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How regulatory enforcement has impacted those doing business in the EU On July 8, British Airways was faced with a record $230 million fine under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) [source: CNN] for a data breach that compromised the private information of nearly 500,000 customers. Since its implementation on May 25, 2018, GDPR has forced sweeping changes across the organizational landscape, sending a clear message that corporations without controls over their data…
On June 17, Knovos held its inaugural P.O.D Summit, a one-of-a-kind initiative to help industries gain power over data. Held at the Regenta RPJ Rajkot, the event was attended by many key players in the thriving local automotive industry, from IT directors to CEOs. Knovos CEO Dharmesh Shingala delivered the event’s opening remarks via video conference, noting how the goal of the summit was to prepare those in attendance for “the coming days of data-driven…
EDRM (Electronic Discovery Reference Model)/Duke Law podcast series, launched in 2018, recently had the pleasure of including special guest, co-Founder of the EDRM, George Socha, Managing Director in BDO’s Technology and Business Transformation Services practice.  George’s remarks regarding the need for eDiscovery education and the continued relevance of the EDRM diagram are worth listening to by any litigation support professional. Each EDRM podcast interview provides the subject matter guest an opportunity to comment about…
When writing and sending e-mails via a Webmail service, an auto-saving function can be a real lifesaver. In the world of eDiscovery, however, auto-saved e-mails can prove a costly and time-consuming burden. Auto-saving does exactly what it sounds like — automatically saves drafts of your e-mail messages as you type them, with data regularly moved from your Web browser to the provider’s server. This way, if your connection goes down for any reason, the Webmail…
Getting your dispersed data landscape in order can seem like a daunting prospect, even though developing a proactive approach to governance, risk, and compliance is the best strategy for avoiding future litigation or regulatory hassles — with all the benefits of a major spring clean! Still, there appears to be ongoing hesitation among many businesses to take the steps necessary to comply with the latest regulatory requirements. According to the results of a recent Deloitte
Industry awareness of blockchain technology has been on the rise in recent years, with the eDiscovery sector the latest to recognize its powerful implications beyond just Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. As underscored by the four sessions dedicated to discussion of blockchain at the International Legal Technology Association’s (ILTA) upcoming annual educational conference, the technology has several applications of potential interest to legal professionals, including its role in the incorruptible storage of data. Blockchain also has…
As your enterprise scales its data volume, you need an information governance system to comply with new regulations that secure data integrity. Financial institutions are in a landscape where economic and technological factors may expose previously non-encountered risks. A risk and compliance solution identifies and mitigates emerging risks so your business can thrive safely. Financial services hold sensitive information like the monetary assets of enterprises and individuals. Industry leaders must seek information governance solutions that…
The closure of an eDiscovery database is a milestone in litigation that should be carefully contemplated, regardless of whether the plan involves permanent or indefinite closure. With the current emphasis on reusability of data and the long duration of litigation proceedings, every database closure should be done with consideration given to the possibility of the future need for the same electronically stored information (ESI) with its corresponding work product. Frequently, data used for one matter…