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 - Santa Cat Edition

Created on December 18, 2020

Director of Marketing at Exterro

As we inch closer to the holidays, Exterro wishes laughter and cheer upon everyone with this throwback meme. Happy holidays everybody—and don't forget to download this year's meme anthology for an extra laugh!  If you'd rather just have a laugh, you can always visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons or download Exterro's Legal Meme Anthology 2020 and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues. Remember, legal work is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

Remember to Ask Yourself This Question Before Buying E-Discovery Software

Created on December 16, 2020

Director of Marketing at Exterro

When you’re making a decision about what e-discovery platform to use, it’s all too easy to get lost in the product’s features without thinking about another important (perhaps even more important) question.How well does it play with your other software systems? E-Discovery Software Connectors Matter If your e-discovery platform isn’t well-integrated with other software or apps that are used at your organization, all the benefits it provides in terms of efficiency, automation, cost savings, and even effectiveness, could be lost.Some key technology integrations for e-discovery platforms are obvious. Can it collect data... Read More

Is Meeting Data Privacy Regulations More of a Legal or Technology Challenge?

Created on December 15, 2020

European Marketing Director

Today’s Legal GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) environment is getting increasingly complex. Recent regulatory changes around data protection, including the introduction of the GDPR, CCPA and other laws around the world, have caused a dramatic impact on organisations and how they are trying to respond to the new challenges posed in order to establish and maintain compliance. This shift towards a focus on protecting personal data, due of course by regulations enforced with huge fines and reputational risk, brings with it a set of complexities that organisations need to address. It All... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Throne of Lies Edition

Created on December 11, 2020

Marketing Specialist, Exterro

But hey, it's ok if you missed it because we've got all those great speakers available for you on-demand at the E-Discovery Day website!  Visit our entire catalog of E-Discovery Memes and Cartoons, and feel free to share the fun with friends and colleagues to celebrate another successful week! And remember that E-Discovery is always better when you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

6 Practical Tips on Using Data Retention Policy to Minimise Risk

Created on December 10, 2020

European Marketing Director

Establishing an effective data retention policy is a key step in managing and protecting one of your organisation’s most valuable assets: its data. But retention can be very complex and poses many challenges to organisations—challenges that must be overcome now that recent data protection regulations like the GDPR enforce organisations to address their data retention practices, or risk facing severe consequences. It’s estimated that up to 70% of an organisation’s unstructured data is redundant, obsolete and/or trivial (ROT), which not only creates a huge amount of risk to potential cyber threats, but... Read More

What 2020 Taught Us About Data Retention and Minimisation Under the GDPR

Created on December 9, 2020

European Marketing Director

Data retention and minimisation played a key role in numerous cases throughout 2020 across Europe. Worryingly, the range of infractions varied widely, teaching us that it is certainly an area that is very challenging for organisations to address. The Cathay Pacific Airways case, resulting in a £500,000 fine under the UK’s Information Commissioner's Office, taught us that you simply cannot take a basic approach to data retention. Applying one retention schedule consistently across systems and not referring to specific types of data, is not sufficient in complying with the GDPR. Similarly, the... Read More

Exterro Acquires Digital Forensics Company AccessData

Created on December 7, 2020

Content Manager at Exterro

Exterro has acquired leading digital forensics provider AccessData. The acquisition furthers Exterro’s vision of empowering customers to proactively and defensibly manage their legal governance, risk and compliance (GRC) obligations while maintaining and ensuring the highest levels of data integrity. By combining forces with AccessData, Exterro can now provide companies, government agencies, law enforcement, law firms and legal service providers with the only solution available to address all Legal GRC and digital investigation needs in one integrated platform.“Converging market forces in DFIR, e-discovery, privacy and information governance are the driving factors behind this... Read More