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Ensono Demonstrates Commitment to Data Protection Through Partnership with TRUSTe

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Ensono partnered with TRUSTe, the leading global data privacy management company, to support its compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Through this partnership, TRUSTe will perform data inventory and mapping – one of the critical activities in Ensono’s GDPR compliance roadmap.  

The EU GDPR is a comprehensive regulatory framework whose objective is to protect the “fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons, and in particular, their right to the protection of personal data,” according to the European Council. It outlines the requirements that organizations who process the personal data of EU individuals must apply in order to safeguard such data, regardless of the organization’s location. 

Ensono’s partnership with TRUSTe further strengthens its global data protection program, demonstrating Ensono’s commitment to safeguarding sensitive information and assuring conformity with European standards on data protection.

“Compliance with the GDPR is very important to our business,” notes Pete Bazil, Ensono’s chief legal officer. “Over the last year, Ensono has experienced significant growth and transformation as a global company. Our strategic partnership with TRUSTe to achieve GDPR compliance reflects our commitment to our European clients and global partners and the safeguarding of their sensitive information. This will remain an important priority and focus for the company over time.”

Ensono launched its GDPR compliance initiative in March 2017, and adopted a phased approach that positions it to align with the GDPR prior to the May 25, 2018 effective date. 

About Ensono
For business leaders managing lots of complexity or disrupting the status quo, Ensono delivers complete Hybrid IT solutions and governance, from cloud to mainframe, tailored to each client’s journey. Whether you’re leveraging the power of the cloud or modernizing legacy technologies, you’ll be on track to operate for today and optimize for tomorrow. Some of the world’s most successful companies rely on us to help them be great at what they do. We’ve been recognized in Gartner Magic Quadrants for Data Center Outsourcing in North America,  Cloud Managed Hosting in Europe as well as acknowledged by the Uptime Institute for 100% availability. We have over 1,000 associates across North America and Europe and are headquartered in greater Chicago, IL. 

About TRUSTe
TRUSTe powers privacy compliance and trust by enabling businesses to use data across their customer, employee and vendor channels. We have nearly 20 years’ experience and a team of over 150 professionals dedicated to providing data privacy management solutions and services, including assessments, certifications and our SaaS-based Platform. The Data Privacy Management Platform provides control over all phases of privacy; from conducting assessments and implementing compliance controls to managing ongoing monitoring. Companies worldwide rely on TRUSTe to minimize compliance risk and protect their brand. For further information see www.truste.com. 

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For media inquiries, please contact Beth Burghgraef at: beth.burghgraef@ensono.com.