According to legendary marketer, Seth Godin “The digital asset that matters is trust. Awareness first, then interaction, and maybe a habit, but all three mean nothing if they don’t lead to permission and trust. The privilege of connection. Everything else is slippery.”
Security, financial crime, resilience, fraud, loss prevention, operational risk, privacy, and data ethics are becoming increasingly intertwined in our digital and data-driven world and a robust governance, risk and compliance framework is a critical component to building and maintaining trust.
The acceleration of digital transformation driven by the pandemic, the rise in social activism with movements such as #MeToo and Black Lives Matter, the focus on the impacts of climate change, the challenges of rolling out under regulated AI initiatives all have significant impact and, in many cases, unintended consequences when technology collides with society.
To innovate with speed and confidence, organisations need to address all the above with integrated solutions, with a unified vision and with collaboration rather than a ‘silo mentality’.
Cisco has recently published what it calls its ‘New Trust Standard’, a benchmark for assessing an organisation’s trustworthiness -
Harvey Jang, Cisco’s Chief Privacy Officer said,
“Transparency, clarity, and control are integral to building and maintaining consumer confidence.”
Zubin Randeria, Lead Cyber Security Partner, PwC United Kingdom says;
“Business today is digital. Leaders who recognise that safety, security, reliability, privacy, and data ethics are the five defining strategic assets of the digital age are those who will create distinctive organisations with enduring value. This is what we call Digital Trust.”
Marius von Spreti, Partner, Leader Cyber Risk, Deloitte said;
“In times of ever-accelerating digital transformation, trust remains the foundation and the only compass we have on our path to the future. We need to get this right and build digital trust in everything we do.”
Against this background GRC World Forums has announced the launch of Digital Trust Europe taking place in May & June 2022 as in-person events and global livestream experiences.
Nick James, CEO of GRC World Forums says; “We are extremely excited to launch this initiative and be able to bring all of our brands, our community, our network of global subject matter experts and thought leaders together in three major cities across Europe. Whilst amplifying and sharing, the message, insight and expertise globally via a livestream and on-demand experience.”
“We are all having to navigate new challenges as we enter the post pandemic era and Digital Trust Europe will present a curated programme and content-rich schedule of keynotes, panel debates and presentations that will address the major part that governance, risk, compliance professionals and business leaders have to play.”
“Delegates will learn from global corporations, policymakers, regulators, and innovative thinkers. Perceptive insight, facilitated learning and information sharing committed to achieving ‘Digital Trust’.”
What is Digital Trust Europe?
Digital Trust Europe will take place through June, July & September 2022, visiting five major cities;
→ London 7th & 8th June 2022
→ Dublin 28th & 29th June 2022
→ Stockholm 20th & 21st September 2022
→ Amsterdam 27th & 28th September 2022
→ Brussels 29th September 2022
Digital Trust Europe will also be available to a global audience via livestream.
Each city will co-host four events;
The global regulatory landscape is constantly evolving
The rules are becoming increasingly complex and nuanced. Security, financial crime, resilience, fraud, loss prevention, privacy, and data ethics are becoming increasingly intertwined in a digital and data-driven world and to innovate with speed and confidence, organizations need to address all the above with integrated solutions.
In today’s digital world, organizations must prioritize trust and a robust governance, risk and compliance framework is a critical component to building and maintaining trust.