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How to Thrive in Today’s Rapidly Changing Data-Focused Environment

Created on July 2, 2020


European Marketing Director

Organisations are facing increasingly complex challenges and rising business risk associated with non-compliance to new and existing privacy regulations, data breaches and cybersecurity attacks. But it is data that is tying everything together.

The first step to protecting, using appropriately or eliminating information, is to know what you have, where you have it, why you have it and who you share it with. Without this basic foundation, you have limited chances of success achieving any Legal GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) objective.

That is why a comprehensive and robust data inventory must become the bedrock of your Legal GRC efforts. Without one, operationalising your data privacy practices, such as data retention or DSARs, is extremely challenging and inefficient.

Establishing a defensible position and minimising risk, while successfully demonstrating your compliance in audits by supervisory authorities, can be achieved with a fit-for-purpose data inventory. Your Legal GRC efforts will thrive if you build around your data map and leverage its significant value as a true business asset.

Exterro teamed up with ACC Australia to explore how new technologies can help solve your Legal GRC challenges and the similarities and differences between data protection in Australia, Europe, and the U.S.

Watch the on-demand webinar by clicking here.

Follow the link to watch the webinar replay, where leading industry experts Teresa Cleary (General Counsel and Company Secretary at Elixinol Global Limited, ACC Australia Board member), Adam Salter (Partner-in-Charge, Perth at Jones Day) and Robert Fowler (Director of Strategic Partnerships at Exterro) shared their knowledge and insight on how you can thrive in today’s rapidly changing data-focused environment.


Exterro recently teamed up with the Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) to identify and explore the impact of the COVID-19 Coronavirus on the e-discovery industry. The results have been published in this report to start to build a
picture of the impact this pandemic has had already, exploring key changes and challenges industry professionals have faced, and may continue to face in future.