The 'G' in GRC, GitLab's security governance discipline helps to define, train and measure security strategies and progress toward security objectives by creating a set of processes and practices that run across departments and functions. By following a Governance framework, GitLab ensures accountability, fairness and transparency in both how the company runs and how it communicates with its stakeholders.
These are the core responsibilities of the security governance discipline.
Keeping the organization on track and within established boundaries to ensure compliance with laws and regulations while maintaining GitLab's Information Security Policies. Providing guidance, consistency and accountability to streamline internal processes and align with GitLab's values and mission.
Measuring performance effectiveness of our security controls, against a plan to prevent security incidents and safeguard sensitive data to improve the security posture of GitLab and the reduction of risk. "If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it" -Lord Kevin.
As the world of regulatory compliance is always evolving and GitLab is growing, it is important to continue monitoring for changes, updating existing controls and implementing new regulations as needed helps to improve the security of GitLab.
Managing the GCF control framework, to include changes as a result of the risks and regulatory requirements.
Creating and managing security compliance trainings to ensure GitLab team members are aware and trained in security core competencies.
Managing all compliance activities within ZenGRC such as Control Testing, UARs, Vendor Reviews and Risk Assessments to automate, integrate and streamline business processes to increase GitLab's Information Security Program maturity and deliver measurable ROI.