the company has contracted an independent legal counsel within EU region to serve as the company’s DPO.

  1. Certifications in relevant areas

Requirements and certifications change with time. To safeguard the trust they’ve earned from their clients overtime, OneLogin invites independent reviews from regulators to ensure their frameworks conform to latest guidelines.

The next review for a GDPR certification is scheduled for May 2018 and is aimed at unearthing and sealing any loopholes in their policy and privacy frameworks.

Final word

As more organizations shift to using digital platforms to reach to a larger market segment, securing their systems as well as safeguarding their users’ privacy is a key pillar to their success. OneLogin strives to provide tools and the expertise to help companies overcome the challenges of the dynamic online world.