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  • Security Manager's Journal: When technologies collide

    Posted January 14, 2013 - 1:22 pm

    An encryption initiative runs into the law of unintended consequences, since the legal department can't search encrypted emails for e-discovery purposes.
  • Many global organizations flub electronic-records requests

    Posted January 10, 2013 - 11:18 am

    More companies are tackling how to best set up their electronic records to be able to respond to any legal requests related to "electronic discovery" to quickly find internal documents for court purposes, but this "e-discovery" process is still a struggle, a survey published today indicates.
  • Symantec to acquire Clearwell for e-discovery

    Posted May 19, 2011 - 6:31 pm

    Symantec today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire privately held Clearwell Systems for about $390 million, a move that will put Symantec in the e-discovery market.
  • Sony launches aggressive investigation of breach; does little for customers

    Posted May 4, 2011 - 11:38 am

    Sony is aggressively investigating the breaches that lost it data on 100 million customers; so far it hasn't done much to make up the loss to them, though. Shouldn't that come first?
  • SSD firmware destroys digital evidence, researchers find

    Posted March 1, 2011 - 2:39 pm

    A technology built into many new solid state drives (SSDs) to improve their storage efficiency could inadvertently be making forensic analysis at a later date by police forces and intelligence agencies almost impossible to carry out to legally safe standards, researchers have discovered.
  • E-discovery: How a law firm slashes time and costs

    Posted February 15, 2011 - 7:17 pm

    It's no secret that corporations are drowning in data. IDC estimates the volume of computer data worldwide will reach 1.2 million petabytes during 2011. A November, 2010 Gartner study found data growth was one of the top three challenges for data center managers at 47 percent of large enterprises.
  • Judge's ruling highlights difficulties in e-discovery

    Posted December 6, 2010 - 5:50 pm

    Document dump." "Unsearchable morass." That's how Ontario Superior Court Justice Cary Boswell described the nearly 23 million pages of electronic records handed over by the prosecution in an ongoing criminal fraud case of three former Nortel Networks executives.
  • YouTube, e-discovery software among tech tools for war crime investigators

    Posted October 18, 2010 - 8:59 pm

    War crimes -- brutal genocide, mass executions, ethnic cleansing, torture -- have spurred international efforts by the United Nations to investigate and convict those deemed responsible, wherever they have occurred. And according to those involved in prosecuting war crimes in once war-torn places such as the former Yugoslavia, Cambodia and Rwanda, modern technology related to e-discovery and multi-lingual translation is playing a critical role in the ongoing process to find justice for victims.
  • E-discovery moves in-house

    Posted September 30, 2010 - 10:59 am

    When Jonathan Chow, chief information security officer at NBC Universal, found his department's services in increasing demand, that wasn't necessarily a good thing.
  • To retain or not to retain? That is the question

    Posted June 4, 2009 - 8:26 pm

    Thanks to the Internet and the Information Technology Age, information is being generated exponentially faster than at any other time in history. Privacy has basically gone out the window, and it’s no wonder that headlines about data breaches have become commonplace.
  • E-discovery policy goes beyond ordinary storage

    Posted June 2, 2009 - 5:32 pm

    What happens when a company is faced with a lawsuit or a subpoena, and has to produce an enormous amount of documentation in a short period of time? More often than not, those documents are stored electronically, and may be held in old archives off-site. Being able to find and retrieve them quickly is essential.
  • Tasks you fear to outsource but should try

    Posted April 29, 2009 - 3:26 pm

    To save money, reconsider these ripe outsourcing opportunities you may have never (or were afraid to) put on the table.
  • Autonomy to acquire Interwoven in $775M deal

    Posted January 22, 2009 - 11:12 am

    E-discovery and search giant Autonomy is buying content management vendor Interwoven in a $775 million deal.
  • E-discovery vendor revamps pricing model

    Posted January 21, 2009 - 5:44 pm

    E-discovery vendor Kazeon announced a range of new pricing models this week, including a usage-based license.
  • Remove the IT Department from the e-Discovery Process

    Posted October 23, 2008 - 4:08 am

    More businesses are becoming subject to regulatory compliance. This could be either very formal stringent regulations such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act or less strict regulations, such as the Federal Rules on Civil Procedure (FRCP).
  • Guidance Software Announces EnCase® Legal Hold

    Posted October 15, 2008 - 6:08 pm

    PASADENA, Calif., October 15, 2008 – Guidance Software Inc.
  • Why organizations need to archive email

    Posted October 3, 2008 - 8:29 am

    The underlying reasons why corporate email archiving is important - by GFI Software

  • Email Archiving: It's Common Sense, and It's the Law

    Posted September 11, 2008 - 10:18 am

    Email archiving isn't something that companies do just because they want to have their email records handy for later use. It's also something that companies do because they have to – it's required by law. And because there are so many rules and regulations surrounding email, not to mention common sense concerns, securely storing records of electronic correspondence has become a big IT headache for many companies.
  • The second age of e-discovery

    Posted August 8, 2008 - 4:23 pm

    E-discovery is a relatively new concept that describes the process by which information is recovered from corporate networks, usually to answer the demands of regulators or the law. It is a subject close to the hearts of CEOs everywhere, given the stringent penalties and resulting brand damage that have been applied to companies unable to provide information on demand.
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