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TRU Staffing Partners Announces Recipients of 2019 Scholarship Program

TRU Staffing Partners, an award-winning search firm representing talent and opportunities in cybersecurity, e-discovery and privacy, today announces the recipients of the 2019 TRU Staffing Partners Scholarship Program.

The program, which is designed to foster training and education for professionals in the security and legal technology industries, is in its eighth year of operation and has awarded 170 scholarships, totalling more than $200K in free education and certification. TRU’s 2019 portfolio of partners and their certification, training and education delve into diverse areas of discipline including mobile forensic collection, legal data analytics, project management, processing of litigation data, cyberincident response and remediation, back-end infrastructure and application domain expertise, blockchain programming and business leadership, and technical attorney review expertise.

The following is an overview of the scholarships and their recipients:

ACEDS, a BARBRI Company

ACEDS full certification packages:

- Patrick Biggins, Averill Park, NY

- Daniel Kelly, Chicago, IL

- Chris Paley-Menzies, Welwyn Garden City, UK

eDiscovery Executive Certificate (eDEx):

- Alicia Johnson, Brooklyn, NY

- Jason Isler, New York, NY

EDT

Certified EDT Reviewer:

- JonPaul Heurich, Middletown, NY

- O’Dell Covington, Stone Mountain, GA

- Jay-Jay Flanagan-Grannemann, Columbia, SC

- Edward Halle, Landover, MD

Certified EDT Analyst

- Michael Swick, Seattle, WA

- Christopher Glenn, Philadelphia, PA

- Jeffrey, Schilling, Berkeley, CA

- Jaimee Todd, Sunnyside, NY

iCONECT

iCONECT-XERA Web Administration Certification (Project Manager Training)

- Michelle Arty, Boynton Beach, FL

- Rebecca Rockwood, Reston, VA

ICONECT-XERA Administrator Certification

- Jay Kuperstein, Bethesda, MD

- Marilyn Earls, Phoenix, AZ

IIB Council

Certified Blockchain Professional (for Instructors):

- Aaron Arutunian, Milwaukie, OR

- Vicky Bakelis, San Jose, CA

- Elsie Sanchez, Forest Hills, NY

- Tracy Ayling, Vancouver, BC

- David Stone, Placentia, CA

Certified Blockchain Professional (for Developers):

- Kenya Cobert, Upper Marlboro, MD

- Derek Bowles, Centreville, MD

- Sherri Watts, Brea, CA

- Jeffrey Wehr, Concord, CA

Certified Blockchain Professional (for Decision Makers):

- Heather Tarrant, New York, NY

- Joseph Remy, Barrington, NJ

- Roberto Lopez-Davila, Bayamon, Puerto Rico

- Natalie Noonan, Oak Park, IL

- Zarko Djurovic, Chicago, IL

Certified Blockchain Professional (for Policy Makers):

- Brendan Gilbert, Cheektowaga, NY

- Eric Pulsipher, New York, NY

- Michele Lange, Burnsville, MN

- Calister Nnona, Saint-martin D’ Heres, Isere

- Stacie Hauza, Arlington, VA

The International Association of Privacy Professionals

Scholarship for the GDPR Ready Online Bundle:

- Maureen Hernberg, Needham, MA

Nuix North America Inc.

NUIX 101 and NUIX eDiscovery Specialist Training:

- Jesse Oropeza, Whittier, CA

NUIX Foundations Investigations Training:

- Patrick Scott, Springfield Garden, NY

OpenText

Full scholarship to attend the 2019 Enfuse Conference:

- Jenifer Mcintosh, Lakewood, CO

Paraben Corporation

E3 Fast Track 3-Day Training with a E3:DS Software License:

- Joel Bork, Columbia, MD

- Nadia Pustina, Toronto, ON

Relativity

Relativity Scholarships for Beginners:

- Christopher Dube, Arlington, VA

- Sheila Grela, San Diego, CA

Relativity Scholarships for Intermediates:

- Carlene Gordon, Chicago, IL

- Celeste Rosenthal, Garland, TX

Relativity Scholarships for Experts:

- Sara Blackthorne, Portland, OR

- Lily Gandulia, San Jose, CA

All of the education and training listed above will be executed before the end of 2019.

If you are a technology company or educational organization that would like to participate in this program in 2020, please contact Andrew Brody, COO, at [email protected].

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The next webinar in TRU’s "Ask the Expert" series with ACEDS will be held on July 24, 2019 from 1:00-2:00pm ET. TRU Founder & CEO Jared Coseglia and ACEDS Executive Director Mary Mack will present "Your Burning Career Questions." Coseglia and Mack will provide a forum for professionals in e-discovery to come together and ask questions about anything from education and training opportunities, to trends in compensation or hiring practices.

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 13:00
TRU Tips

After surveying 252 global privacy professionals across 14 different industries, CPO Magazine has released the comprehensive report, “Data Protection and Privacy Officer Priorities 2019,” outlining imminent privacy challenges around the world.

TOP 3 Takeaways From The Data Protection And Privacy Officer Priorities Report 2019
  • 1 of 2 organizations spend less than $250,000 annually on data protection and privacy
  • 1 of 2 organizations allocate less than 5% of their governance, risk and compliance budget on data protection and privacy
  • 1 of 4 organizations have only a single employee handling their data protection and privacy function

Tip and TOP 3 courtesy of CPO Magazine's "Data Protection and Privacy Officer Priorities Report 2019"

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 10:26
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As part of TRU's continued commitment to representing privacy professionals (and helping people become privacy professionals), CEO Jared Coseglia will be interviewing Chief Privacy Officers, legal counsel, and partners in privacy practice groups as part of an ongoing series, Coffee with Privacy Leaders, published by CPO Magazine. Read the fifth of several interviews, "No CPO? No Problem!" featuring Brock Wanless, Groupon’s global privacy and regulatory managing counsel! Click here to read the full article!

Written by Jared Coseglia for CPO Magazine

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 09:00