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Native Production—Advantages to Producing E-Discovery Natively

By Scott Lefton

Oct 17, 2016 - Native productions are on the rise. Lawyers are quickly realizing the benefits to all parties when it comes to producing files natively. Single-page TIFF productions are still commonplace among many litigators, but this graphics-only format is quickly becoming obsolete in the modern world of today’s e-discovery. With the increase in electronic data (mobile data, Internet chat files, social media and email) and the advancements in document review technology, the “paper discovery” methods of the past, like TIFF and PDF conversion, are increasingly unnecessary and no longer cost effective.

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Tags: e-discovery, pdf, tiff,

 

AccessData’s International Client Advisory Board Gathers in Barcelona

By Lori Tyler

Sep 20, 2016 - Last week, we convened a meeting of the AccessData International Client Advisory Board (ICAB) in Barcelona.

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Tags: advisory-board, icab, international,

 

Budding Mr./Ms. Robots Cyber Summer Camp Tales

By Carolyn Casey

Sep 9, 2016 - As kids head back to school, classrooms are brimming with tall tales of how students spent their summer. In 2016, there’s a new kind of summer story with unique bragging rights. The “Mr. Robot” generation headed to cyber summer camps in larger numbers than ever before. The great hope is that the Cyber generation will help solve both law enforcement and corporate cyber challenges on the horizon. Young folks infatuated with computers, information and the digital future have bright career prospects if we show them the way.

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Tags: cybersecurity, digital investigation, forensics, gencyber,

 

A 411 for CIO & CISO Digital Investigation Tech Planning

By Carolyn Casey

Aug 22, 2016 - CISOs and CIOs are increasingly attached at the hip in large organizations. They have their hands full protecting the corporation from digital threats and overseeing the company’s information technology purchases and deployments. The CISO role has grown since the Target cyber-breach. Not to mention the impact of an appellate court ruling allowing the Federal Trade Commission to sue companies for lax data security. In honoring its 2016 CIO 100 winners, CIO.com noted that outstanding CIOs “are pioneers on the digital frontier, using technology to reshape their relationships with customers and open doors to new revenue streams.” The digital transformation requires CISOs and CIOs to keep the wheels moving while innovating to lead their companies into the future.

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Tags: cio, compliance, data security, ebook, ediscovery, forensics, incident response, investigation,

 

Why Chief Compliance Officers Go for Gold in Digital Investigations

By Carolyn Casey

Aug 18, 2016 - Chief compliance officers (CCO), the architects of their company’s compliance strategy, structure and processes, are growing in numbers, especially in large corporations. These professionals must understand complex regulations and laws and simplify them down to required behaviors in a policy document. CCO responsibilities include education, monitoring and detection programs. The CCO serves as the primary contact to the regulators, and works closely with the GC during investigations and audits.

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Tags: cco, cio, compliance, investigation,

 

Global Energy Company Looks to Law Enforcement as Example for Using Technology to Manage Corporate Investigations

By Teresa Loccisano

Aug 10, 2016 - In the event of a data security breach from an outside attack or internal threat, an organization’s incident response (IR) team has one primary objective: to limit all potential damage and to do so quickly. Data breaches cost a corporation fiscal and reputational harm, as well as potentially paralyzing business operations.

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Tags: data security, forensics, ftk, incident response, investigation, processing,

 

Data Hops and Digital Chaos Call for New Discovery and Investigation Approaches

By Carolyn Casey

Jul 27, 2016 - The other week I moderated a panel for AccessData at the Masters Conference for Legal Professionals in New York City. It’s always awesome to be in New York, especially when it’s summertime, sunny and not humid.

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Tags: digital, discovery, investigation, masters conference, nyc,

 

Pokémon GO™ Security, Privacy and Legal Monsters

By Teresa Loccisano

Jul 21, 2016 - Snatching images of Pokémon® monsters on mobile phones with the Pokémon GO™ App has spread like a fever across the globe. Since Niantic, a Google-owned Silicon Valley company, launched the augmented reality (AR) game in early July, Nintendo’s market value doubled.

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Tags: byod, data sources, emerging data types, pokemon go, privacy,

 

Predictive Coding in the EU Gathering Momentum

By Lori Tyler

Jul 19, 2016 - In February, UK Master Matthews issued the first ruling in the EU that sanctioned the use of predictive coding as a basis for determining which electronic documents are relevant to a dispute. Since that ruling, viewed by many European legal observers as a belated approval of tools that litigators already had at their disposal, we’ve already had a case in which the High Court permitted the use of predictive coding (over the other party’s objection) as part of a substantial document review exercise.

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Tags: coding, cross-border, dasilva moore v. publicis groupe, peck, predictive, uk,

 

In der Zwickmühle wegen Datenschutz und grenzüberschreitenden Datentransfers?

By Abdeslam Afras

Jun 14, 2016 - Stecken Sie zurzeit in einer Zwickmühle und versuchen, sich Klarheit über die zahllosen Debatten zu Datenschutzgesetzen in Europa und Datentransfers in die USA zu verschaffen? Ich weiß, dass viele unserer Mandanten, die uns mit digitaler Aufdeckungsarbeit beauftragen, Rat brauchen und verstehen wollen, wie sie damit umgehen sollen. Deshalb biete ich diesen Monat in London, Amsterdam und Frankfurt eine Veranstaltungsreihe zum Thema an: Die

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Tags: cross-border, data, europe, privacy,

 

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