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.

Piecing Together the eDiscovery “Puzzle” is More Challenging Than Ever: Part 3

Created on July 21, 2020


Written by Doug Austin, Editor of eDiscovery Today. Piecing together the eDiscovery “puzzle” has become more difficult than ever, with so many new sources of ESI than ever before to manage. In part one of this series, we discussed some resources and challenges associated with social media discovery and in part two we discussed discovery of mobile devices and messaging/collaboration apps. In this conclusion, we will discuss discovery of audio/video files and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Audio and Video FilesThis category overlaps with others, but I’ve broken it out because it... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - Casual Friday Edition

Created on July 16, 2020


Marketing Communications & Events Manager at Exterro

Thought you had it together, eh? Last year, it was probably the thing you did best. But it's not too late to get the information you need to mitigate risk by learning how the CCPA is being litigated. 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 you have a sense of humor. Cheers! Read More

COVID-19 Forcing General Counsel to Play a Larger Role in Business Decisions

Created on July 16, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

The novel coronavirus pandemic has created new challenges for legal departments everywhere—and now, seemingly no decision that a business makes can go without the advice of their General Counsel. “We’re being thrust into every decision,” says Tim Hirsch, General Counsel for clothing-service company CaaStle, as the business continues to navigate the murky legal waters surrounding opening up distribution centers and finding safe, secure ways to handle employee health information. In this respect, Hirsch says, nearly every decision the company makes is now a legal decision. In an interview with Corporate Counsel, Hirsch... Read More

Exterro Announces Slack E-Discovery Partnership

Created on July 15, 2020


Content Manager at Exterro

An Exterro integration with popular communication app Slack, which will allow users to identify, analyze, collect and review data stored within the program, has been approved as a Slack App for users of both platforms. Exterro has partnered with Slack to help customers of both platforms expand their collection abilities to ensure that all enterprise communication data is uncovered. Because Slack is an often-used tool for remote teams—and new data sources are emerging as a result of telecommuting—the new Exterro integration will significantly reduce the risk of data spoliation for enterprises that... Read More

Piecing Together the eDiscovery “Puzzle” is More Challenging Than Ever: Part 2

Created on July 15, 2020


Written by Doug Austin, Editor of eDiscovery Today. Last time, we discussed how difficult piecing together the eDiscovery “puzzle” has become, with so many new sources of ESI than ever before to manage, and we discussed some resources and challenges associated with social media discovery. Today, let’s take a look at discovery of mobile devices and messaging/collaboration apps. Mobile DevicesWho doesn’t have a mobile device these days? Whether issued by the organization or owned directly by the custodian and used under the company’s Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy, mobile devices are... Read More

North Dakota Proposed Privacy Law

Created on July 13, 2020


Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

Why This Privacy Law is Important: The bill originally introduced was intended to empower North Dakota residents to know more about the personal data collected by a company, how it is shared, and allow them to request that the data be deleted. However, the bill was amended to study the issue first. Overview/Status of Bill: This bill passed the North Dakota House of Representatives in February 2019 (ND HB 1485). Who it Applies To: If passed, it would grant North Dakota citizens the right to request personal identifiable information (PII) to be... Read More

Nebraska Proposed Privacy Law

Created on July 13, 2020


Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

Why This Privacy Law is Important: Nebraska Consumer Data Privacy Act strikingly similar to the CCPA with very few differences. The proposed bill is set up to enhance the protection of Nebraska resident’s private online data. Overview/Status of Bill: The Nebraska Consumer Data Privacy Act would give Nebraska residents additional rights and control over how their personal data is being collected and used. Under the Nebraska Consumer Data Privacy Act residents would have the right to know, the right to access, the right to opt-out, and the right to deletion of their... Read More