Remote forensic collection solutions aren’t necessarily a new revelation, they have been around and enacted by digital forensics and litigation support providers for years. What’s changed however, is the role they are playing in collections. Where as before they were a tool in a forensic examiners toolkit that was used as a convenience, in recent…Read More
In order for a forensic data investigation to be thorough and complete, forensic examiners need to have confidence that the collection didn’t miss any relevant ESI. While most ESI can be attributed to the usual suspects, natural complexities and unique case-specific challenges can often lead to data being found in more obscure areas.Read More
For those well-versed in forensic collection and eDiscovery, the thought of a client self-collecting sends up immediate red flags. An improper collection hurts a case in many ways, from counsel losing confidence in their data to even spoliations and being asked to re-collect.Read More
Custodian questionnaire’s and IT team interviews are valuable tools that help set the scope for the collection and discovery to come. It’s an important part of eDiscovery and information governance to implement data mapping best practices to ensure you’re collecting the right data, and that you’re not missing any potentially relevant ESI.Read More
If your organization has been looking for a clear and concise resource for cybersecurity guidance, the American Bar Association’s Cybersecurity Legal Task Force has you covered. They recently released the second edition of the Vendor Contracting Project: Cybersecurity Checklist, which is tailored to solo and small firm attorneys who interact with vendors that handle sensitive and confidential information.Read More
Looking for more eDiscovery and information governance content outside of your normal feed? Here are a handful of recent podcast episodes that are both funny, relevant and informative to provide some pleasure on your next commute, or whenever you have some time to spare.Read More
NIST Releases Tips and Tactics for Dealing With Ransomware
Ransomware is a form of harmful software created to inhibit access to a computer system, locking out the end user until a sum of money or specified ransom is paid. To combat this, NIST has released a guide titled Tips and Tactics for Dealing With Ransomware, complete with an infographic, two-minute educational video, and expanded PDF guide of actionable steps you can take now to protect yourself from the threat of ransomware.
Here are a few e-Discovery groups on the LinkedIn that are full of information from experts in the field of e-Discovery. Check them out and read along, and join the conversion.Read More
Education is a core part of eDiscovery. The discovery process is full of nuances, ranging from the different technology used to the workflows and methodologies implemented. It’s important for legal professionals to maintain a level of familiarity with these specific workflows relating to the various stages of discovery. However, taking your knowledge in eDiscovery to…Read More
The document review phase during a case can seem like a near impossible task. What looks like an endless pit of data is made even more complex through the mass amounts of words, phrases, characters and other searchable content that could in turn be possible evidence.
Although it may seem complicated, once understood it becomes easier to gain a grasp and control over your dataRead More