Merchants Information Solutions Extends Alliance with Jackson Lewis to bring JLSecure™ Data Security Compliance Portal to SmartIDentity for Business Members


07/09/2019

Merchants Information Solutions Extends Alliance with Jackson Lewis to bring JLSecure™ Data Security Compliance Portal to SmartIDentity for Business Members

Merchants Information Solutions Extends Alliance with Jackson Lewis to bring JLSecure™ Data Security Compliance Portal to SmartIDentity for Business Members

JLSecure™ adds comprehensive resources for data security and breach response to SmartIDentity for Business

Phoenix, AZ July 9, 2019 – Merchants Information Solutions, Inc., a leading data breach risk management and identity theft solution provider and Jackson Lewis P.C., recently named one of the country’s top law firms for cybersecurity and data privacy by the BTI Consulting Group, have extended their strategic alliance to bring the cutting-edge Jackson Lewis JLSecure™ data security compliance portal to SmartIDentity for Business members through an exclusive agreement.

“We are excited to further expand our alliance with Jackson Lewis by providing SmartIDentity for Business members with access to JLSecure. We feel JLSecure™ is the industry’s foremost SMB data security and compliance tool and we are confident this solution will serve as a valuable resource for our members,” said Russ Johnson, President and CEO of Merchants.

“The addition of JLSecure™ further reflects our commitment to advancing the industry’s foremost SMB data breach response solution,” Johnson continued.

“Small and mid-sized businesses continue to be targets of cyberattacks, often lacking sufficient resources for compliance, education, and incident response,” said Joseph J. Lazzarotti, Leader of Jackson Lewis’ Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity practice group. “Merchant’s SmartIDentity platform brings these and other valuable resources together, along with top-notch customer service, and we are pleased to be included in this SMB offering.”

Developed by Jackson Lewis’ multidisciplinary team of CIPP certified attorneys, JLSecure™ offers SmartIDentity members the following unique features:

  • Interactive state law maps populated with plain language FAQs that help users navigate key provisions of all U.S. state breach notification laws, as well as reasonable safeguard laws, data destruction laws, and other data security mandates;
  • High-level interactive assessment tools for data security compliance and breach response readiness, including a dynamic business risk score;
  • Sample policies, including a written information security program (WISP) wizard, to ensure users have reasonable policies and procedures to safeguard their information; and,
  • E-learning capabilities, including federal and state government resources, white papers and other materials.

About Merchants Information Solutions
Merchants Information Solutions, founded over a century ago, is a leader in consumer and business Identity Theft and data breach solutions. Through its industry-leading SmartIDentity and SmartIDentity for Business lines Merchants protects the identities of over 10 million consumers and businesses each day. Merchants is one of only a handful of Identity Theft solution providers that offer full-managed recovery, the gold standard in identity restoration.

For more information please visit: http://www.merchantsinfo.com

About Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 900 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. Named the "Innovative Law Firm of the Year" by the International Legal Technology Association, the firm’s commitment to client service draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice. Additional information about the firm can be found at jacksonlewis.com.