NEW YORK, March 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPIQ), a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession, today appointed Brookes Taney as vice president to lead its expanded data breach solutions group.

The data breach solutions group now offers clients a single point of contact to access Epiq's cross-department expertise in eDiscovery and settlement administration services, including information governance consulting, forensics, electronic discovery, breach notification, breach remediation and call center deployment.

Epiq's data breach solutions expands upon its fast-growing breach response business that has successfully responded to and remediated hundreds of data breach cases in a range of industries including retail, healthcare, higher education, financial services and government.

"Data breach incidents are on the rise, and our clients face tougher security demands, increased litigation and heightened scrutiny from regulatory agencies," said Andrew Shimek, global managing director, eDiscovery solutions, Epiq Systems. "Under Brookes' leadership, clients will benefit from direct access to the deep expertise of our global eDiscovery and settlement resources, as well as professional services that help them mitigate, prepare for and respond to breach threats."

Since joining the company in 2009, Taney has managed sales for breach response solutions and held business development roles in bankruptcy solutions, corporate services and print solutions.

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Epiq Systems is a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession, including electronic discovery, bankruptcy, and class action and mass tort administration. We also offer full-service capabilities to support litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Our innovative technology and services, deep subject-matter expertise and global presence spanning 45 countries served from 20 locations allow us to provide secure, reliable solutions to the worldwide legal community. Visit us at

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