Define, implement and evaluate processes, procedures and technical measures that ensure any transfer of personal or sensitive data is protected from unauthorized access and only processed within scope as permitted by the respective laws and regulations.
When defining processes, procedures, and technical measures for data transfer, consider data transfer within the organization and externally. Personal data transfer in transit must be protected by strong encryption or similar techniques to prevent unauthorized access by eavesdropping or data transfer interception.
- Examine the organization's procedures and technical requirements for the secure and lawful transfer of personal data and sensitive data. Establish that this process and key controls comply with the organization's data privacy and security policy.
- Establish whether the organization has documented the roles and responsibilities for this process.
- Select a range of personal data transfers and a range of sensitive data transfers to confirm that each transfer adhered to the organization's policy, procedures, and controls. Confirm that all relevant evidence was formally documented.
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