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Legaltech News published Part Six of TRU CEO Jared Coseglia's series on Cyber & ESI Certifications, titled "Time, Not Buy-In, Becomes Biggest Barrier to Broader Cybersecurity Awareness," on October 17, 2017. TRU is proud to be the certification attache to the legal technology community and will be featured in Legaltech News every month with a new article about e-discovery and/or cybersecurity certification and education available (or coming soon!) to the marketplace.

Part One of this series, “Maneuvering the Madness of Cyber and ESI Education & Certification,” examined some basic and broadly accepted industry-standard certifications that can be achieved within a year’s time or less: CEDS (Certified E-Discovery Specialist), GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) and RCA (Relativity Certified Administrator) programs. CEDS and RCA are distinctly e-discovery, one vocational (product-specific) and one educational. GIAC is squarely focused on cybersecurity.

Part Two of the series, "The IGP and CFSR: Transitioning Your E-Discovery Career Into a Cybersecurity One," aimed to expose two lesser-known but rapidly accepted certifications, the IGP (Information Governance Professional) from ARMA International (Association of Records Managers and Administrators) and the CFSR (Certified Forensic Security Responder) from Guidance Software Inc., makers of EnCase and the EnCE. Both certifications aim to aid e-discovery and cybersecurity professionals alike, but in very different ways.

Part Three of the series, "Mainstream Alternatives: Cyber & ESI Certifications Making Moves in a New Era," noted that choosing certifications and education to invest in continues to be challenging, but worthwhile, for legal professionals, and takes a look at two more launching this year.

Part Four of the series, "University Usage of ESI Technology Gives Rise to Alternative Career Paths for Lawyers," suggested that for iCONECT, certifying future lawyers on XERA at the university level may help solve a talent gap issue as well as increase licensing from potential buyers of the platform.

Part Five of the series, "When Products Start Teaching Cybersecurity Process," explored how the new Nuix cybersecurity training and certification points to a pivot not only at Nuix but in the ESI and cyber community at large.

Part Six of the series, "Time, Not Buy-In, Becomes Biggest Barrier to Broader Cybersecurity Awareness," discusses Inspired eLearning's move into the legal market with the aim not to certify, but constantly educate.

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The third webinar in the ACEDS/TRU “Ask the Expert” fall series will be held on Thursday, November 30 at 1:00pm ET. The fall series features three months of career help in three areas and will have an open question and answer format on career topics of the audience’s choice! The November webinar will be, “Ask the Experts: New Year-New You, Your Year in Review & New Year Career Planning."

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 14:10
TRU Tips

A company’s biggest asset and competitive advantage is the aggregation and analysis of the data they collect.

Top 3 Takeaways From The TIP (Technology In Practice) Conference In Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • The Canadian eDiscovery and Information Governance market is growing and maturing quickly. Talent is hungry for professional development, job title and compensation realignment, and opportunity to make an impact within a firm, corporation, or service provider.
  • Canadians may be socially liberal, but they tend to be fiscally conservative—especially when it comes to e-discovery spend, whether for talent or technology.
  • Relativity does not yet dominate the Canadian market in the same way that it does the U.S. There is still widespread use of tools like Summation, Ipro, Ringtail, Venio, and more. Relativity is gaining adoption quickly, though, largely due to the vendor growth in Toronto with new players entering the market to compete with Commonwealth Legal’s undeniable dominance in the area.
Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 13:22
TRU Tips

The U.S. added 261,000 jobs last month, rebounding from a hurricane-driven slowdown in September. The jobless rate fell to 4.1%.

Top 3 Behaviors Anyone Can Utilize To Ensure Basic Business Success

  • Always look people in the eyes.
  • Have a confident handshake.
  • Always be on time.

Top 3 courtesy of Tom Gimbel, Lasalle Network, from Inc. 5000 Conference 2017

Wednesday, 08 November 2017, 14:00