March 2018 Building and Maintaining Robust GDPR Program


 Buildind and maintaining a robust GDPR program (7 CPEs)



Kickoff and Planning workshop with relevant stakeholders to begin to launch an effective response program to the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) across the organization. This workshop is designed to engage senior management and other key stakeholders across the business on the challenges posed by the GDPR, and the benefits of proactively demonstrating that the company is in compliance with the new requirements.

TrustArc will develop a tailored workshop to include the following core topics:

  1. GDPR Overview & Impacts to the Company

Overview of the GDPR, history of European privacy frameworks, goals and background of the GDPR, how it differs from the EU Data Protection Directive, key new requirements and how it applies to the Company’s footprint and data processing activities.

  1. Key Privacy Risks and Trends that Arise From the GDPR

  • Fines & Penalties. Discussion of privacy risks to the organization, regulation of the GDPR, supervisory authorities, courts and the European Data Protection Board, including the new levels for contraventions

  • Organizational Risks. Analyze the organization’s current privacy regime; identify gaps and key risks.

  1. Building a GDPR Response Program

  • Privacy Governance & GDPR. Overview of the key components of a privacy management system, setting the “main establishment” for processing, and suggested approaches to begin a privacy governance program with particular focus on GDPR Response

  • Best Practice Frameworks. Overview of assurance mechanisms, certifications, frameworks, and tools used by organizations to manage privacy risk related to the GDPR. Discussion of applicability to the organization and review of industry benchmarks

  • Establishing Goals and Objectives. Interactive discussion on management goals and priorities resulting in agreed upon draft of short, medium and longer-term goals to manage privacy risk related to the GDPR

  • Measurable Success Objectives. Set measurable objectives underlying stated goals, ensure success criteria can be set and achieved

  • Planning and Team Development. Identify future milestones, next steps, and options for conducting a deeper GDPR privacy risk assessment. Formalize the privacy structure within the organization with identified members and defined roles / responsibilities

4.  Maintaining GDPR Program

Margaret Alston, (CIPP/G/C/M) Consulting Program Director

Margaret has more than 15 years of Privacy experience, much of that at the VP level. She started out in the consulting world, managing a privacy boutique firm’s consulting organization, Privacy Council. She scoped, bid, planned, resourced, managed, and in some cases performed hands-on for EU, HIPAA, GLBA, COPPA, and Web site privacy projects. She is IAPP certified for basic, Government, Program Management, and Canadian privacy, she has covered a broad range of data stewardship issues in the US, India, EU, Australia, and Canada.


Training Fee

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Early Bird

(by 3/10/2018) 




$ 200

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$ 275


Cancellation / Refund Policy:

ISACA Silicon valley aims to keep the costs minimum for such events. Also due to prior payments made to conference venue and instructor, no cash refund will be provided. If you cancel your registration one day prior to the event, a credit will be given to attend a future event in 2018 (Conference / Training). No credit will be given for the cancellation request on the day of the event or later.


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Friday, March 23, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT
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