Exterro's E-Discovery & Privacy Breakdown

The world of E-Discovery & Privacy is constantly changing – let us break it down for you with a weekly dose of News, Resources, Case Law, and Humor, all written in a concise and easy to understand format.

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Is This A Meme? Edition

Created on January 20, 2020


Creative Manager at Exterro

No, but this is. If you, like this gentleman, aren't sure what a data inventory is or why it's important, read our guide to building a data inventory! *Butterflies not included.* Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

Managing Third Party Data Privacy Risks

Created on January 20, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

When we look at how organizations are handling new data privacy and cybersecurity regulations, there’s typically one area that falls under the radar: Third parties. More specifically, which third parties have access to organizational data—and which of those are risks due to new data privacy laws? For example, about two-thirds of the vendors that touch personal data are service providers. According to Deloitte’s 2018 Global Outsourcing Survey, the vast majority of organizations (93%) have either adopted or are considering adopting a cloud solution. Cloud solutions often connect to other data sources within... Read More

Building a Data Inventory at Your Organization

Created on January 20, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

Data lives across all areas of all different departments: legal, IT, marketing, services, sales—everywhere. Often, data lives in places many of us aren’t even aware of, due to either tribal knowledge that has long since left the organization or a lack of documentation and maintenance of important data sources. This emphasizes the importance of engaging leaders across the organization to help understand what is being and has been collected, with whom that data was shared, and where it currently resides. Such an undertaking often requires a special project manager, or team (a... Read More

Becoming the Linchpin: How E-Discovery is Changing the Role of Paralegals

Created on January 17, 2020


Director of Marketing at Exterro

Often, when you think of the role of a paralegal, things like drafting documents, scheduling meetings, and taking notes come to mind. But that's so 20th century. In reality, the role of paralegals is rapidly evolving, with traditional responsibilities being augmented or even replaced by new focus areas and opportunities for advancement. E-Discovery is playing a significant role in these changing responsibilities. More and more, in-house e-discovery teams require a dedicated project manager to coordinate operations between the team members with more specialized roles, namely attorneys and IT experts. Often this role is filled by... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Peloton Edition

Created on January 17, 2020


Director of Marketing at Exterro

Remember this lady? Well, she's back with an even more disappointing present for general counsel and chief legal officers everywhere. Luckily, we've got you covered with great e-discovery and data privacy content to help calm your nerves. Or maybe a bike ride would help? Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers... Read More

Crystal Ball or Magic 8-Ball? 4 E-Discovery & Privacy Predictions for 2020

Created on January 10, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

Predicting the future is difficult. That may seem like the understatement of the year, so far—but that doesn’t stop people from trying. Over the years, experts have made predictions of all sorts using their own data sets, algorithms, gut instincts, or just pure imagination. And given the somewhat murky outlook for 2020 in terms of new privacy rules, we thought we might give it a try—with the help of some friends of ours, of course. Below, we present to you four burning questions, and a teaser of our prediction for each... Read More

3 Data Privacy Recommendations for Security and Risk Management Leaders

Created on January 10, 2020


Director of Marketing at Exterro

New privacy regulations are creating radical shifts in societal expectations regarding data security. What started with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the UK has continued with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in the US—and these are changes require a variety of an organization’s division managers to come together to confront challenges that affect almost every aspect of daily business. But with new privacy regulations developing at a rapid pace, many organizations and their internal IT, Security, Legal, Sales departments have been left confused and “unable to adapt their privacy... Read More