ALM’s Ready: Epiq’s Outage and Soul Searching

Frank Ready of LegalTech News is out with an update on the after effects of the outage at Epiq Systems after the ransomware attack that took them offline. As of March 11, 2020 the systems are still down, and Epiq reiterated that no client data had been exfiltrated.

Shashi Angadi, chief technology officer at EDRM partner Exterro predicted more personnel for security saying, “I think that there’s a lot more focus on prevention. The cure is after the fact.” 

Brad Harris, vp of product and EDRM Global Advisory Council participant emphasized that Hanzo employs single tenant architecture, “If the infection comes or the virus comes into that environment, you’re only effecting that one customer’s set. … But that in and of itself does not protect you just because you’ve got all of the different tenants out there.

Mary Mack, CISSP, CEO and chief legal technologist at EDRM offers ideas on physical segregation and off line backups for ransomware preparation.

Read the full article here.


Mary Mack

Mary Mack is the CEO and Chief Legal Technologist for EDRM. Mary is the co-editor of the Thomson Reuters West Treatise, eDiscovery for Corporate Counsel and the co-author of A Process of Illumination: the Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery. She a member of the Illinois Bar and holds the CISSP among her certifications.

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