Key eDiscovery Trends 2023

Move to the Left and Targeted Collection Featured Widely as a Key 2023 eDiscovery Trend

It is prediction season for trends in the eDiscovery space for 2023. While many good eDiscovery scribes have published their prognostications in recent days, the annual predictions and overall analysis …

Significant Microsoft 365 eDiscovery Challenges Require a New Approach

The adoption of cloud-based Microsoft 365 (“MS 365”) by enterprises continues to grow exponentially, with the company recently reporting 300 million monthly active users, and the addition of over 100 petabytes of …

Dark Data is an Unmet Cyber Security Challenge

Enterprises today are creating and storing massive volumes of unstructured data, distributed across the enterprise at a very fast pace. IT experts refer to this data type as “dark data.” …

eDiscovery Services Are Undergoing a Major Transformation

Recent research from industry analyst Greg Buckles at the eDiscovery Journal highlights soaring valuations for eDiscovery tech firms. For the first time in the history of the industry, multiple eDiscovery …

Architecting a New Paradigm in Legal Governance

By Michael Rasmussen   Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a guest blog post from Michael Rasmussen, the GRC Pundit & Analyst at GRC 20/20 Research, LLC. Exponential growth and …

eDiscovery Collection of Large File Shares: An Unaddressed Major Pain Point

  One of the major unaddressed challenges for eDiscovery and other digital investigations involves very large file servers that host shared documents. The data volumes for these file shares is …

Operationalizing GRC in Context of Legal & Privacy: The Last Mile of GRC

By Michael Rasmussen   Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a guest blog post from Michael Rasmussen, the GRC Pundit & Analyst at GRC 20/20 Research, LLC. At its core, …

A New Framework for Defining and Approaching Information Governance

By Michael Rasmussen   Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a guest blog post from Michael Rasmussen, the GRC Pundit & Analyst at GRC 20/20 Research, LLC. Information governance has …

CCPA and GDPR UPDATE: Unstructured Enterprise Data in Scope of Compliance Requirements

An earlier version of this article appeared on Legaltech News   A core requirement of both the GDPR and the similar California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which becomes enforceable on …

Remote ESI Collection and Data Audits in the Time of Social Distancing

The vital global effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic will likely disrupt our lives and workflows for some time. While our personal and business lives will hopefully return to normal …

Incident Reporting Requirements Under GDPR and CCPA Require Effective Incident Response

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in effect, but many organizations have not fully implemented compliance programs. For many organizations, one of the top challenges is complying …

USDOJ Expects Companies to Proactively Employ Data Analytics to Detect Fraud

By John Patzakis and Craig Carpenter In corporate fraud enforcement actions, The US Department of Justice considers the effectiveness of a company’s compliance program as a key factor when deciding whether …

Government Regulators Reject “Paper” Corporate Compliance Programs Lacking Actual Enforcement

Recently, US Government regulators fined Stanley Black & Decker $1.8m after its subsidiary illegally exported finished power tools and spare parts to Iran, in violation of sanctions. The Government found …

Why I Joined X1

Two weeks ago I joined X1 as CEO, a company I am convinced is in the process of disrupting not just the eDiscovery industry, but the regulatory compliance and corporate …

Three Key eDiscovery Preservation Lessons from Small v. University Medical Center

Small v. University Medical Center is a recent 123-page decision focused exclusively on issues and challenges related to preservation of electronically stored information in a large enterprise. Its an important ESI …

When your “Compliance” and eDiscovery Processes Violate the GDPR

Time to reevaluate tools that rely on systemic data duplication The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became effective in May 2018. To briefly review, the GDPR applies to the …

Assessing GDPR 30 Days In: A Report from the Field

Enforcement of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) began May 25, 2018, and this new development is significantly reshaping the information governance landscape for organizations worldwide that control, process …

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