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Deloitte Earns First-Ever Authority to Operate for Litigation Support Systems

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte has been awarded the first-ever Authority to Operate (ATO) for litigation support systems from the U.S. Department of Labor. The ATO will allow Deloitte to host litigation data for the agency outside its firewall as it transitions into the cloud under the Office of Management and Budget's Cloud First policy.

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Beyond data hosting, the ATO will allow Deloitte to offer the U.S. Department of Labor and other federal agencies e-discovery, document management and forensics capability support.  It also positions Deloitte to support other federal agencies with security requirements under The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FEDRAMP).

"Deloitte is proud to be first to earn the Authority to Operate for litigation support systems," said Chris May, principal, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, who focuses on discovery services for government agencies. "Our work on this ATO is indicative of Deloitte's commitment to meeting and upholding the stringent security standards necessary to support the government-wide effort to transition data into the cloud."

The ATO assessment was performed under the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002.  It was awarded after a comprehensive review of Deloitte's information management security policies and information technology infrastructure.

About Deloitte Discovery
Deloitte Discovery is a one-stop service that provides corporate legal departments and counsel with assistance for discovery-related issues including designing and implementing e-discovery readiness plans, performing data collection, data filtering, processing, hosting, document review and production, and utilizing advanced analytics to help improve efficiency and defensibility.

As used in this document, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.  Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.


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