The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has released its draft guidelines on data protection by design and by default. This draft being open to public consultation, those who are interested in providing feedback to improve the guidelines may visit the
Data Protection by design and by default are principles defined in article 25 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Data protection by design requires the controller to take technical and organisational measures to implement the data protection principles effectively and to integrate adequate safeguards to protect the rights and freedoms of data subjects.
Data protection by default requires that, by default, appropriate technical and organisational measures be implemented to ensure that only personal data that are necessary for each purpose of the processing are processed.