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What the Heck Is Going on with Legal Industry Data Breaches?

Created on June 13, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

This article is a reprint of a post that orignially appeared on the EDRM blog on Monday, June 6, 2022. With Memorial Day weekend behind us, many people are celebrating the unofficial start of summer. And summer is almost always a blessing—nicer weather, beach vacations, shorter Fridays (if you’re lucky)—you’ve got to think that IT professionals in the legal industry are probably breathing a sigh of relief and hoping for a nice, relaxing summer after a rough spring. Every other day, it seemed, I received an email update giving more bad news about... Read More

Data Privacy Alert: Connecticut Becomes Fifth State to Enact a Comprehensive Consumer Data Privacy Law

Created on June 10, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

On May 10, 2022, Connecticut joined California, Colorado, Utah, and Virginia as states that have passed comprehensive consumer data privacy laws. The provisions of the Act Concerning Personal Data Privacy and Online Monitoring will go into effect on July 1, 2023, the same date as the Colorado Privacy Act goes into effect. Overview The Connecticut consumer privacy law contains many of the same rights, obligations, and exceptions seen in the previously enacted state-level privacy laws, most closely following the trends set by Colorado and Virginia. Of course, the law does contain... Read More

FTK Over the Air: How Data Breaches Affect Everyone in Your Organization

Created on June 10, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

You don't have to follow Exterro content--or even the news--all that closely to know that ransomware attacks and data breaches are happening more and more often these days. We often look at the repercussions of a data breach from the cybersecurity perspective--how do we respond, analyze what happened, and remediate the damage done--or the privacy/compliance perspective--what data was compromised, who needs to be notified by when, and what are the potential regulatory risks involved. But the fact of the matter is data breaches affect everyone in an organization. This week we... Read More

Exterro Meme Series: Hold My Phone Edition

Created on June 10, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Every year, we resolve to manage privacy compliance more effectively... but it can be a little bit like trying to manage a wild animal in a bar in Brooklyn--good in theory, but extremely difficult (and dangerous!) in reality. If you really want to manage your privacy requirements effectively, the first step is getting a reliable, accurate, and up-to-date data inventory. If you want to start, check out Exterro's Basics of Data Privacy: Data Mapping and Data Inventory and learn why it's critical for yourself. Read More

Exterro Named Winner of the Coveted Global InfoSec Awards during RSA Conference 2022

Created on June 6, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Exterro Wins Most Comprehensive Computer Forensics Category in 10th Annual Global InfoSec Awards at #RSAC 2022 Exterro is proud to announce that we have won the following award from Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine: Most Comprehensive Computer Forensics. “We’re thrilled to receive one of the most prestigious and coveted cybersecurity awards in the world from Cyber Defense Magazine, during their 10th anniversary as an independent cybersecurity news and information provider. We knew the competition would be tough and with top judges who are leading infosec experts... Read More

Case Law Alert: When Forensic Imaging of a Cell Phone is Necessary in Civil Litigation

Created on June 3, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Within civil litigation, there are specific instances when conducting a forensic collection (i.e., mirror imaging an electronic device) is deemed reasonable and necessary by the court. Read the Measured Wealth Private Client Group, LLC v. Foster case law alert to learn about one such case where a forensic collection may be necessary. Overview In this case the plaintiff moved to compel a forensic review of the defendant’s cell phone. The plaintiff’s request specifically asked to recover text messages and iMessages between a specific date range. The defendant contended that this request for a... Read More

New FTK Podcast: Introducing the Exterro Global Training Academy

Created on June 3, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

In the latest installment of the FTK Over the Air podcast, Justin and Lynne check in with Sarah Hargreaves, VP of Exterro Global Training, who is based in the UK. Sarah heads up the Exterro Academy, a training facility that offers public and private sector professionals training, independent of their status as an Exterro client or involvement in the purchase or use of Exterro products. On the podcast, Sarah is joined by Dan Sumpter, a Senior Trainer at Exterro, and resident expert on how to testify in court as a digital forensics examiner.  They... Read More