Data Protection Governance Ltd

Data Breach Risk Analysis - Pathfinder® copy

Software Driven Analysis of Data Breach Risk. The only available analysis of technical vulnerability, potential legal non-compliance and operational business process weakness. – The 3 key drivers for total data security. This is a risk identification, prevention, measurement and reporting service delivered by software and developed by data protection experts.


  • Analysis of technical vulnerability leading to risk of data breach
  • Analysis of business process weakness leading to data breach
  • Analysis of potential legal non-compliance
  • Structured approach covering 85 processes and 3500 criteria
  • Fully configurable to suit your organisation
  • Real time dashboard reporting of issues
  • Proprietary security science grades the critical issues
  • Rapid software driven analysis
  • Instant audit points for validation / verification
  • Pushes data protection analysis out to operational staff


  • Reduce the likelihood of a data breach
  • Demonstrate compliance with data protection laws
  • Establish a defensible position in front of regulators and stakeholders
  • Identify complete data protection scope
  • Reduce financial liability
  • Risk identification, prevention,measurement and analysis
  • Identify technical operational vulnerabilities which are easily exploitable
  • Analyse performance of business processes to enable measurement of ROI
  • Highlight skills shortages requiring training or third party help
  • Understand where inconsistencies exist regarding data protection


£50000 per unit per year

  • Education pricing available

Service documents

G-Cloud 11


Data Protection Governance Ltd

Nick Alexander

+ 44 207 998 3531

Service scope

Service scope
Software add-on or extension No
Cloud deployment model Private cloud
Service constraints No. The software is robust and has been extensively tested. Any upgrades to the software will be notified to the customer well in advance.
System requirements None specifically. This is a stand alone solution.

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Yes, at extra cost
Support response times 3 hour to 24 hour SLA packages available.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets No
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support Yes, at an extra cost
Web chat support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support accessibility standard WCAG 2.1 AAA
Web chat accessibility testing None.
Onsite support Yes, at extra cost
Support levels The customer is on boarded in a structured manner and this might take between 1 day and 7 days, depending on customer operational environment and number of locations. This can be bundled with the subscription price or as a separate item. All customers have an account manager and contextual help is available as well as technical assistance.
Support available to third parties No

Onboarding and offboarding

Onboarding and offboarding
Getting started There is a structured on-boarding process which is flexible to the needs of the customer. Onsite and remote training is available as data protection is a dynamic environment and we are available to be as passive or hands-on as required.
Service documentation Yes
Documentation formats
  • HTML
  • PDF
End-of-contract data extraction This is covered in the contract.
End-of-contract process Dashboard reports highlighting where the data protection risks exist to the business. This ''As Is'' analysis is then analysed to determine the ''To Be '' remediation plan. This remediation plan is an extra cost, but this can be included in the subscription to the service.

Using the service

Using the service
Web browser interface Yes
Supported browsers
  • Internet Explorer 7
  • Internet Explorer 8
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Internet Explorer 10
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Safari 9+
  • Opera
Application to install Yes
Compatible operating systems
  • Android
  • IOS
  • Linux or Unix
  • MacOS
  • Windows
  • Other
Designed for use on mobile devices No
Service interface No
Customisation available Yes
Description of customisation The software is fully configurable to suit every unique customer environment. This is performed by DPG in the config role.


Independence of resources The service is massively scale able and our data centre host is world class.


Service usage metrics No


Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance Up to Security Clearance (SC)

Asset protection

Asset protection
Knowledge of data storage and processing locations Yes
Data storage and processing locations United Kingdom
User control over data storage and processing locations No
Datacentre security standards Complies with a recognised standard (for example CSA CCM version 3.0)
Penetration testing frequency At least every 6 months
Penetration testing approach In-house
Protecting data at rest Physical access control, complying with another standard
Data sanitisation process Yes
Data sanitisation type Explicit overwriting of storage before reallocation
Equipment disposal approach Complying with a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v.30, CAS (Sanitisation) or ISO/IEC 27001

Data importing and exporting

Data importing and exporting
Data export approach Data can be exported into various formats once the analysis is complete.
Data export formats
  • CSV
  • ODF
Data import formats CSV

Data-in-transit protection

Data-in-transit protection
Data protection between buyer and supplier networks Private network or public sector network
Data protection within supplier network Legacy SSL and TLS (under version 1.2)

Availability and resilience

Availability and resilience
Guaranteed availability The SLA is defined in the contract and customisation to suit each customer requirement is possible.
Approach to resilience The data centre information is available on request.
Outage reporting Email alerts.

Identity and authentication

Identity and authentication
User authentication needed Yes
User authentication
  • Dedicated link (for example VPN)
  • Username or password
Access restrictions in management interfaces and support channels DPG is always the configurator and access is on a limited basis.
Access restriction testing frequency At least every 6 months
Management access authentication Username or password

Audit information for users

Audit information for users
Access to user activity audit information Users have access to real-time audit information
How long user audit data is stored for User-defined
Access to supplier activity audit information Users have access to real-time audit information
How long supplier audit data is stored for User-defined
How long system logs are stored for User-defined

Standards and certifications

Standards and certifications
ISO/IEC 27001 certification No
ISO 28000:2007 certification No
CSA STAR certification No
PCI certification No
Other security certifications Yes
Any other security certifications
  • CESG Certified Lead Practitioner for IT Security
  • CESG Certified Senior Risk Adviser

Security governance

Security governance
Named board-level person responsible for service security Yes
Security governance certified Yes
Security governance standards ISO/IEC 27001
Information security policies and processes As a data protection company we have a robust set of procedures and reporting structure with fast track to the board.

Operational security

Operational security
Configuration and change management standard Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Configuration and change management approach Two members of the DPG team are world authorities in digital risk, cyber security and data protection. We undertake impact assessments for any change.
Vulnerability management type Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Vulnerability management approach We have a proprietary in-house process for this.
Protective monitoring type Conforms to a recognised standard, for example CSA CCM v3.0 or SSAE-16 / ISAE 3402
Protective monitoring approach We are constantly checking for compromises and two members of the team are world authorities in this area. We respond to incidents immediately.
Incident management type Undisclosed
Incident management approach We have a proprietary process for this.

Secure development

Secure development
Approach to secure software development best practice Conforms to a recognised standard, but self-assessed

Public sector networks

Public sector networks
Connection to public sector networks No


Price £50000 per unit per year
Discount for educational organisations Yes
Free trial available No

Service documents

pdf document: Pricing document pdf document: Terms and conditions
Service documents
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