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Data Privacy Alert: Danish Bank Fined $1.5 million for Self-Reported GDPR Violation

Created on May 13, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

On April 6, 2022, the Danish data protection authority fined Danske Bank 10m DKK, approximately $1.5 million, for violations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The fine was levied not for a privacy breach, but for the inability to provide documentation regarding the storage and deletion of personal data across hundreds of systems storing data on millions of people. Overview Datatilsynet, the Danish data protection authority, fined Danske Bank 10m Danish kroner and reported it to the police for violations of GDPR, with recommendations that the public prosecutors also levy... Read More

Exterro Meme Series: Before and After Exterro Legal GRC

Created on May 13, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Before using Exterro's Legal governance, risk, and compliance solutions, a lot of legal professionals feel a little frazzled in terms of understanding their organization's data: what's being stored, where it's being held, how it's being used, what needs to be preserved for litigation and what needs to be disposed of because its overdue on its retention schedule, who has access to it--both internal and external parties--you get the picture. There's too much to keep track of, and just keeping your head above water is exhausting.  It doesn't have to be that way. With... Read More

Exterro Enhances Digital Forensic and Incident Response Automation with Major Upgrades to FTK® Connect

Created on May 6, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Enhanced FTK Connect adds power and speed to FTK® solutions with new automation, integration and visualization capabilities PORTLAND, Ore., May 4, 2022 — Exterro Inc. – the preferred provider of Legal GRC software specifically designed for in-house legal, privacy, and IT teams at Global 2000 and Am Law 200 organizations – today announced the release of its upgraded FTK® Connect digital forensic tool that adds powerful new automation, orchestration and integration capabilities to Exterro’s industry-leading platform. FTK Connect automation enables both corporations to streamline their incident response or breach investigations, and law... Read More

Case Law Alert: HBO Loses E-Discovery Sanction Motion for Data Spoliation

Created on May 6, 2022


Vice President, E-Discovery

The severity of the e-discovery sanction you seek will ultimately affect the ruling by the court. Parties must understand that seeking a severe, adverse inference instruction will require that you prove “intent to deprive” evidence, which was not shown in Sapia v. Home Box Office. Overview In this Fair Labor Standards Act case about retaliation “as a result of their participation in that lawsuit, in the form of not being hired for subsequent HBO production,” the defendant motioned for spoliation sanctions against the plaintiffs under Rule 37. At the beginning of... Read More

Exterro Meme Series: Don't Self-Own Yourself in Forensic Investigations

Created on May 6, 2022


Director of Marketing, Exterro

Don't let this be the reason your organization is unable to preserve the evidence needed to investigate and remediate a cyber attack! Exterro FTK Connect can automate collection from remote endpoints based on triggers from popular cyber intrusion solutions like Splunk or Palo Alto.By integrating your incident response tools together, you can capture forensic data immediately when a breach occurs, to determine how the breach happened and stop it from happening again... instead of falling off your bicycle and letting the bad guy get away!  And really, that's just the first reason... Read More

4 Best Practices for Keeping Up with International Privacy Regulations

Created on May 2, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Since 2018, legal and privacy professionals have witnessed unprecedented change in the realm of data privacy regulation. Since the enactment of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe, jurisdictions across the globe have revisited past privacy laws and enacted new ones. While in general the laws demonstrated a growing consensus that individuals have extensive rights over how their personal data is used, the particulars of the regulations vary widely. In the wake of these changes, many states have introduced or passed legislation enumerating privacy rights for their citizens, but much the... Read More

3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Document Review Process

Created on April 29, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Attorneys, whether you’re in-house counsel or you’re working at a law firm servicing corporate clients, it’s time we talked about your document review process. Chances are your process is pretty close to what you’ve always been doing, maybe for a decade or longer… but that’s just not going to do anymore. Things have changed in a lot of ways over the last five to ten years—and if you haven’t adapted your document review process, you’re creating unnecessary risk and doing unnecessary work, either for your own company or your clients’. First of... Read More