Lighthouse recognized as a Microsoft Security Excellence Awards winner for Compliance & Privacy Trailblazer


May 9, 2024

Lighthouse, a leader in technology-enabled eDiscovery, compliance, and information governance services, today announced it won the Compliance & Privacy Trailblazer award for its Copilot for Microsoft 365 offering at the Microsoft Security Excellence Awards 2024. This is the third year in a row that Lighthouse has received a MISA Excellence Award. The company’s launch of its Copilot offering, and its continued innovation and achievements around data security over the past 12 months have further elevated and distinguished it within the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), an ecosystem of independent software vendors (ISVs) and managed security service providers (MSSPs) that have integrated their security products and services with Microsoft Security technology.

Award winners demonstrated excellence across security, identity, management, compliance, and privacy during the past 12 months.

“We’re thrilled that Lighthouse continues to be recognized with a Microsoft Security Excellence Award, this year specifically due to our Copilot for Microsoft 365 offer,” said Jamie Brown, Vice President, Global Advisory Services. “Drawing on our unmatched, deep familiarity with generative AI in the compliance and legal technology space, we are the first partner to develop a legal and compliance Copilot solution. Lighthouse’s Gen AI Assessment for Copilot will ensure that organizations implement Copilot in a legally defensible and complaint manner that mitigates legal, privacy and compliance risks."

“Thanks to the Microsoft and MISA teams for recognizing Lighthouse’s dedicated efforts to helping our clients build out their information governance programs so they can maximize their investment in technology and licensing to facilitate secure and compliant enablement of generative AI within their organizations," said Chris Baird, Lighthouse Copilot leader. "With more than 25 years of partnership with Microsoft and 5+ years of generative AI experience using Large Language Models for legal, our team is equipped to provide companies the playbook for implementing Copilot to keep up in a secure, compliant, eDiscovery friendly manner."

At the Microsoft Security Excellence 2024 Awards on May 6, 2024, Microsoft announced award winners in 9 categories honoring partner trailblazers, customer and technology champions, and changemakers. This is the fifth-year awards were given. Lighthouse won the Compliance & Privacy Trailblazer award.

“I’m so pleased to congratulate Lighthouse this year’s Microsoft Security Excellence awards recipient for Compliance & Privacy Trailblazer award,” said Vasu Jakkal, CVP, Microsoft Security. “Our partner community plays such an important role in helping our customers navigate a rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape. Each of this year’s recipients demonstrates true innovation and an inspiring dedication to the mission of security. We are so proud to work alongside them in a shared commitment to building a safer world for everyone.”

Established as an association to bring together Microsoft leaders, ISVs, and MSSPs, MISA focuses on collaborating to combat security threats and create a safer environment for all. Its mission is to provide intelligent, industry-leading security solutions that work together to help protect organizations at the speed and scale of AI in an ever-increasing threat landscape. Together with Microsoft stakeholders, MISA members voted on the Microsoft Security Excellence Awards, recognizing their peers' efforts towards enhancing security. 

About Lighthouse

Lighthouse is a global leader in eDiscovery and information governance solutions to manage the increasingly complex landscape of enterprise data for compliance and legal teams. Since our inception as a local document copy shop in 1995, Lighthouse has evolved with the legal technology landscape, anticipating the trends that shape legal practices, information management, and complex eDiscovery. Whether reacting to incidents like litigation or governmental investigations or designing programs to proactively minimize the potential for future incidents, Lighthouse partners with multinational industry leaders, top global law firms, and the world’s leading software provider as a channel partner. For more information, visit

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