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

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. Speakers include: – Jake Frazier, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting – Anthony J. Diana, co-chair of Reed Smith’s IP…

Privacy, Security and Machine Learning – CGOC Seattle highlights and trends

October 23, 2018

Since many organizations are silo’d, cross-functional analysis of common challenges can
be difficult to arrange and attain. The Seattle event helped bridge the gap between legal and IT with a panel discussing challenges from their distinct point of view and how to work together to achieve
results for each. Data Privacy and security were addressed in three different sessions in relation to AI, international investigations and legislative updates. Finally, experts discussed how to map and visualize your data for greater overall compliance.

Download the right tools including in-depth presentations on:

– Data Security and Privacy Issues in International Internal Investigations
– Business Challenges Over Rights to Erasure & Threats to AI
– Beyond GDPR: Organizational Impact of Worldwide Privacy & Security Legislative Developments
– Marriage Therapy: IT vs. Legal
– Records Management and Data Mapping Issues in the Enterprise. Where do you begin?

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CGOC: Information Governance Process Maturity Model

July 24, 2018

The CGOC Information Governance Process Maturity Model provides a maturity model for the 22 specific processes for key information stakeholders, including legal, records information management (RIM), privacy and security, lines of business and IT. Learn how to build a robust information governance/unified governance program, including methods for calculating the cost savings associated with eliminating unnecessary information. Become a member to download the new easy print version of its Information Governance Process Maturity Model (IGPMM).

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Data Privacy and Governance – CGOC New York highlights and trends

May 4, 2018

The past decade has produced an unprecedented accumulation of data. Organizations in general and business models in particular increasingly rely on data. Maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of this data, as well as meeting the requirements of a growing list of related compliance obligations, are top concerns for organizations and enterprises alike. Even though CGOC Regional…

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News and Events

How the new California data privacy act could impact all organizations

October 4, 2018

A Q&A with Matthew Nelson faculty member of CGOC and a co-founding member and current annual meeting program chair of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Information Governance Committee. He is also a published author and nationally recognized speaker. Learn the impact of the newly amended California Consumer Privacy Act on businesses and how they should be approaching the evolving privacy landscape.

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You’ve Been Breached! Now What?

September 18, 2018

Cooperating with Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Before and After a Cyberattack Can Help Companies Minimize Harm and Legal Exposure

By Edward J. McAndrew

Many companies that suffer a malicious cyber incident such as a breach hesitate to involve federal law enforcement, fearing an overbearing investigative process, loss of control over the incident response, additional pain or injury caused by law enforcement activities, and public court proceedings. Too often, they instead take minimal steps to such outreach – usually with an eye toward regulatory compliance, rather than helping to pursue cybercriminals and pursuing long-term information security. They then hunker down and hope they don’t experience another attack.

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Legal and compliance teams critical to machine learning success

August 8, 2018

This Q&A with Jake Frazier, CGOC Faculty Member and senior managing director at FTI Consulting on how machine learning is shaping the enterprise. For this article, I asked Jake about the new and complex challenges around the adoption of machine learning technologies in enterprises. Machine learning offers business users an unprecedented opportunity to take advantage of the massive amount of data they are collecting. However, machine learning is also increasingly important to legal and compliance teams.

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