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FTK Over the Air: Digital Forensic Incident Response - Life After Law Enforcement

Created on September 16, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Make sure you check out the latest episode of Exterro's digital forensics podcast series, FTK Over the Air. In our fourteenth episode, Exterro Forensics Evangelist Justin Tolman sits down with Dan Sumpter of Exterro, Chris DeLeon of Texas Central Bank, and Amanda Fields of Blue Cross Blue Shield, to talk about making the transition to digital forensics careers after working in law enforcement. With over 50 years of law enforcement experience combined, this group discusses the strengths from their public sector careers that gave them an advantage when transitioning into private DFIR investigations... Read More

The Challenge of Releasing Legal Holds and Disposing of ESI

Created on September 16, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

On paper, releasing a legal hold seems fairly straightforward. A matter reaches a resolution, preservation obligations are lifted, the legal team informs data custodians that they are no longer required to retain electronically stored information (ESI), and disposition policies are restored. But in practice, many organizations struggle with this seemingly simple process. The consequences of failing to promptly release legal holds are more significant than many organizations realize. Prolonged holds can place unnecessary burdens on employees who have more important things to worry about than complying with legal hold obligations. Unnecessarily retained electronically... Read More

Data Privacy Alert: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Issues First Fine Under Consumer Data Right Rules

Created on September 16, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

The Consumer Data Right (CDR) Rules enables Australians to use the data businesses hold about them for their own benefit. In July 2022, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) levied its first fine under the CDR, since the rule has applied to all banks dating from July 2021. Overview On July 13, 2022, the ACCC issued a fine of AUD 133,200 against the Bank of Queensland Ltd., for its failure to provide a service enabling consumers' data to be shared as required by the Australian CDR. Under the CDR rules... Read More

The Use Of Artificial Intelligence In Digital Forensics

Created on September 9, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

As we steamroll through 2022, interest in artificial intelligence has been gaining steam—and specifically how it applies to legal and compliance technology. Essentially, the concept of AI mimics the thought and reasoning processes of the human brain and applies that to help streamline and/or automate manual processes. AI is starting to find its role in Cybersecurity, especially as it relates to filtering for false positives and taking on the manual tasks that are too time-consuming for professionals. It is finding a strong foothold as well in the world of Digital Forensics. Let’s take... Read More

Exterro and Partners Announce 8th Annual E-Discovery Day on December 1, 2022

Created on September 9, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

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, in partnership with the Association for Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS), the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), and eDiscovery Today are pleased to announce the eighth annual celebration of E-Discovery Day will take place on December 1, 2022. E-Discovery Day is an annual event in which the e-discovery industry comes together to celebrate the vital and growing role that e-discovery plays in the legal process. It is an... Read More

Information Management Leader Archive360 and Legal GRC Software Innovator Exterro Announce Strategic Partnership

Created on September 2, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

NEW YORK, August 30, 2022 -- Archive360™ LLC, the archiving and information management leader trusted by enterprises and government agencies worldwide, and 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, today announced a partnership to cut customer costs and increase security in the vital discipline of data compliance. The agreement covers managing, searching and defensibly producing information in compliance with organizational and regulatory policies, regardless of data volume, number of users and workloads processed. Through... Read More

Data Privacy Alert: Progress toward a US Federal Privacy Law Continues

Created on September 2, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

The biggest challenge to privacy compliance in the US is the patchwork of state-level laws. In recent weeks, the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA) has made progress in Congress, leading to renewed hope that a federal law will be passed. Overview of the Proposed Privacy Law The ADPPA has progressed further in the federal legislative process than any other data privacy regulation in history. While there are still many hurdles to be cleared, it has earned bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate. If passed, it would transform the... Read More