Data Privacy and Governance Checklist for the Board

September 2022

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Are you confident in your oversight of data privacy? Leverage our Data Privacy and Governance Checklist for The Board to enhance your oversight by identifying risks, understanding your organization’s privacy practices and identifying gaps to address.

The checklist outlines the basics for understanding your organization’s risk and current data protection posture regarding the handling of personal and sensitive data.  Using this checklist, board members will be able to understand:
 
Scope Scope: Identify the data and regulations that will inform and impact a privacy program 
Assess Assess: Understand the level of risk posed by specific data interactions 
Protect Protect: Secure data from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure 
Govern Govern: Support accountability and lifecycle management of data 
Enable Enable: Facilitate a user-centric approach to data protection 
 
Make sure you’re covering all your bases—and learn what to do if you discover gaps in your data governance program.