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The Components of a Great Security Awareness Training Program

Created on September 2, 2022


Director of Marketing, Exterro

Over the past couple years, in light of the surge of hybrid and full-time remote workers, organizations have put renewed interest in cybersecurity training for employees. With all the trends in cybercrime pointing toward more frequent and more costly incidents and data breaches, there's a real incentive to making sure your training is effective. But unfortunately, it can actually be hard to accomplish the goal--especially remotely. For example, during the training you have to keep your employees engaged and motivated to pay attention. After all, you want them to maintain a reasonably strong level of cyber-hygiene after... 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

What Does Zero Trust Architecture Mean for Internal Investigations?

Created on August 26, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

While much of the current interest in zero trust architecture as a paradigm for organizational cybersecurity is a direct result of a January 2022 White House memo titled, Moving the U.S. Government Toward Zero Trust Cybersecurity Principles, the fact of the matter is that many organizations, both in the public and private sectors, have been embracing the principles of zero trust for much longer. The Rise of Zero Trust The term “zero trust” is relatively new, and its rapid rise to buzzword status may obscure some of the key ideas involved. Zero... Read More

Exterro Launches FTK® Suite 7.6, Introducing Mobile Parsing, Automation Capabilities, and Industry-First Remote Endpoint Triage

Created on August 26, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Exterro FTK Gets Evidence Into the Hands of Investigators Faster Than Ever Today, Exterro, Inc. announced the debut of Exterro FTK® 7.6, which offers the fastest scalable processing engine on the market. The newest update applies to the entire portfolio of FTK products including FTK, FTK® Lab, FTK® Enterprise, FTK® Central, and FTK® Connect, and is purposely designed to assist investigators working at law enforcement agencies, corporate legal departments and ALSP’s. Offering mobile phone parsing with limitless scalable processing power, FTK can cut through mobile evidence up to 10 times faster... Read More

Case Law Alert: Discovery Negligence Can Result in Both Punitive and Compensatory Damages

Created on August 26, 2022


Vice President, E-Discovery

While the failure to preserve relevant ESI is not in its own right grounds for sanctions, the court requires that parties to a case make good faith efforts to fulfill their obligations. Even though a party’s behavior may not demonstrate “intent to deprive,” negligence during the discovery process may lead to compensatory sanctions—in ORP Surgical, LLP v. Howmedica Osteonics Corp., requiring the defendant to pay for the plaintiff’s portion of the special master’s bill. Overview In this highly contentious case about the termination of a business relationship between a medical implant... Read More

Data Alone Isn’t Enough: Why You Need a Defensible, Intelligent Data Inventory

Created on August 19, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

This blog article originally appeared on the ACEDS blog here, and is reprinted here for Exterro blog subscribers. In 2022, no one needs to be convinced of the importance of data to organizations. It is their lifeblood. Most organizations derive great value from the data they hold. It allows them to interact with customers more efficiently, delivering value and personalized service across multiple channels. Well-capitalized startups lose money hand over fist for years, subsidized by venture capitalists, in the hopes of disrupting traditional industries and achieving market dominance based on the value... Read More