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Free Privacy Tool Released by RADAR, LLC
A new breach reporting requirements tool released by RADAR, LLC ensures that users stay up-to-date with their obligations. The free tool, Breach Law Radar, provides interactive maps, which allow privacy professionals to visualize their reporting risk by region.
Breach Law Radar is a welcomed addition for those looking to understand and navigate the complex world of breach reporting requirements. With a wide range of existing and new regulations, Breach Law Radar provides users with a solution for understanding the latest global reporting requirements.
Breach Law Radar is an existing feature of the RADAR, LLC platform, and provides a snapshot of the full product to potential RADAR, LLC customers. The platform provides a variety of features, such as:
- Jurisdiction heatmaps – indicating the severity of an incident.
- Breach notification decision support.
- A uniform framework for global incident response.
Providing this freemium product to privacy professionals may incentivize competitors in the GDPR compliance and privacy software space to do the same.
Source: SoftwareReviews.com GDPR Compliance, Report Published May 2019
Privacy software vendors will increasingly provide free solutions to the market in an attempt to attract new customers. Providing Breach Law Radar as a free solution is an effective approach, highlighting how simply understanding breach laws can be a difficult task. Consumers are interested in tracking other regional regulatory requirements such as data subject request laws, data transfer requirements, and differences in privacy rights; however, privacy professionals might have to pay for those tools.
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