„Biosec Solutions the first Nigerian (indigenous) company to become EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant certified“
Biosec Solutions, a Nigerian Identity Management Consultancy firm with over thirty cumulative years of biometric management experience, has become amongst the first Nigerian companies to become certified as being EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant.
The EU GDPR is a set of guidelines and rules that are to be implemented by organisations to will enable them manage personal identity data (including biometrics) in a highly secure manner.
Biosec Solutions has been part of many identity management-based projects over the years, and has implemented these GDPR guidelines to ensure that it can continue to deliver world class services to Nigerians. This significant achievement has catapulted Biosec to a world class Data Controller which implements international standards and best practices.
Biosec Solutions engaged DIPSec, a company registered in Belgium to serve as our EU representative and Data Protection Officer (DPO) as required by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). With several years of experience in data protection, information security and risk management, DIPSec has developed solutions for organisations outside the EU to enable them process the data of EU residents in accordance with the GDPR.
In partnership with National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), and with these new data privacy guidelines and safeguards in check, Biosec Solutions is ready to take the registration of Nigerians in diaspora to the door steps of Nigerians.
Regarding the identity firm’s newly implemented GDPR compliance certification, its Managing Director, Dr. Agu Osoka, had this to say:
“We at Biosec Solutions care about your data and privacy. This is why we have put in the effort to upgrade our technical and administrative processes to standards and best practices. These organizational and technical upgrades will enable us provide the best services to Nigerians in diaspora as we look to bring Nigeria to your doorsteps.”
The GDPR compliance enables Biosec Solutions obtain personal data (personal identifiable information including biometric data) worldwide under the EU/US privacy shield, and can determine the purpose and means of processing the data.
Biosec Solutions is about to launch diaspora enrollment in 15 countries worldwide starting with the UK, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Ivory Coast and in US.
Further information on Biosec Solutions and its various projects can be found at its official company website: www.biosec.com.ng and www.IDcard.ng