Archive for December 2012

Data Storage Media Volatility: eDiscovery Challenges, Solutions, and Good Habits

Guest Post By Peter SternkopfTERIS Chief Technology Officer As 2013 begins, legal technology industry service providers and their customers face a growing challenge: the responsibility to mitigate the risks and exposure of managing and maintaining client data (PII, PHI, PCI, etc.). Considering the sheer volume of data currently circulating, not to mention the volume of…

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Psssst….did you notice? TERIS has a new website!

We’re very pleased to announce the launch of our newly revamped website. This bright, user-friendly site provides an enhanced information rich platform for legal professionals. The goals of the new site are to allow visitors to more easily navigate through TERIS’ services and solutions, gain a comprehensive understanding of the many issues surrounding legal technology…

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The Perils of eDiscovery

Guest Post by Julia Romero Peter, Esq.TERIS Vice President, Business Development For the past thirty years, electronic data storage systems have evolved so rapidly that many corporations struggle to understand the legal ramifications of inappropriate information retention methodologies. While it is immediately seen as unethical and illegal to physically shred incriminating documents in anticipation of…

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Increases in Technology vs. Decreasing Privacy

A Guest Blog Post by Mike Dejopopompak, EnCE Invasion of privacy has always been a concern, yet the interpretation of the Fourth Amendment and definitions of what constitutes a reasonable expectation of privacy at all are changing right alongside advances in technology and adoption of eDiscovery. History of Privacy As recently as 2007, the United…

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Technology-Assisted Governance: Moving Assisted Review Leftward

Guest Post by Adam Wells TERIS Vice President, Business Development & eDiscovery Services There’s no disputing that Assisted Review (AR) is recognized as an acceptable (read: defensible) method for streamlining both the time and expense encountered during ESI review.  AR advocates can be found across the spectrum – both defense attorneys and plaintiff attorneys have begun…

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Technology, Privacy, and Convenience

Guest Blog Postby Mike Dejopopompak, EnCE Smart phones, tablets, and inventions of the post-PC era have changed the way we communicate with one another.  Just a few decades ago, people were reluctant to give their credit card numbers and social security information over the phone.  Now the norm is to have multiple account credentials stored…

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New E-Discovery Guidelines Issued by the Northern District of California

By Shawn SieckTERIS Executive Vice President, Business Development and eDiscovery Consulting The Northern District of California issued a new series of guidelines regarding the discovery of electronically stored documents.  The guidelines, which included a revision of the Standing Order for All Judges in the Northern District of California, were created to provide a set of…

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