2015 Winner Profile

Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

Project Description:
This litigation-focused law firm defends companies in the pharmaceutical, technology, consumer goods and food industries, among others. Information involved in these lawsuits is extremely sensitive, and protecting it is critical. To that end, Shook embarked on an initiative to be among the first law firms to obtain ISO 27001 certification, demonstrating that the firm has a proven program for data security, and that it protects client information. The certification provides Shook clients with third-party validation that the firm's data security guidelines, policies and procedures meet international standards for best practices.
Project type:
Security Technologies, Content or Document Management, Databases or Data Warehouse
Business Functions:
Marketing, IT Operations
Business Goal:
Security, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management
John Anderson, CIO
John Murphy, Chairman
Kansas City, Mo.
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