2022 June, 22

ETRM Group on In-House Influence Podcast

June 22nd, 2022|Blog|

Kenya Parrish-Dixon, General Counsel for ETRM Group, recently appeared on In-House Influence, a podcast that features interviews with some of the nation’s most influential in-house counsel. In-House Influence is a proud partnership between Polsinelli’s Washington, D.C Office and the Association of Corporate Counsel National Capital Region. You can listen to the episode HERE on their website, or on the following convenient podcast sites:  Audible, Spotify and Apple Podcast. ETRM Group’s cybersecurity, eDiscovery, technology, and information [...]

2022 May, 22

From CIRCIA to the SEC: New Government Mandates in Cybersecurity

May 22nd, 2022|Blog|

By Kenya Dixon Considering CIRCIA On March 15, 2022, President Biden signed new bipartisan legislation which enacted the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act (CIRCIA). The new Act mandates that the Department of Homeland Security define Critical Infrastructure for purposes of reporting a significant cyber incident. CIRCIA also requires that covered incidents must be reported to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within 72 hours. Additionally, CIRCIA mandates [...]

2022 March, 8

Empire Technologies Risk Management Group Acquires L2 Services – an Industry-Leading Litigation Support Company

March 8th, 2022|Blog, News|

Empire Technologies Risk Management Group (ETRM Group), the experts on data security, announces the company’s acquisition of L2 Services, a litigation support company with offices in Chicago and New York. The merger builds upon L2 Services’ existing track record and complements ETRM Group’s enterprise data management practice for corporations, law firms and government organizations. Going forward, the company will be known as “L2 Services – An ETRM Group Company.” “Joining [...]

2022 February, 24

Empire Technologies Risk Management Group Acquires the Cybersecurity and Data Protection Practice of Palmeiro & Platt Law Firm

February 24th, 2022|Blog, News|

Empire Technologies Risk Management Group (ETRM Group), the experts on data security, announces the company’s acquisition of the cybersecurity and data protection practice of Washington, D.C.-based Palmeiro & Platt Law Firm. The acquisition enhances ETRM Group’s strategic growth plan in the information governance and enterprise data management space for corporations, law firms and government organizations. “ETRM Group aspires to attract the most experienced professionals to our team. We are excited [...]

2021 December, 16

Empire Technologies Risk Management Group Acquires GoldMind Legal Cloud Solutions Company

December 16th, 2021|Blog, News|

Empire Technologies Risk Management Group (ETRM Group), the experts on data security, announces the acquisition of legal cloud solutions company GoldMind. The acquisition expands ETRM Group’s footprint in the Washington, D.C. market, enhancing its eDiscovery, data protection and data management solutions. GoldMind’s clientele includes law firms and corporations around the country with a concentration of business in the Washington, D.C. area and provides remote and in-person data support services for [...]

2021 November, 10

Why an Information Governance Policy is Vital to Your Organization and Mistakes to Avoid When Creating One

November 10th, 2021|Blog|

A solid information governance plan is only good if it complies with current security best practices and compliance regulations. As we close out 2021, now is a good time to review your information governance plan – or create one if you have not yet – and update it to reflect the current situation. We recently had a conversation with an industry insider on the topic of mistakes in information governance. [...]

2021 August, 17

How to Get Involved in the ACC Data Steward Program

August 17th, 2021|Blog|

Over the past several months, we’ve posted a series of blogs that explain the benefits of the ACC’s new Data Steward Program for both law firms and corporate legal departments. Getting started with the program is simple. Law firms: A law firm can volunteer to participate and conduct a self-assessment called the DSP Core Assessment. The results of the self-assessment are only visible to the firm, giving the firm the [...]

2021 August, 11

What to Expect with the ACC’s New Data Security Standards

August 11th, 2021|Blog|

According to the ACC, the Data Steward Program (DSP) offers “a standardized framework for assessing, scoring, benchmarking, validating and accrediting a law firm’s posture regarding client data security. It then enables secure and easy sharing of this profile with the firm’s clients or potential clients.” The Data Steward Program uses a standards-based approach that includes: Infosec frameworks Defensible due diligence Highly secure profiles and scores with controlled disclosure An open [...]

2021 June, 30

Kenya Parrish-Dixon’s Year as a Stellar Women in eDiscovery Award Winner

June 30th, 2021|Blog|

We’ve almost come up on a year since ETRM Group’s COO and General Counsel, Kenya Parrish-Dixon, learned she had been named as a finalist in the Stellar Women in eDiscovery category of Relativity’s Innovation Awards. She’s had a busy year supporting the Stellar Women initiative since then! Kenya’s involvement kicked off last September with a podcast featuring Kenya and fellow Innovation Award finalists. They discussed their spirit of innovation and [...]

2021 June, 23

The Benefits of the ACC Data Steward Program to Law Firms

June 23rd, 2021|Blog|

Many law firms today struggle with managing the many different data security requirements for their corporate clients. A large law firm could have relationships with hundreds of corporate clients, and while smaller firms may have fewer corporate clients, they still must manage the data security requirements for each. This important obligation can be burdensome to a firm of any size. Law firms become a repository for data belonging to every [...]

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