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.

Exterro Announces Slack E-Discovery Partnership

Created on July 15, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

An Exterro integration with popular communication app Slack, which will allow users to identify, analyze, collect and review data stored within the program, has been approved as a Slack App for users of both platforms. Exterro has partnered with Slack to help customers of both platforms expand their collection abilities to ensure that all enterprise communication data is uncovered. Because Slack is an often-used tool for remote teams—and new data sources are emerging as a result of telecommuting—the new Exterro integration will significantly reduce the risk of data spoliation for enterprises that... Read More

Piecing Together the eDiscovery “Puzzle” is More Challenging Than Ever: Part 2

Created on July 15, 2020


Written by Doug Austin, Editor of eDiscovery Today. Last time, we discussed how difficult piecing together the eDiscovery “puzzle” has become, with so many new sources of ESI than ever before to manage, and we discussed some resources and challenges associated with social media discovery. Today, let’s take a look at discovery of mobile devices and messaging/collaboration apps. Mobile DevicesWho doesn’t have a mobile device these days? Whether issued by the organization or owned directly by the custodian and used under the company’s Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy, mobile devices are... Read More

North Dakota Proposed Privacy Law

Created on July 13, 2020


Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

Why This Privacy Law is Important: The bill originally introduced was intended to empower North Dakota residents to know more about the personal data collected by a company, how it is shared, and allow them to request that the data be deleted. However, the bill was amended to study the issue first. Overview/Status of Bill: This bill passed the North Dakota House of Representatives in February 2019 (ND HB 1485). Who it Applies To: If passed, it would grant North Dakota citizens the right to request personal identifiable information (PII) to be... Read More

Nebraska Proposed Privacy Law

Created on July 13, 2020


Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

Why This Privacy Law is Important: Nebraska Consumer Data Privacy Act strikingly similar to the CCPA with very few differences. The proposed bill is set up to enhance the protection of Nebraska resident’s private online data. Overview/Status of Bill: The Nebraska Consumer Data Privacy Act would give Nebraska residents additional rights and control over how their personal data is being collected and used. Under the Nebraska Consumer Data Privacy Act residents would have the right to know, the right to access, the right to opt-out, and the right to deletion of their... Read More

Louisiana’s Database Security Breach Notification Law

Created on July 13, 2020


Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

Why This Privacy Law is Important: These amendments to Louisiana’s Database Security Breach Notification Law went into effect in 2018 with three major updates: The expansion of the definition of personal informationRequired notice to affected residentsNew data security and destruction requirements Overview/Status of Bill: Amended bill went into effect on August 1, 2018. Need to Know Information: Who it Applies To: This law is applicable to all organizations that “maintain computerized information” that conduct business in the state of Louisiana. Organizations are required to provide notification in the event of a breach... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Feelin' Good Edition

Created on July 9, 2020


European Marketing Director

Just make sure you're keeping track of all of the data that's being created from the proliferation of videoconferencing! 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

Piecing Together the eDiscovery “Puzzle” is More Challenging Than Ever

Created on July 8, 2020


Written by Doug Austin, Editor of eDiscovery Today. When I was a kid, I loved to piece together jigsaw puzzles. My attention span probably maxed out at puzzles that were 200 to 500 pieces and anyone who loves jigsaw puzzles knows that sometimes the pieces just don’t want to go together, or you get to the end and you find you may be missing a piece (if you’re lucky, it just fell on the floor and you can recover it).To give us something to do during the pandemic, my wife Paige and... Read More