Last month’s International Legal Technology Association annual meeting in Nashville was jam-packed with amazing sessions, brilliant speakers, endless networking opportunities and of course a little honky-tonk!
Cybersecurity and client privacy demands are two major reasons why law firms are now taking information governance seriously. This reality was illustrated quite well by the robust information governance track at ILTA, with several sessions designed to help firms get their info/gov programs off the ground.
Rod Beckstrom’s Aug. 23 keynote address, “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad Cyber World: Imagine What You Can Do,” made it clear that there is absolutely no privacy in today’s information workplace. Beckstrom’s resume includes the former president and CEO of the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers, and the founding director of the U.S. National Cybersecurity Center.
Despite the ballroom full of attendees, Beckstrom’s presentation was effectively interactive. He engaged the audience by getting everyone into three-person groups that tackled a series of hypotheticals and questions.
Here are highlights from four other panels: