Because law firms become repositories of client data as part of their engagement, it is no surprise that they are increasingly coming under attack from cyber criminals seeking to steal private, sensitive, and even confidential information. Lawyers have an obligation to protect privileged client information and firms must make reasonable effort to prevent the unauthorized disclosure of information or access to it. That duty extends to data involved in eDiscovery. [...]
In 2017, the Federal Trade Commission overhauled its litigation support infrastructure and pushed all its data into a FedRAMP authorized cloud. At the time, there was a profound need for an eDiscovery solution that met the workflow of the FTC attorneys, but there was also a greater need for data security to protect sensitive and private information. The Association of Corporate Counsel recognized the need for greater data security in [...]
Kenya Parrish-Dixon, our COO and General Counsel, recently appeared on Debbie Reynolds’s “The Data Diva,” podcast to talk about information governance within the U.S. government and private sectors. Take a few minutes to listen to the entire podcast here.
Kenya Parrish-Dixon, our COO and General Counsel, has a busy March planned! She will be speaking at three legal industry events. Join her at any of the following: ACC’s Cybersecurity Summit March 2, 11:15 a.m. ET Topic: How Companies Can Ensure Their Law Firms Have The Right Level of Information Security Description: This discussion will explore the Association of Corporate Counsel’s recently launched Data Steward Program for assessing, benchmarking, validating [...]
On March 10, ETRM Group experts will be presenting a webinar with ACEDS on the topic of the ACC's new Data Steward Program. At the end of 2020, the Association of Corporate Counsel launched their new ACC Data Steward Program which was designed to enable law firms to assess their security posture against a set of global standards and generate an information security benchmark score that can be communicated to [...]