Exterro's E-Discovery & Privacy Breakdown

The world of E-Discovery & Privacy is constantly changing – let us break it down for you with a weekly dose of News, Resources, Case Law, and Humor, all written in a concise and easy to understand format.

UAE Unveils New “Data Law”

Created on September 10, 2021


Vice President - Data Privacy, Exterro

The federal law gives individuals the freedom to control the way their personal information is used, stored and shared, and in a manner that supports preserving the privacy of individuals and institutions in the country. The law strikes a balance by ensuring privacy of individuals and institutions and allowing the private sector to grow, innovate and prosper. Omar Al Olama, the UAE Minister of State for Digital Economy, AI and Remote Working System, was recently quoted as saying that the new legislation took into consideration "every single data law on the planet”... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Mugatu Edition

Created on September 10, 2021


Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

Seriously, so hot that we wrote a new educational guide about it. Who says e-discovery isn't funny? If you're looking for an additional laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

Spoliation Close Call Involving Paper Documents & Work-From-Home

Created on September 3, 2021


Director of Marketing at Exterro

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, more employees are working remotely, which can make the discovery of physical files more complex. As this recent case, Sanz v. Wells Fargo Bank (S.D. Fla. June 21, 2021), showcases it’s imperative that legal teams have new procedures for identifying physical documents whether they are located remotely or at a company’s place of work. Overview:In this civil rights case involving a recently fired employee, the plaintiff moved for attorney’s fee and spoliation sanctions based on the defendant’s “alleged spoliation of a physical file containing ‘documents relating to... Read More

3 Reasons Why Companies Need to Address Data Retention/Deletion Now

Created on September 3, 2021


Product Marketing Manager, Exterro

Today’s legal and regulatory environment demands a defensible data retention program. First, it is the law. Data privacy regulations such as GDPR, LGPD, CPRA, and BIPA all require businesses to address data retention/minimization as part of compliance. Companies must minimize personal data when they no longer have a legitimate business need or regulatory obligation to keep it. Non-compliance with these laws can lead to potential fines, sanctions, and even litigation. Data retention is no longer optional. Second, data retention is critical to reasonable security. Over the last 24 months, data breaches have... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Crazy Party Guy Who Doesn't Think His Company Will Get Hacked

Created on September 3, 2021


Chief Marketing Officer at Exterro

Have you ever heard someone in your organization say this to you? I bet you had the same look on your face, thinking, "man, this guy has no clue what he's talking about." As you know, it's not a matter of if but when, when it comes to data breach for your organization Be ready for when a data breach/hack occurs and learn more about Exterro Incident and Breach Management software.  Visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons or download Exterro's Legal Meme Anthology 2020 and share the fun... Read More

Freeing Up IT Security Time With AI & Chatbots

Created on August 27, 2021


Director of Marketing, Exterro

Introduction With much of the world now pretty much gone virtual, businesses across America are trying to find new ways to reach out to both prospects and existing customers. Apart from the usual email blasts and other forms of digital marketing, the use of virtual assistants is now becoming a popular norm. For the most part, we have all seen this; it is that tiny window that is lurking at the lower-right part of the merchant’s website. With this, you engage in an instant dialogue with a customer service rep (CSR) on... Read More

What Is Ransomware?

Created on August 27, 2021


Marketing Manager, Exterro

In today’s world, cyber attacks are becoming much more covert and sophisticated. Gone are the days when an attacker would be content to stealthily deploy a Trojan Horse virus to see what is going on in your computer. Now they are intent on destroying an end user’s machine; sometimes launching Botnet style attacks in order to infect and destroy thousands of other computers in the process. What Ransomware Really Is The formal definition of ransomware is “…a type of malware that prevents or limits a user’s access to their computer system, either... Read More