eDiscovery

NIST Release Privacy Framework – a Tool for Managing Risk

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has just released version 1.0 of the NIST Privacy Framework; a new tool centered around managing privacy risk. In addition to covering general best practices and strategies for organizational data control, risk management & compliance the publication also highlights the the relationship between the Privacy Framework with NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework.

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Challenges Surrounding Social Media Discovery

Social media has the potential to complicate cases from the first meeting with a client all the way through the delivered ruling. With the increasing popularity of social media across multiple platforms and devices, social media discovery is more likely to play a major role in litigation these days than not. Yet, despite its prevalence, there are still some very big challenges in using evidence from social media effectively during litigation. In are additional challenges.

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IoT (Internet of Things) Snapshot

Technology is connecting our lives like never before due to countless Wi-Fi enabled gadgets and thousands of mobile applications. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the ever-increasing network of devices that have their own IP address; think about your phone, smartwatch, GPS, tablets, Google Glass etc. Devices that were once standalone such as the thermostat, vehicle sensors, medical implants, alarm systems, and garage doors can now all be networked to the internet.

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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Overview

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) gives customers extensive new rights protecting their personal information. Under the new regulations business will need to publicly disclose their data sharing and privacy practices and give them the option to have their data cleared. One goal of this is to clear away unsolicited marketing and allow consumers the…

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Controlling Your Data: Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is technology that aids in converting paper based documents, images and large volume repositories into electronically searchable and archival data. OCR can work with both hard copy data and digital information helping reviewers and teams boost visibility and control over their data.

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Primer on Dark Data

Dark Data is all of the “non conventional” sources for data that are commonly overlooked in discovery. Dark data can be unstructured and a lot of the time can be a daunting unstructured repository of information assets. These types of data are similar to big data and are also a part of the bigger whole…

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