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UnitedLex’s Jason Straight Named a National Law Journal Top 50 Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Trailblazer

Overland Park, KS (December 10, 2015) – UnitedLex is pleased to announce that Chief Privacy Officer and Executive Vice President of the Cyber Risk Solutions practice, R. Jason Straight, has been selected by The National Law Journal for inclusion in its first annual Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Trailblazers supplement that honors the Top 50 legal professionals in the United States who have “moved the needle in Cybersecurity & Data Privacy terms of the practice, policy, and technological advancements.”

As the founder and leader of UnitedLex’s innovative Cyber Risk Solutions practice, Jason Straight has forged a unique path by recognizing and working to accelerate the convergence of legal, privacy, security and risk disciplines. After graduating from the University of Minnesota Law School and practicing law at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson in New York, Jason spent over a decade filling a number of roles at Kroll where he assisted legal and technology professionals in understanding and controlling the collision of technology and law. During his career, Jason has been involved in responding to dozens of cybersecurity, privacy and data loss incidents for organizations around the world.

Leading the Cyber Risk Solutions practice at UnitedLex, Jason has introduced services that bridge the gap between Information Security and Legal, facilitating a collaborative approach to prioritizing risk, optimizing cybersecurity capabilities and meeting legal obligations as an integrated part of the incident response process.

UnitedLex’s team of security and legal experts collaborates with information security, legal and business stakeholders, extracting and operationalizing their institutional intelligence. Then these veteran practitioners help build and manage a security program that solves, not just IT-related information security challenges, but legal, compliance and financial risk mitigation challenges, as well. UnitedLex’s solutions—delivered through on-premise operations or a turnkey, cloud-based managed service—alleviate tactical burden and allow clients to assume a forward-leaning, defensible cybersecurity and data privacy posture. In addition to fully managed security operations and event monitoring, UnitedLex provides continuous cyber risk management, threat intelligence sharing and on-call incident responders to deliver rapid response services in the event of a data breach.

About UnitedLex

UnitedLex (www.unitedlex.com) is a global provider of technology-powered services that delivers industry-leading legal, cyber risk and business strategies and solutions. UnitedLex was founded in 2006 with a singular mission to improve the performance of leading corporations and law firms and academic institutions. Since then, UnitedLex's more than 2,000 attorneys, engineers and consultants have provided unparalleled solutions resulting in risk mitigation, efficiency improvements and cost optimization for its clients around the globe. With more than $250 million in assets and committed capital, UnitedLex deploys the right blend of service and technology to support the world's leading corporations and law firms.