Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council

CGOC is a community of over 3,800 legal, IT, privacy, 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

CGOC Regional Meeting 2019: GDPR, Cybersecurity and more

April 26, 2019

Thank you for making the 2019 CGOC Regional Meeting in New York an outstanding information governance event! You are the reason CGOC is the leading information governance event across the globe.

Even though the 2019 CGOC Regional Meeting is over, you can continue to learn about new approaches to information governance by reviewing session presentations, watching our library of videos, and reading blogs.

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Forget Me Not: Business Challenges Over Rights to Erasure & Threats to AI

April 9, 2019

Developments in Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have brought about unprecedented insight and value to the modern enterprise. At the same time, the right to be forgotten is ensconced in the current and upcoming privacy regulations such as the GDPR and CCPA. In this webinar, experts will discuss the connection between the deletion requirement and data privacy limits on data retention. What does the law intend to say with regard to data deletion? What are the consequences of non-compliance? Would full compliance with this requirement jeopardize AI and Machine Learning initiatives?

Speakers:
Rachel Marmor | Counsel at Davis Wright Tremaine
Andrew Shaxted | Sr. Director, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM at FTI Consulting
Pauline Salamani | Sr. Manager, Business Information and Security Office – IBM

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https://youtu.be/9j14BXk0LHk

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Enable Governance and Value in the Information Economy: Through Data Cataloging, Categorizing, and Mapping

December 12, 2018

Data is the world’s newest currency. Information Governance is the path to capitalizing on your investment in data. At the heart of governance is cataloging, categorization and mapping. Not knowing what data you have, where it is, how to protect it, how it complies with laws, its quality or its context, makes it difficult or impossible to monetize this valuable commodity. This webinar will focus on the reasons for mapping, cataloging and categorizing your information, in all of its various forms and locations, to address concerns in security, compliance, quality, eDiscovery and more.

https://youtu.be/r2V6SisGfTA

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Information Governance Benchmark Report

November 13, 2018

Information Governance is now a key topic in boardrooms around the world. CGOC surveyed IT, legal, privacy, security and business professionals across the globe.

The research shows that 80% report progress on their Information Governance programs, yet only one-third currently have an automated defensible disposal program in place. With 60% percent of the information in most companies have no business, legal or regulatory value.

How does your company stack up? Become a member to download the information governance benchmark report 2018 to find out:

– The top information governance trends companies are investing in for 2019
– The biggest challenges holding companies back from achieving their information governance goals
– The model companies use to mature across legal, records, privacy and security, IT and business lines.

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News and Events

Establishing Efficient Data Governance Processes to Add Business Value

September 19, 2019

A recent report by The Compliance, Governance and Oversight Counsel found that 60% of corporate data has no “business, legal or regulatory value.” If an organization is flooded with information, it complicates the protection of sensitive data, boosts storage costs, and hinders an employee’s ability to locate necessary information among thousands of files. A holistic information governance program tackles all these issues and provides businesses with analytical insights and value.

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Best practices for building an information governance program that will last

July 24, 2019

This Q&A with Aaron Bryant, PMP, is based on a series of interviews I’m conducting with thought leaders who are steering their organizations through the challenges of developing an information governance program.

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Privacy, Compliance Pose Big Challenges for In-House Counsel

June 21, 2019

Hear more from Heidi Maher, Executive Director of the CGOC at the 2019 Bloomberg Law In-House Forum West on June 20 in San Francisco, where corporate counsel from Fortune 500 businesses and leaders from top law firms will gather to discuss trends in trade, regulation, and technology.

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