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Forensic Collection in Zero Trust Environments

Created on May 16, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Zero Trust environments have become a hot topic in information technology and cybersecurity news in 2022, in large part because of the federal government's announced strategy to move toward zero trust architecture in January. Of course, it's not just public sector organizations that are adopting zero trust standards--it's also private enterprises. Whatever the nature of your business, it's understandable to want to learn more about zero trust environments and how to conduct effective forensic investigations in them. If that describes you, then make sure you check out Episode 6 of FTK Over... Read More

Cyberinsurance: Another Reason Why You Need Digital Forensics Software

Created on May 16, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

We all know that the risk of cyberattacks of all sorts is constantly increasing. Malware, ransomware, and data breaches continue to proliferate not just at large corporations, but also small- and medium-sized businesses including law firms and legal service providers. Overall, in 2021, businesses suffered 50% more cyberattacks per week than the previous year, and corporations around the globe expect an increase in attempted breaches to continue throughout 2022. Preventing cyberattacks is now so critical that cyberinsurance applications require organizations to answer more and more questions about their cybersecurity technology and practices... Read More

4 Data Mapping Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Created on May 13, 2022


Content Manager at Exterro

E-Discovery Data Mapping Can Be Useful in Data Privacy Processes We've come a long way from the time when "data mapping" was a dirty word in e-discovery. But as data becomes more dispersed and voluminous across organizations, having a centralized resource for quickly identifying where certain electronically stored information (ESI) resides is extremely valuable. FOIA and public records requests can be fulfilled more efficiently if there are accurate, up-to-date data maps in place.With privacy regulations now creating more process complexity during e-discovery, it's even more important to ensure that you understand your data... Read More

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