Exterro's E-Discovery & Privacy Breakdown // Bobby Balachandran

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.

Tracking Incidents and Data Breaches with Smart(er) Breach Management

Created on June 7, 2021


Founder and CEO

The following is the eighth post in a new blog series from Exterro CEO Bobby Balachandran, where he shares his thoughts on the issues legal leaders care about and his vision for addressing them. Read Bobby's last blog here. The business landscape today is more fraught with risks from data breaches than ever before. In terms of both the risk of damages from a breach and the corresponding legal risks posed by an incident, organizations are facing an array of external threats and increasingly complex regulatory requirements. Unfortunately, simply discovering an incident... Read More

How Exterro Helps Keep the Bad Guys Off the Streets

Created on May 19, 2021


Founder and CEO

The following is the seventh post in a new blog series from Exterro CEO Bobby Balachandran, where he shares his thoughts on the issues legal leaders care about and his vision for addressing them. Read Bobby's last blog here. In my last blog, I covered the exciting advancements we’re making with the Forensics Toolkit (FTK®)—things like amplifying our current capabilities with new AI to develop a “Smart Investigator” addition to help with internal and criminal investigations. We’re working on making a phenomenal tool even better, and have many fantastic things planned for... Read More

Fortifying the Forensics Toolkit (FTK) Portfolio with Exterro Infrastructure

Created on April 29, 2021


Founder and CEO

The following is the sixth post in a new blog series from Exterro CEO Bobby Balachandran, where he shares his thoughts on the issues legal leaders care about and his vision for addressing them. Read Bobby's last blog here. One of the primary reasons Exterro sought to acquire AccessData was the capabilities and depth of their flagship point solution, the Forensics Toolkit (FTK®). We were also struck by how well those capabilities fit into our own plans for the entire Exterro software platform. As we’ve fortified our platform offerings quite a bit... Read More

Data Integrity, and Why It’s Important

Created on April 14, 2021


Founder and CEO

The following is the fifth post in a new blog series from Exterro CEO Bobby Balachandran, where he shares his thoughts on the issues legal leaders care about and his vision for addressing them. Read Bobby's last blog here.When Exterro’s executive team was first considering acquiring digital forensics firm AccessData, we thought a lot about the concept of data integrity and its increasing importance in today’s enterprise data management processes. For corporations performing data collections and processing the information, validating that a data set is accurate can help ensure defensibility by actually... Read More

The Journey Continues: Legal GRC Needs to Include Integrated Defensible Processes

Created on March 31, 2021


Founder and CEO

At Exterro, we have been on a mission to stay ahead of our rapidly changing industry. Legal, law enforcement, privacy and compliance leaders must balance a broad set of business, data and operational requirements, changing regulations and exponentially increasing risks. Meeting and overcoming these challenges demand highly integrated, automated, and intelligent processes. Exterro realized that our customers could no longer be effective with a portfolio of siloed toolsets. So, we set about to assemble the ultimate Legal Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) platform. In the same way that other key business functions... Read More

Evolving Regulations, Evolving Legal Software: How Exterro is Keeping Up with the Changing Times

Created on March 17, 2021


Founder and CEO

The following is the third post in a new blog series from Exterro CEO Bobby Balachandran, where he shares his thoughts on the issues legal leaders care about and his vision for addressing them. Read Bobby's last blog here.  Over the last handful of years or so, legal departments—along with the market for legal and compliance software—have changed dramatically. As I mentioned in my last post, legal departments are moving away from point software that solves only one or two legal uses to platforms that solve a multitude of business challenges across... Read More

Becoming the Legal Platform Every Company Needs

Created on March 3, 2021


Founder and CEO

The following is the second post in a new blog series from Exterro CEO Bobby Balachandran, where he shares his thoughts on the issues legal leaders care about and his vision for addressing them. More than a decade ago, I (along with many others) noticed that most businesses and individual business units had an array of software options designed specifically to help them manage tasks and do their jobs more effectively and efficiently.But not the legal department. Providers like Peoplesoft offered HR departments the ability to manage employee information, benefits, and even... Read More