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.

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

The Basics of E-Discovery Processes

Created on March 11, 2021

Senior Solutions Consultant at Exterro

What is the EDRM? (Electronic Discovery Reference Model) Whether you’re just starting to learn about e-discovery or you’re an experienced professional reviewing the fundamentals, the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) is a great place to start. Created in 2005 by attorney George Socha and technologist Tom Gelbmann, the EDRM is a framework that describes a process that most organizations go through around e-discovery. It explains what the steps are and how typical organizations go through those steps to fulfill their e-discovery obligations. Rather than a process itself, the EDRM describes a typical... Read More

Exterro Named One of KMWorld's Top 100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management

Created on March 10, 2021

Content Manager at Exterro

Legal news aggregator and publisher KMWorld announced their "Top 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management 2021" list this week, and your favorite legal software provider (Exterro!) was featured in the list.Here's what it takes to be a difference maker in the industry, according to KMWorld: "Flexibility, agility, and the ability to pivot have always been critical to successful companies, no more so than now. Forward-thinking businesses don’t want to merely survive; they want to dominate their market sectors. But to thrive, all organizations must have the right tools and products so they... Read More

Friday Funnies: Exterro's Meme Series - How 2021 Started... Edition

Created on March 4, 2021

Demand Generation Manager, Exterro

The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) put current California privacy laws closer to the GDPR with the added data retention requirements—but those employee DSARs are pretty scary too!  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