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I L T A W H I T E P A P E R | L I T I G A T I O N A N D P R A C T I C E S U P P O R T 38 Convergence of Privacy, Security, & Ediscovery: Making a Pro Well-Rounded B Y E R I C P U L S I P H E R A N D J O A N M WA S H B U R N A s we strive to meet the needs of our clients it becomes increasingly important to understand the broad world of data, beyond EDRM workflow. There has been significant momentum to engage ediscovery professionals outside of the realm of existing litigation, driven by awareness of the risk around cybersecurity, information security and potential data breaches. These aspects of data management present significant risk. Emerging technologies, disruption, AI, analytics, coding, metrics, big data, security, risk and compliance are more than just buzz words but rather fundamental changes to the way legal technolo professionals work every day. This presents tremendous challenges, but also tremendous opportunity. What are the differences in considering data more broadly? The three pillars are 1) Governance, Risk and Compliance, a/k/a Information Governance, 2) Cybersecurity, and 3) Data Privacy. Information governance, or IG, is the management of information at an organization that balances the use and security of information. Done right, it helps with legal compliance and operational transparency and mitigates costs. Cybersecurity is the protection of networks and computer systems to mitigate risk and vulnerability against threats to information, either targeted or inadvertent, as well as response to data breaches and other incidents. Data privacy is the relationship between the collection and dissemination of data, technolo, the public expectation of privacy, often in connection with governmental regulations such

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