Privacy Strategy and Planning

Chasing compliance is a never-ending challenge. It's time to take a different approach. Stop scrambling and design a future-proof privacy program that will adapt with changing regulations.
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Privacy Strategy and Planning

For many organizations, regulations like HIPAA or the GDPR served as the foundation of a broader data privacy program. While this approach addresses compliance quickly, it isn’t sustainable. Tackling each regulation one-by-one can result in duplicate processes, overspending, and team fatigue. Focal Point can help you build a long-term strategy for sustainable privacy and a plan to implement it. Our goal is to help you mature your privacy program and adapt to regulatory change.

Our Approach

Building a strong data privacy strategy and program begins with a solid understanding of your needs and painpoints. We then build a strategy designed around these specific objectives, an actionable plan to address these needs, and then help you execute this plan.

Phase 1

Our team meets with key stakeholders throughout your organization to identify pain points, successes, compliance needs, and the objectives for your program. These stakeholders will include members of your privacy and legal teams, and may also reach into your security, finance, HR, marketing, audit, and executive teams.

  • Stakeholder interviews
  • Identification of needs and pain points
  • Better understanding of your privacy posture

Phase 2

Building on the reviews conducted with your team, Focal Point will develop a strategy for your program, taking into consideration regulatory requirements, program objectives, and business needs. Our team will work hand-in-hand with your team to ensure the strategy addresses your needs and goals.

  • Program strategy
  • Program objectives and goals
  • Regulatory requirements mapping

Phase 3

After receiving approval from your team, our team gets back to work, designing practical, actionable ways to put this strategy into action. Our team creates an end-to-end roadmap that prioritizes each step needed to deploy this strategy.

  • Plan design
  • Roadmap development
  • Activity Prioritization

Phase 4

Depending on the needs of your team, our experts are ready to help you operationalize your new program, helping you build the policies and procedures you need to sustain your privacy program. Our team can also provide ongoing support to help you manage new or resource-intensive initiatives.

  • Implementation assistance
  • Policy development
  • Ongoing support

Different from the Rest

At Focal Point, we take a different approach to managing privacy risk.

Proven Results

For more than 14 years, Focal Point’s dedicated Data Privacy team has been building and optimizing privacy programs that accommodate new regulations, industry trends, and geographic variables. 

Regulatory Knowledge

Our team has traveled the globe helping organizations build privacy programs that align with the toughest privacy laws. Their knowledge of data protection regulations is as deep as it is wide.

Expert Support

You will receive the same expert level of support at each stage of a strategy and planning engagement. The same team designing your strategy will be by your side as you move through implementation.
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