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Data Privacy Alert: Indiana Becomes Seventh State to Pass Comprehensive Privacy Law

Created on May 9, 2023

Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

Indiana has become the seventh US state to have a comprehensive privacy law enacted, underscoring the need for organizations to adopt holistic privacy programs based on best practices and privacy-by-design principles rather than attempting to respond to regulations on a one-by-one basis. Overview The Indiana House of Representatives voted unanimously (98-0) to pass Senate Bill 5 on consumer data protection in April, a year after the bill had stalled out in its progress toward becoming law. Due to the legislative process in Indiana, the Senate had to vote on concurrence, before... Read More

What India's proposed Digital Data Protection Bill means for businesses

Created on May 9, 2023

Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

On November 18, 2022, the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) released the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2022 for public consideration. A drastic revision from its predecessor — the Personal Data Protection Bill 2021, the new bill proposes a comprehensive data protection regime while easing restrictions on non-personal data collection and cross-border data transfers. While the new bill is more amenable to businesses in the country, it also levies hefty fines for non-compliance, a clear indicator that organisations need to buckle up and formulate data privacy programs now. Currently, data protection... Read More

Exploring Novel Uses for Exterro Review Technology

Created on May 4, 2023

Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

Exterro client twobytwo Solutions provides computer forensic, electronic discovery, and expert consulting services to a wide range of clients ranging from public sector agencies to well-known law firms and businesses, but they’re far from a traditional legal services provider. They’re a boutique firm that prides themselves on tackling technically challenging cases and solving them using unconventional means. In fact, their name is a nod to the two-by-two tables used in epidemiologic study design, a discipline in which founder and principal Dennis Cheng earned a graduate degree. He explains, “Our cases tend to be... Read More

How E-Discovery Can Be a Gamechanger for Legal Processes in India

Created on May 3, 2023

Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

This article, authored by Exterro Director of Product Management Sathishprabhu Jayabal, originally appeared on November 9, 2022, in the Times of India.  The legal system in India, unlike other sectors, has been slow in digitalising. The rate of penetration of legal tech in India is very low. With an incipient 10% penetration level, the size of the domestic LegalTech market is $380 million now. This spells growth with a huge potential but there are a few roadblocks. Let’s look at existing realities: Most administrative processes used by legal professionals in India are ad-hoc and... Read More

Forensic Collections for E-Discovery: Key Differences between Logical and Forensic Collections

Created on May 1, 2023

Vice President, E-Discovery

Why Legal Teams Need Multiple Approaches to ESI Collection It’s more important than ever that in-house legal departments ensure that they have the capabilities to preserve data and collect it in a variety of ways from a range of different sources. The factors driving this include both the diversity of data types present in most organizations and the increase in use cases requiring data preservation, collection, and analysis. Regardless of the reason for preserving the data--an internal or criminal investigation, civil litigation, or in response to a data breach--they must use the technology and methodology appropriate to that purpose. In some... Read More

The Awards Keep Coming for Exterro and Bobby Balachandran

Created on April 27, 2023

Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

The American Business Awards, affectionately known as Stevies®, have been awarded every year since 2002 to "honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide," recognizing Exterro as a Gold Stevie winner for Large Legal Company and Exterro Founder and CEO Bobby Balachandran as a Gold Stevie winner for Achievement in Management in the legal industry. These awards continue a strong run for both Exterro and Bobby, as Exterro has earned wide recognition for its leadership in legal technology and project implementation and... Read More

Meeting the People Changing Lives with Exterro FTK: Mark Hasted, Engineer, Digital Forensics

Created on April 26, 2023

Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

Law enforcement professionals aren't the only folks using Exterro FTK software. Whether you're investigating a cybersecurity incident, conducting an HR investigation, or responding to a data breach, you can use FTK's software to find the proverbial needle in a haystack. And now, with advances in FTK Forensic Toolkit, you can do it faster, easier, and even remotely--saving professionals time, budget, and even the inconvenience of travel. Check out this interview with Exterro FTK engineer Mark Hasted to learn how FTK changes the lives of digital forensic professionals working in the private sector.  And... Read More