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3 Expert Predictions on Where International Privacy Regulations Are Heading in 2023 and Beyond

Created on July 1, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

This article is a reprint of a blog that originally appeared on the EDRM website. The world of privacy is constantly changing. New legislation is passed and new regulations come into effect on a regular basis. Data protection authorities update their guidance, new threats and threat actors emerge, and new technology is developed even more frequently. With so much happening, it's understandable for privacy experts to sometimes feel like their head is spinning. But there's not really time for that. If you're working in a privacy department at a large organization--whether in the... Read More

Does a Return to the Office Mean a Return to Traditional E-Discovery?

Created on July 1, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

This post is a reprint of an article that originally appeared on the ACEDS Blog here. It’s hard to believe that it’s only been about 27 months since most office workers started working remotely full-time—and probably only slightly less time that we’ve been wondering about what the “return to the office” would look like. After numerous decrees about imminent returns to the office—and an equal number, it seems, of pandemic waves to undo those predictions, it seems like we’ve settled into something of an equilibrium. Like many instances in which one might... Read More

Case Law Alert: When a Cross-Border Discovery Letter Can Be Recommended

Created on July 1, 2022


Vice President, E-Discovery

As our world becomes more globalized, litigation with discovery requests for information outside the borders of the United States will become more and more common. Read about Champion v. Feld Entertainment to decipher when such a request may be granted by a domestic court. Overview In this action between a motorcycle race participant and the race organizer, both parties requested that the court issue a letter of request for discovery from a third party located in Switzerland. The parties claimed that the third party “is in the possession of records relevant to... Read More

FTK Over the Air: Live from ICAC Atlanta

Created on July 1, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

One of the most important uses of FTK® software is for the investigation of crimes against children--specifically internet child pornography. The podcast has already discussed the health implications of investigatory work of this sort in an earlier episode on vicarious (or second-hand) trauma, but in this episode, FTK Evangelist Justin Tolman podcasts directly from the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) conference in Atlanta from earlier in June 2022. ICAC is an organization of law enforcement officers from all over the United States working to catch online predators and protect our children. In this... Read More

Exterro Strengthens Leadership Team with Two New Executive Appointments

Created on June 24, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Debora Jones Named as Chief Operating Officer and Dr. Kavitha Thangasami Promoted to Role of Chief R&D Officer  Exterro Inc. today announced the appointment of two new executives to its leadership team: Debora Jones as Chief Operating Officer and Dr. Kavitha Thangasami as Chief R&D Officer. The two appointments come at a time of rapid growth and momentum for Exterro, as the company has driven record revenue and customer growth over the past fiscal year. As COO, Jones will be a key member of the management team responsible for overseeing the company’s client... Read More

Exterro Hosts British Law Enforcement Teams at US Embassy in London

Created on June 24, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Two short weeks ago, Exterro hosted an event for British law enforcement representatives at the US Embassy in London with its partner, Microsoft. The event featured speakers from Exterro's digital forensics team, Microsoft's technology team, and the West Midlands Police. The topic at hand: the West Midlands Police's deployment of its cloud-based digital forensics platform based on the FTK® Central platform housed on Microsoft Azure. This pioneering project has paved the way for a national digital forensics service in Great Britain, enabling cases to be worked on remotely, officers to collaborate and cases to... Read More

Data Privacy Alert: European Council and European Parliament Agree to New Cybersecurity Standard

Created on June 24, 2022


E-Discovery Market Analyst at Exterro

Drafted in 2021, the revised Directive on security of network and information systems (also known as NIS2) has been agreed to in principle by the European Council and the European Parliament. In a press release on May 13, 2022, the Council states that these new measures will promote a higher level of cybersecurity across the EU and will “further improve the resilience and incident response capacities of both the public and private sector and the EU as a whole.” Overview NIS2 replaces the existing directive, adopted in 2016, which was the... Read More