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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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Internal Investigations – 10 Ways To Be a Cyber Sleuth

September 18, 2017

Cyberattacks aren’t the only significant threats facing enterprises today. Companies often find themselves needing to conduct extensive and costly investigations into employee behavior. Investigators typically face two common challenges. First, finding answers often lies in analyzing mountains of data. Second, the answers must be found quickly. Investigative speed has the potential not only to limit the damage caused by the original transgression, but also to dramatically reduce legal costs and manage corporate risk.

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Building a Business Case for a Data Privacy Program

January 30, 2017

To establish and maintain a comprehensive, organizationwide data privacy program, there are 10 foundational business and technical requirements to consider.

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Disposing of Digital Debris: Information Governance Practice and Strategy in Action

November 21, 2014

Employing EDRM’s Information Governance Reference Model (IGRM) in conjunction with the CGOC’s Information Governance Maturity Model (IGMM), organizations can define their information governance strategy.

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IGRM v3.0 Update: Privacy & Security Officers As Stakeholders

October 21, 2012

The purpose of this white paper is to provide corporations, analyst firms, industry associations, and other parties with a stronger understanding of how the IGRM framework facilitates better cooperation among stakeholders, drives cross-functional processes, and aligns information governance goals across the organization.

CGOC Benchmark Report on Information Governance  

January 10, 2012

CGOC, in concert with EDRM and the Information Governance Reference Model project, decided to assess the gap and how companies are addressing it in a first-of-its-kind survey of legal, records and IT stakeholders from financial services, energy, life sciences, insurance, consumer goods, chemical and other industries.

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Elements of the Modern, Executable Retention Schedule

January 3, 2012

How the Modern, Executable Retention Schedule Can Open a Channel for Routine Disposal to Stem the Rising Tide of Information

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Social & Mobile Media: Discovery Practices & Considerations

January 3, 2012

Social and mobile media are rapidly converging, and their pairing is an important trend for those concerned with electronic discovery.