Maintaining Confidentiality of Client Information
August 17, 2015

Maintaining Confidentiality of Client Information

Maintaining Confidentiality of Client Information
Are you getting pressure from your clients to improve the confidentiality of information in your firm’s possession?  Have you been asked by your lawyers why their ethical obligations aren’t enough to satisfy clients?  Have you considered locking down your document repositories as a response?  Listen to two veteran law firm technologists discuss their experience with these issues and more.
Scott Christensen
Scott Christensen is currently a CIO at Large, serving in technology leadership positions with national and global law firms over the past 25+ years. At Edwards, Wildman Palmer LLP, Scott served as the Director of Technology (US) and Information Security. Prior to Edwards, Wildman, he was the IT Director at Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP. He has served in numerous industry volunteer roles including six years on the Board of Directors for the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), and two years as ILTA’s President.  He served on the planning committee for ILTA’s 2014 and 2015 LegalSec (Information Security) Summit, and is a member of the Law Firm Information Governance Task Force, an IG ThinkTank sponsored by Iron Mountain. 
 
He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences including ILTA, ARMA and ALA on the topics of leadership, hiring and retaining staff, information governance, information security, electronic records management, risk management and cloud computing. He enjoys teaching occasional college courses in the areas of Computer Science and Business Management. Scott also has experience serving on the Board of Directors of other non-profit organizations with oversight over finance, personnel and governance matters. 

Brian Donato
With 28 years of experience ranging from software developer to process engineer to security officer to IT director, Brian Donato brings a broad technology and business background to his current position of CIO at the law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP where he has worked for the last 17 years.  Brian is married with 4 kids and 1 dog, all currently connected to the Internet of Things. 

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