As Chief Information Security Officer, Jon Washburn leads the firm’s information governance and security program in alignment with established international standards and cyber security and risk management frameworks. Jon acts as the firm’s compliance officer, working directly with the Chief Operating Officer and Firm Counsel to ensure policies, controls, operational processes and training programs reduce IT risk and meet client and regulatory requirements.
A resource for the firm’s Privacy & Data Security practice, Jon draws on his more than 20 years of IT, information security and information governance experience to assist the team with performing risk assessments, responding to incidents, identifying information governance policy and process improvements, and evaluating information systems architecture and security controls to determine how well they might reduce the likelihood and impact of a data breach.
Since 1997, Jon has held a number of IT infrastructure, security and information management leadership roles, successfully deploying robust technology, business continuity and data governance solutions. Outside the office, Jon spends considerable time volunteering with the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) and the Legal Services Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (LS-ISAO), where he collaborates with other leaders to transform the cybersecurity capabilities and culture of the legal industry.