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Exterro FTK® Wins Again, This Time for Innovation in Legal Services

Created on November 18, 2022


Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

The plaudits keep on coming for the deployment of FTK Central® by the West Midlands Police Force, a project in which we partnered with WMP and Microsoft on a pioneering effort that lays the foundation for a UK-spanning, national digital forensics service, enabling cases to be worked on remotely, officers to collaborate, and cases to be resolved at speed. On November 16th, at the British Legal Technology Awards 2022, Exterro was awarded the prize for Innovation in Legal Services, which recognizes us for “driving the future of technology in legal services.”... Read More

Exterro Review Recognized as Finalist for “Best E-Discovery” by 2022 KM World Readers’ Choice Awards

Created on November 18, 2022


Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

Portland, Ore., Nov. 16, 2022 – Exterro Inc. – the preferred provider of Legal GRC software specifically designed for in-house legal, privacy, and IT teams at Global 2000 and AmLaw 200 organizations – announced today that KM World Readers’ Choice Awards named Exterro Review as a finalist for the “Best E-Discovery” platform on the market. For the second consecutive year, Exterro Review was recognized in this category by KM World as one of the most innovative technologies that help organizations with extracting the right information for use by the right people at... Read More

Case Law Alert: Failure to Suspend Retention Policy Leads to Severe Sanctions

Created on November 18, 2022


Vice President, E-Discovery

With the vast amounts of data organizations store and collect, it can become difficult to know when to suspend document retention policies and preserve the data those policies govern for litigation (or other reasons). In Meta Platforms, Inc. v. BrandTotal Ltd. (N.D. Cal. June 6, 2022), the defendant’s failure to suspend their retention policies lead to spoliation and sanctions. Overview In this data privacy case around illegally collecting digital data, the plaintiff sought an adverse inference sanction against the defendant for deleting information relevant to the case. During the discovery process... Read More

How Will Your Organization Respond to this CCPA Nightmare Letter?

Created on November 11, 2022


Vice President - Data Privacy, Exterro

The original source of the Nightmare Letter was created by Constantine Karbaliotis, Counsel at nNovation LLP, in 2018 and published on LinkedIn in relation to the GDPR. With CPRA coming into effect on January 1, 2023, time is running out for organizations to comply with its requirements. The California Attorney General's office has made it clear it intends to enforce the provisions of both CCPA and CPRA, with his recent settlement with Sephora being just one example.  Organizations will no longer have the fallback of 30 days to remedy a violation; the the CPRA eliminates... Read More

Exterro FTK® Wins Best Security, Defense or Law Enforcement IT Project of the Year

Created on November 11, 2022


Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

Back in May, when Exterro announced the deployment of FTK Central® by the West Midlands Police Force, we were pretty excited. It was a pioneering project, paving the way for a UK-spanning, national digital forensics service, enabling cases to be worked on remotely, officers to collaborate, and cases to be resolved at speed. Today, we’re thrilled that the UK IT Industry Awards have recognized the hard work and technology innovation that Exterro, Microsoft, and the West Midlands Police Force have achieved together, selecting us as the Best Security, Defense or Law Enforcement... Read More

Data Privacy Alert: Uber’s Former CSO Convicted of Crimes Related to Data Breach

Created on November 11, 2022


Director of Marketing, Privacy

In October 2022, a jury found Uber’s former chief security officer guilty of two crimes associated with a data breach at the transportation company. It is the first criminal conviction of a senior executive for obstructing an investigation into cybersecurity program compliance and concealing a cyber incident from regulators. Overview On October 5, 2022, a federal jury in the Northern District of California returned guilty verdicts against Joseph Sullivan on two counts: obstruction of justice and misprision of a felony. The charges stem from the role Sullivan played in responding to... Read More

It's Time to Check Out the E-Discovery Day 2022 Schedule!

Created on November 4, 2022


Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

If you're an e-discovery buff visiting the blog, you'll be pleased to know that Exterro, in partnership with the Association for Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), and eDiscovery Today just announced the webcast and in-person event schedule for the 8th annual E-Discovery Day on December 1, 2022. You can check out the press release on our site here, or read on for additional details! As you probably know, E-Discovery Day is an annual event in which the e-discovery industry comes together to celebrate the vital and growing role that... Read More