TAMPA, FL – April 24, 2018 – Focal Point Data Risk, LLC (Focal Point) and Archer Experts, LLC today announced a strategic partnership that aligns Archer Expert’s best-in-class RSA Archer professional services with Focal Point’s GDPR and risk management consulting services.

Focal PointThe European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have a global impact when it goes into effect on May 25, 2018. Gartner predicts that by the end of 2018, more than half of companies affected by the GDPR will not be in full compliance with its requirements. This lack of compliance will require innovative solutions to overcome. One such solution, being developed by Focal Point and Archer Experts, combines deep GDPR knowledge and RSA Archer’s robust feature sets with consulting services to implement and integrate the solution across the business.

“As one of the earliest thought leaders on the GDPR and its impacts, Focal Point has built a reputation as a trusted voice on compliance with this groundbreaking legislation. Partnering with Archer Experts and leveraging the unique skillset they bring, will allow Focal Point to assist even more organizations through this transformational period,” said Jannie Wentzel, Focal Point’s eGRC practice leader. “This combined offering, leveraging the best features of two great organizations, will help make GDPR compliance realistic and attainable for many more organizations.”

Archer Experts brings a deep understanding of Archer technology, assisting forward-thinking organizations with managing the increased scrutiny and accountability for corporate governance, strategy and strategic risk. Their solutions facilitate the smooth implementation of the RSA Archer platform, allowing organizations to plan for and respond intelligently to all risks, that could potentially harm an organization and its competitive position, damage corporate reputation and/or restrict strategic growth.

“We’re excited to formally begin this partnership with Focal Point. Demand for effective GDPR solutions continues to grow, and Focal Point’s reputation for GDPR leadership is second to none. We believe that Focal Point’s GDPR expertise, combined with the functionality of an Archer solution, will have dramatic benefits for our clients,” said Archer Experts CEO, Rich Gearity. “Integrating a privacy solution using the RSA Archer solution, and specifically the GDPR use case, is the key to meeting today’s complex privacy compliance requirements. We’re committed to working with Focal Point to bring this offering to as many organizations as possible.”

Focal Point is an experienced provider of enterprise privacy and GDPR solutions as part of its integrated risk management services. Focal Point assist clients with GDPR assessments, information mapping, and a full range of privacy compliance activities. Focal Point also regularly helps organizations stand up privacy programs, develop GDPR compliant frameworks, and build implementation plans.

Learn more about Focal Point at focal-point.com, and explore Archer Expert’s offerings at archerexperts.com/solutions. To inquire about services, please email info@archerexperts.com.

About Focal Point Data Risk, LLC

Focal Point Data Risk is an integrated risk management firm delivering a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of service offerings. Focal Point brings together industry-leading expertise in cyber security, identity governance and access management, data privacy, analytics, internal audit, and cyber training services – giving clients everything they need to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, Focal Point provides the resources necessary for protecting and using data across entire organizations.

Visit http://focal-point.com for more information.

About Archer Experts

Archer Experts, LLC is an RSA Archer-focused consulting and services firm delivering high-quality Archer customized configurations and high-performance focused-solutions.  Founded in 2010, Archer Experts provides Archer support services to some of the largest financial, retail, technology, defense and manufacturing companies in the world.  Our delivery model of providing only senior-level talent to our customers – not only in terms of Archer, but in overall business experience – provides our clients with the mature expertise to deliver “one and done”, high-quality implementations.

Visit http://archerexperts.com for more information.