Meet up with Exterro This October

Created on September 26, 2023

Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

The summer is officially over, and as the calendar turns to October, we all see the leaves turning, feel the crispness in the air, lament the shortening of the daylight hours... and maybe even enjoy a pumpkin spice latte or two before we settle into the holiday season. But for Exterro, the calendar remains busy, as some of the most important conferences of the year for in e-discovery, privacy, and risk management are coming up on the calendar. While the list below isn't exhaustive, it does contain some highlights of where you can... Read More

Why You Need to Think about Data Storage Differently

Created on September 26, 2023

Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

While every organization’s technology infrastructure and data landscape are unique, it's generally accepted that both the size and the complexity of data environments have grown exponentially over the past few years. Organizations use more software applications and communication tools and create, store, and manage more data in more ways than ever before. On the positive side, this explosion of data allows organizations to realize more value in their business operations. But this increase in data volumes also increases the risks associated with that data. Whether the concern is litigation, compliance with privacy... Read More

The Revolution in Digital Forensics Has Arrived!

Created on September 22, 2023

Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

Exterro is excited to announce the launch of FTK 8.0, the newest version of the digital forensics industry's gold standard for software, Exterro FTK® Forensic Toolkit, coming on Monday, September 25th! FTK, the award-winning, court-cited digital investigations solution built for speed, stability, and ease of use,  delivers powerful time-saving automations to help agencies accelerate forensic workflows in order to close cases faster and the fastest scalable processing engine on the market, powering individual investigators and large-scale government agencies alike.  We're rolling out the red carpet (and more!) with the product getting a high profile unveiling on... Read More

Congratulations to the 2023 Hero Award Winners

Created on September 21, 2023

Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

XChange is off to a fantastic start, and we've already learned a lot about trends in e-discovery, privacy, digital forensics, and legal governance risk and compliance, but a big part of those learnings come from the members of the community, not just the people up on the panel conversations and in front of the training sessions. On Wednesday night, Exterro took some time out to recognize some of those members of the community in a special ceremony, bestowing the 2023 Hero Awards. These awards honor experts and professionals in privacy, legal, and forensics... Read More

4 E-Discovery Tips from Recent Case Law about New Data Types

Created on September 18, 2023

Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

Eight years on from the last set of major changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) governing e-discovery, you might think that the practice had settled down into a comfortable status quo. That could hardly be farther from the truth.  Since 2015, data volumes–and data sources–have continued their explosive growth. The total amount of data generated in a year is estimated to have increased eightfold since 2015, and the diversity of channels through which people communicate has increased dramatically as well. Organizations that might have used Word and Excel, email... Read More

We're Getting Close to the Happiest Day of the Year (for E-Discovery Professionals)

Created on September 14, 2023

Legal GRC Market Analyst at Exterro

If you're even a semi-regular (ok, occasional?) reader of this blog, you know that one of the biggest days of the year for Exterro--but also for e-discovery professionals at law firms, LSPs, in-house legal departments, and anywhere else they might be--is E-Discovery Day. But whether you know about E-Discovery Day and have celebrated it multiple times with us and your fellow pros... here's some more information about what's coming up this December.What Is E-Discovery Day? E-Discovery Day is an annual event in which the e-discovery industry comes together to celebrate the vital... Read More

4 Tips for Keeping Up with State Privacy Laws

Created on September 12, 2023

Director of Marketing, Privacy

Today’s privacy landscape is more complex than ever. As of late summer in 2023, five states have privacy laws in effect, with eight more set to roll out over the next two and a half years. In addition, another five states have active bills that could become law. These laws have different provisions governing to whom they apply, what rights consumers have, and what businesses’ obligations are. Complying with this fragmented patchwork of laws is rapidly becoming untenable—if it isn’t already impossible.  These forthcoming state frameworks may exert pressure on the... Read More