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.

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Breach Response Edition

Created on March 26, 2021


Content Manager at Exterro

Incident and breach response processes are critical to defensibility! Visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons or download Exterro's Legal Meme Anthology 2020 and share the fun with friends and colleagues! Remember, legal work is always better with a sense of humor! Read More

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

Created on March 24, 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 - This is Fine Edition

Created on March 19, 2021


Those employee DSARs are coming soon! Visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons or download Exterro's Legal Meme Anthology 2020 and share the fun with friends and colleagues! Remember, legal work is always better with a sense of humor! Read More

Data Retention: The One Big Thing

Created on March 18, 2021


Product Marketing Manager, Exterro

What is Data Retention? Modern organizations have embraced the notion that data has value. Business leaders focus organizational time and attention on capturing this value. In addition, technological change enables the IT community to radically change the costs of keeping and processing information. This creates new opportunities to collect more detailed data and to predict the behavior of systems, machines, and people. But along with value and costs come risks. The risks associated with data depend entirely on what data you have and how much of it you have. Risk reduction consists... Read More

Evolving Regulations, Evolving Legal Software: How Exterro is Keeping Up with the Changing Times

Created on March 17, 2021


Founder and CEO

The following is the third post in a new blog series from Exterro CEO Bobby Balachandran, where he shares his thoughts on the issues legal leaders care about and his vision for addressing them. Read Bobby's last blog here.  Over the last handful of years or so, legal departments—along with the market for legal and compliance software—have changed dramatically. As I mentioned in my last post, legal departments are moving away from point software that solves only one or two legal uses to platforms that solve a multitude of business challenges across... Read More

COVID-19 + Data Breaches = Nightmare Year for Cybersecurity

Created on March 12, 2021


Content Manager at Exterro

Just when you thought the spring sun was right around the corner, a Law360 analysis published yesterday showcases the long, dark year that was 2020 for data breach responders—and prospects don't look any brighter in the immediate future. Ben Kochman writes that data breach responders faced an onslaught of security incidents over the last year, as hackers' tactics have evolved with the proliferation of remote workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Industry attorneys told Law360 that they "have never responded to more incidents," and that hackers are targeting company employees with loose (or easily-hacked) internet security... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - What is Email? Edition

Created on March 11, 2021


Marketing Events Manger, Exterro

Gotta admit, that's a cute baby. Visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons or download Exterro's Legal Meme Anthology 2020 and share the fun with friends and colleagues! Remember, legal work is always better with a sense of humor! Read More