Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council

CGOC is a forum of over 3,600 legal, IT, records and information management professionals from corporations and government agencies. For over a decade, CGOC has been a thought leader advancing governance best practices across the industry.

Recent Resources

The Demand for Unified Governance – Experts Weigh In

February 21, 2018

Making the business case for an ongoing and unified data management and information governance program Data management teams must recognize they can’t ensure accurate, secure data without proper governance. On the other side, information governance teams must accept their mission has dramatically expanded from simply proving regulatory compliance to helping businesses achieve a single version of the truth, expose and extract value from information assets, and reduce a variety of risks.

Meet our Faculty and Speakers:

Jake Frazier, Senior Managing Director – FTI Consulting

Clare Sadler, Managing Director– Information Squared

Caroline Sweeney, Global Director, E-Discovery & Client Technology – Dorsey

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Stop Dragging Your Feet: GDPR Compliance Can Make You More Competitive

December 15, 2017

According to a recent global CGOC survey of compliance officers, only 6 percent of respondents felt their organizations were ready to comply with the regulation. The survey also reveals that these organizations face many other data protection and management challenges. This article discusses the findings of the survey. One possible explanation for the lack of progress – as suggested in the survey data – is that many executives are too focused on day-to-day operations to worry about preventing a potential compliance problem down the road.

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Data Protection in the Modern Enterprise – CGOC London highlights and trends

November 16, 2017

For years before the passage of the GDPR, we provided advice and resources to help organizations adhere to the European Data Protection Directive. However, the Directive created only a minimum standard and the response has been all over the map. Many countries implemented higher and different standards, leading to confusion, while some organizations have elected to risk incurring fines rather than invest in compliance. The GDPR now harmonizes all of the data protection laws in the EU to protect the personal information of its citizens and residents – and with that will likely come more consistent enforcement and penalties.

Download the right tools including in-depth presentations on:

– Operationalizing the GDPR
– GDPR and the Impact on Incident Response
– Harnessing Technology in GDPR Transformation
– Aligning GDPR with Other Regulations

Speakers from Deutsche Bank, HGP, IBM, FTI Consulting, Reed Smith, Capgemini and more.

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News and Events

Registration is now open for CGOC New York 2018

March 21, 2018

Learn from industry leaders, discover innovative solutions and network with compliance and infosec professionals. Registration is now open. Apply now for CGOC Regional Meeting 2018 in NYC: http://bit.ly/CGOCNYC2018

Stop Dragging Your Feet: GDPR Compliance Can Make You More Competitive

December 15, 2017

The May 2018 deadline for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) should have organizations scrambling to roll out GDPR-readiness programs. After all, the regulation applies to most organizations doing business in the EU, non-compliance can result in severe fines, and getting ready for compliance will likely take significant time and effort.

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If GDPR Compliance Doesn’t Start With Information Governance, You’ll Probably Fail

December 9, 2017

Most discussions regarding the EU’s impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) — scheduled for implementation in May 2018 — focus squarely on consent management (i.e., making sure organizations have permission to use the data they are collecting and processing).

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