Archive for October 2018

Digital Forensics & Ethics – Part 2

Conflict of Interest Under no circumstances should the forensic expert have any kind of emotional investment or monetary reward dependent upon either the outcome of the case, or the impact of their testimony of that outcome. Thus, if fees are involved — where the digital expert is paid for providing a forensic analysis of the…

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Digital Forensics & Ethics – Part 1

Digital Forensics As a practice and a profession, digital forensics consists essentially of the investigation of criminal activities committed with computers and other digital devices.  Digital forensics has evolved rapidly in recent years, in response to the exceptional capacity of computerized information systems to acquire, store and transmit unprecedented quantities of data anywhere, instantaneously. Regulating…

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Tips For Creating an Information Governance Plan

Effective Information Governance (IG) is an essential part of conducting business in today’s increasingly digital world. Many corporations are sill working to catch up, and have yet to implement an effective data management policy. The companies who have put policies in place are often struggling to ensure that they’re carried out properly. Developing a solid…

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5 Tips for Attorneys & eDiscovery

Simply put, in the very near future, knowledge of e-discovery will be essential for an attorney to provide competent representation. In fact, amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) have already been made to recognize e-discovery as a vital procedure for civil lawsuits. As a result, attorneys should begin to learn best practices…

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