Peer to Peer Magazine

Spring 2018

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51 WWW.ILTANET.ORG A Peer to Revere MEMBER RESOURCES EVENT CALENDAR MORE ONLINE! View a comprehensive list of ILTA's upcoming events at JUNE You specialize in security and risk management; how have recent global events changed how security is viewed at your firm? It makes us step up the game. To continue to compete in the marketplace, our clients are insisting on proper controls, in some cases the best controls, so we have had to implement them in order to compete. One of the things I've seen changing most recently is that there are more security questions in RFPs. Clients are asking for the security person to be involved in a presentation if our firm becomes one of the finalists for an RFP. It's going to be challenging for those of us with a minimal security team. As a woman in security and IT, have you felt a shift in diversity over the last few years? Yes; my background is in IT, before I got into security. I went into security due to the difficult time women had in IT. Now, my peers in other firms are much more open to diversity; in my experience, there is more diversity in the room. I'm seeing more diversity coming into legal and into security. I've noticed that peer-firms are hiring women as engineers and analysts; women are coming in and advancing at a higher level. How do you view your volunteerism with ILTA? Do you think it's helped your professional career? I think it has helped my professional development and networking capabilities for peer-firms. One thing I found when I came into the legal industry, partners are concerned with what's happening in peer-firms. They want to do what peers are doing; they want to bounce ideas off other firms. Once relationships are built, a network of individuals you trust is born. You can let you peers know what is happening; you have a trust network. You are geing information to help your firm, to beer their firm. I will be speaking at LegalSEC; I will be doing a workshop prior to the start of the conference on Strategic Design of policies and procedures. What don't ILTA members know about you? I am a winemaker. What do you do for fun? I like to travel. I'm going to cruise to Alaska this year, going from Seale up the Inside Passage. SHERRI VOLLICK Sr. Manager, Information Security & Governance Hinshaw & Culbertson And Sherri doesn't don't just make it, she has medaled in amateur competitions! She has a vineyard in Florida in her front yard; the grapes in her yard where developed by University of Florida and Florida A&M and are a hybrid grape. A Peer to Revere June 11-13 LegalSEC Summit Arlington, VA AUG August 19-23 ILTACON 2018 National Harbor, MD SEP September 2018 Ohio Litigation Support Statewide Event Dublin, OH NOV November 14 INSIGHT 2018 London November 2018 Leadership NEW.0 Chicago, IL

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