Resource Guide

Resource Guide

The Cowen Group resource guide is intended to help you elevate and accelerate your career with books, blogs and resources that have been instrumental in the success of our team, in working to solve the complex issues around data protection and to the people we have placed in the Legal Community.

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SUGGESTED READING

1. The New Elevator Pitch- Chris Westfall

2. Start With Why- Simon Sidek

3. To Sell Is Human- Daniel Pink

4. The Exceptional Presenter – Tim Koegel

5. People Buy You – Jeb Blount

6. Pitch Anyting – Oren Klaff

7. Seth GodinSeth Godin is an entrepreneur and blogger who thinks about the marketing of ideas in the digital age

 

SECURITY

1.  Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It

2.   We Are Anonymous: Inside the Hacker World of LulzSec

3.  Anonymous, and the Global Cyber Insurgency

4.  The CERT Guide to Insider Threats

5.  Krebs On Security – In depth security news and investigation

6. Zero Day – Staying on top of the latest in software/hardware security research, vulnerabilities, threats and computer attacks.

7. TechRepublic – What’s worse than getting hit with a security breach?  Getting hit with an easily preventable one.

8.  CIO –  Serving Chief Information Officers (CIOs), other IT leaders, as well as the ecosystem that surrounds and interacts with them, CIO.com, CIO Executive Programs, CIO Strategic Marketing Services and CIO magazine are produced by CXO Media, an award-winning business unit of IDG Enterprise.

PRIVACY

1. Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance

2. Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff between Privacy and Security

3. No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State

4. http://www.theprivacyblog.com

5. https://www.privacyinternational.org

6. http://www.wired.com/category/threatlevel

7. https://www.eff.org

INFORMATION GOVERNANCE

1. Data Governance: How to Design, Deploy and Sustain an Effective Data Governance Program

2. Making Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Work for Business: A Guide to Understanding Information as an Asset

3. The Case for the Chief Data Officer: Recasting the C-Suite to Leverage Your Most Valuable Asset

4.  http://blogs.ironmountain.com

5.  http://barclaytblair.com

6.  http://iginitiative.com

eDISCOVERY

1. Zubulake’s e-Discovery: The Untold Story of my Quest for Justice

2. Arkfeld’s Best Practices Guide for Electronic Discovery and Evidence

3. The Basics of Digital Forensics: The Primer for Getting Started in Digital Forensics

4. http://e-discoveryteam.com {Ralph Losey}

5. http://ridethelightning.senseient.com

6. https://ballinyourcourt.wordpress.com

7. https://bowtielaw.wordpress.com

8. https://thesedonaconference.org

9. http://edrm.net

PARALEGAL / PARATECHNICAL

1. Technology in the Law Office

2. Using Computers in the Law Office

3. https://theparalegalsociety.wordpress.com

4. http://www.digitalparalegalservices.com/blog/

5. http://arkfeld.blogs.com/dpl/

6. http://paralegaltoday.com

LEGAL INNOVATION

1. Tomorrow’s Lawyers

2. NewLaw New Rules – A conversation about the future of the legal services industry

3. The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis

4. http://businessoflawblog.com/

5. https://disruptivelegal.wordpress.com

6. The Cowen Group’s Opportunity Knocks Blog –  David thinks and writes extensively on managing and developing careers, “the war for talent,” and the motivations behind investment in people, process, and technology in this rapidly evolving space. David serves in an advisory role to many clients, consulting with law firms and corporations on optimal organizational structures, maturity of leadership, and right-sizing depth of talent for their organizations.

7. http://www.lawtechnologynews.com/

8. http://www.iltanet.org

9.  The Cowen Group’s Interview Guide for eDiscovery Project Managers & Specialists

SMART DATA AND PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS

1. Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die

2. Data Science for Business: What you need to know about data mining and data-analytic thinking

3. Taming The Big Data Tidal Wave: Finding Opportunities in Huge Data Streams with Advanced Analytics

4.  http://smartdatacollective.com

5.  http://planetbigdata.com

6.  http://www.predictiveanalyticsworld.com/blog/

7.  http://www.dataversity.net