1. Physical access control of premises and facilities
Appropriate measures to control and prevent the physical access of unauthorized persons to premises and facilities.
• Alarm system
• Security staff, concierges
• Video surveillance system
• Automated access control system / Risk assessment and mapping of the premises
• Identification reader, badges, chip cards, magnetic cards, transponder locking system
• Security locks
• Identity control
• Visitors record / All visitors are accompanied
Various items in the above list might be combined depending on the location and facilities. Not all items
in the list are required and necessary on all premises and facilities.
2. Access control to data and systems
Technical measures (ID / security password) and appropriate processes (data from the user) to identify and authenticate users.
Allocation of user rights on a need to know basis, these rights being revised or retired when any employee changes job or leaves the company
Creation of user profiles including:
- differential access rights (profiles, roles, transactions and features)
- rights are administered by system administrators
Password procedures (including special characters, minimum password length, password modification, etc.)
Authentication using ID/password
Using a secure password management tool
Automatic session lock in the event of inactivity
Disk encryption for laptops
Using the VPN technology
Using intrusion detection systems
Using an antivirus software / firewalls / limitation of unnecessary services and flows
Automatic update of operating systems and apps
Compartmentalization of networks / administration systems
History of administration actions (bash_history), saving system and application logs in particular when this leads to data access, entry, modification or deletion.
Using paper shredders
Various items in the above list might be combined depending on the role, type of software, specific requirements from customers and needs.
3. Availability controls
Measures for the availability and protection of data against accidental destruction or loss.
Safeguard processes; data backup
Business Continuity Plan
Fire and smoke alarm systems
Automatic fire detection (Certification APSAD R7)
Automatic gas extinction (Certification APSAD R13)
Intrusion detection (Certification APSAD R81)
Portable and mobile fire extinguishers (Certification APSAD R4)
Emergency power supply in case of a breakdown
Backup Internet provider in case of a breakdown
Preventive maintenance plan and tests based on manufacturers' recommendations
Various items in the above list might be combined depending on the location and facilities. Not all
items in the list are required and necessary on all premises and facilities.
4. Segregation of duties
Measures foreseeing separate data management (storage, modification, deletion, transfer) with different objectives
Keeping test and production systems apart
Keeping development and production systems apart
Keeping customer data logically apart
5. In-house measures and awareness raising
Measures to inform the staff and raise their awareness about data security. In-house, general processes.
Regular assessment of the measures in place
Confidentiality clause to the work contract
Charter about the use of technology and communications means annexed to the company rules and regulations
Raising staff awareness on protection- and security-related topics
A member of the Association Française des Correspondants à la protection des Données à Caractère Personnel (AFCDP, French Association of Personal Data Protection Correspondents)
A member of the Syndicat National de la Communication Directe (SNCD, National Syndicate for Direct Communication)