Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council

CGOC is a forum of over 3,800 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

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

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 2018

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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Leveraging Technology and Process to Automate Record Categorization and Data Classification

October 31, 2018

Join us as we explore the topic of automating recording categorization and data classification. We’ll examine how a healthcare company identified and classified records within 1.5 billion messages, and developed a BAU process for record classification.
Meet our Faculty and Speakers: Anthony J. Diana, co-chair of Reed Smith’s IP Tech & Data Group and Jake Frazier, Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting.

Watch the OnDemand Webinar https://youtu.be/B4xNpcs-nL8

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News and Events

CGOC Regional Meeting on April 25th, 2019 | New York City, NY

Register today for a premier data privacy event in New York City. Join thought leaders from legal, IT, privacy, and security.

IG Assessment Models: Use the right tool for the job

March 6, 2019

Organizations are ramping up their Information Governance programs in today’s risk and regulatory environment that increasingly emphasize the need to reduce information risks and costs while maximizing information value.

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What business leaders can learn from Jeff Bezos’ leaked texts

February 18, 2019

Real change will come when our leaders understand that data privacy and security can increase profitability and reliability. For example, the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council reports that an enterprise will spend as much as $50 million to protect 10 petabytes of data, and that $34.5 million of this is spent on protecting data that should be deleted. Serious efficiencies are waiting to be realized and serious cryptography can help.

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