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.

5 Steps to Prepare Your Team for In-House Document Review

Created on January 7, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

It’s no wonder why document review is increasingly moving in-house at both public and private organizations. Not only does it account for approximately 75% of e-discovery costs, but organizations are also finding more and more use cases for document review technology, including: Internal and regulatory investigationsData breach responseData subject access requests (DSARs)Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and public record request (PRR) responses. In fact, in the 2021 Legal Technology Report for In-House Counsel from Exterro and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), over 70% of companies over $1 billion in annual revenue... Read More

Data Privacy Alert: Oklahoma Makes Progress Toward Consumer Data Privacy

Created on January 7, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Oklahoma became one of many states to propose consumer data privacy lawssimilar to that of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The act passed the Oklahoma House, but stalled in committee in the Senate. A new bill has been proposed for consideration in 2022. Overview On February 5, 2021 a bipartisan bill was filed that would require certain companies to obtain prior consent before collecting and selling the data of Oklahoma residents. If passed, the proposed Oklahoma Computer Data Privacy Act (OCDPA) would also give residents a mechanism for requesting that businesses... Read More

Exterro Meme Series: Buff Dog Breach Protection

Created on January 7, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Protecting against data breaches is a no-brainer these days, but you might not realize you can take an extra step in understanding and patching your vulnerabilities with the added power of digital forensics software. If you're not convinced why, check out the case study of a cosmetics company who protects its secrets with Exterro software. And if you'd rather just have a laugh, you can always download our most recent collection of e-discovery, privacy, and digital forensics memes, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues to celebrate... Read More

3 Key Considerations and 3 Best Practices for Data Collection from the Experts

Created on December 31, 2021


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Just before the holidays, Exterro hosted a webinar, Critical Data Collection Methodologies and Use Cases, featuring data collection experts from the United Kingdom and EU including Sarah Hargreaves, VP of Global Training at Exterro; Carlo Vreugde, Data Protection Manager for the government of the Netherlands; and Dr. Cedric Krummes, Information Governance Officer at HS2 Limited. Without further ado, let’s dig into three key considerations that inform the best practices mentioned later in this article. Key consideration #1: Understand the purpose of your data collection. Criminal forensic data collection potentially very different from... Read More

Data Privacy Alert: Geico Customer Data Breach and Fraudulent Unemployment Claims

Created on December 31, 2021


Product Marketing Manager, Exterro

Data breaches are driven by the monetization opportunities for stolen data. Many states use driver’s license numbers or other state IDs as a means of validating online identities. Naturally, this makes auto insurers a target for data theft, so that these identities can be exploited.  At the same time, the increase in government funding for unemployment claims has made fraudulent claims more lucrative. Challenges faced by overwhelmed state unemployment systems mean the risks are lessened. This opportunity means that retail insurers such as Geico are often in the crosshairs. They are generally... Read More

Exterro Meme Series: How Many New Year's Resolutions Have You Kept?

Created on December 31, 2021


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

With the New Year around the corner, we decided instead to look back and see how many of our recent New Year's resolution (memes) have we actually followed up on. With memes resolving to tackle data retention, prepare for CCPA, and E-Discovery over the past few years... what's your "successful resolution batting average?" 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... Read More

Top 5 Legal Governance, Risk, and Compliance Resources from 2021

Created on December 24, 2021


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

2021 has seen the continuation, and at times the acceleration, of several trends that are reshaping the world of legal departments and legal leaders across the economy. At a strategic level, CLOs and general counsel are seeing their responsibilities expand into concerns like privacy regulation and compliance, data security, and greater involvement in business strategy. On the risk horizon, the potential consequences of privacy violations, ransomware attacks, and data breaches have never been higher.   Legal professionals need somewhere to turn for information that helps them stay ahead of the changes in the... Read More