Information Governance Services 

Many organizations are struggling with the handling and protection of sensitive information or information subject to regulatory restrictions, such as personally identifiable information (PII), protected health information (PHI), or sensitive business data and intellectual property.
KPMG’s Information Governance Services (IGS) can help your organization protect and enhance business value by embedding information governance in core business processes. Our IGS professionals help organizations develop a comprehensive approach to understand and classify enterprise data and map appropriate controls to help protect the confidentiality and integrity of this data both within and outside an organization’s boundaries.

KPMG helps organizations gain business value from information resources by implementing appropriate controls to improve the integrity and security of critical business data. Organizations benefit from:
  • Increased confidence in the quality of the underlying data
  • Reduced risks of data leaks and regulatory non-compliance
  • Lower costs related to errors and litigation
  • Improved organizational efficiency and less wasted time

    • Potential Benefits
      KPMG’s Information Governance Services can help organizations operate:
      Better, by helping to:
      • Reduce Errors & Mishandling
      • Increase Process Efficiency
      • Support Cultural Change/Accountability
      • Sustain Compliance
      • Optimize Portfolio Management

      Cheaper, by helping to:
      • Reduce Litigation Costs
      • Lower IT Infrastructure Costs
      • Reduce Error Costs
      • Lower Audit Costs
      • Decrease Cost of Control
      • Lower Insurance Premiums

      Faster, by helping to:
    • Reduce Process Times
    • Facilitate Information Sharing & Availability
    • Integrate Key Processes

Success Story
KPMG’s team worked with a leading international retail organization to help develop and shape a comprehensive data privacy strategy. The team met with business and technical stakeholders to fully understand the complex environment, and developed a privacy framework and tactical and strategic roadmaps to enable the client to better serve customers and reduce operational and regulatory risk.

For more information, please contact:
Greg Bell
Atlanta
404-222-7197
rgregbell@kpmg.com

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               Greg Bell

Greg Bell
U.S. Service Leader
Atlanta
+1 (404) 222-7197
rgregbell@kpmg.com

 

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Questions to Consider

  • Do you know the most valuable to your business? Do you know where it is?
  • Do employees have access to information they shouldn’t? Do they know how to handle, label, protect and transmit restricted or confidential information?
  • Have you classified which information should be considered confidential? Is access restricted?
  • How is information passed through the organization and external contacts? Is it secure?
  • Are you compliant with applicable compliance, regulatory and legal requirements related to your industry?
  • Are your information records destroyed at the appropriate time?
  • Are you prepared to deal with the media and manage the legal process after a breach?
  • Are there unnecessary information records handling and management processes?
  • Do your third-party and vendor contracts consider the privacy and security of your information important? How are they protecting it?