Second Ice Miller Attorney Becomes Certified Information Systems Security Professional
Ice Miller LLP is proud to announce that Partner Stephen Reynolds has joined attorney Nick Merker on becoming a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). With the addition of Stephen’s certification, Ice Miller’s Data Security and Privacy Practice now boasts two CISSPs, three Certified Information Privacy Professionals (CIPP), two Certified Information Privacy Technologists (CIPT), and a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM).
“Achieving this CISSP certification is a great example of how Stephen, and other Ice Miller attorneys continue to stay ahead of a changing world,” said Steve Humke, chief managing partner at Ice Miller LLP. “Having two CISSP-certified attorneys helps Ice Miller build solutions for its clients by speaking directly with their most experienced computer engineers to isolate and understand issues as quickly as possible.”
As a former computer programmer and IT analyst, Stephen is uniquely able to and routinely uses his computer background in cases involving data security and privacy, electronic discovery, social media discovery and computer forensics. Stephen is a frequent presenter on data security and privacy, electronic discovery and social media discovery. Along with his recent certification, Stephen is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Nick Merker is a former systems, network and security engineer with hands-on technical experience in both the public and private sector, including an Internet service provider, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications and Classified Ventures/Cars.com. Nick is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (1057505), RedHat Certified Technician and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Information Technology. Nick is also a Faculty member for the International Association of Privacy Professionals where he leads privacy training to executives, engineers and managers in the privacy arena. Nick has led privacy training at Twitter, Microsoft, Intel, RackSpace and other technology companies.
Ice Miller’s Data Security and Privacy Practice advises clients on all aspects of the business, technological, legal and regulatory issues that relate to protecting such information. The group aids clients in developing information privacy and security programs, modifying such programs to reflect changes in the business or legal landscape and investigating and responding as quickly as possible to incidents that might arise. With experience throughout multiple legal disciplines, Ice Miller provides end-to-end coverage of privacy and data security issues.
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