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In the 80’s, there was a popular singer named Helen Folasade Adu who was a contemporary jazz music singer. She even appeared in the mega concert Live Aid conducted in 1985. Don’t recognize that name? That’s because her stage name was Sade (pronounced shah-DAY for those who’s musical memories don’t go back that far). Probably Sade’s biggest hit was a song called Smooth Operator and the title of the song reflects her smooth vocal and…
This week’s blog post for Ipro’s blog reminds us about the type of organization in eDiscovery that doesn’t get talked about enough – the government entity. While corporations have information governance and eDiscovery needs, government agencies typically have the same stakeholder groups and many of the same challenges that corporations do, and some additional challenges as well. The post Putting the “Govern” Into Information Governance: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on eDiscovery Today by Doug Austin
Time for another great industry report with another great partner! This isn’t just ANY eDiscovery Case Law blog post – it is THE eDiscovery Case Law blog post of blog posts! Today, eDiscovery Assistant and eDiscovery Today announce the release of the 2020 (and first ever) eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review Report! The post Announcing the 2020 eDiscovery Case Law Year in Review!: eDiscovery Case Law appeared first on eDiscovery Today by Doug Austin
It’s data breach day – in a good way!  Let’s face it, data breaches happen to many organizations out there and, chances are, most organizations will be hit with one at some point.  So, how prepared is your organization for a potential data breach incident and how to recover from one?  This guide from Gartner […] The post Gartner Data Breach Preparedness for the Midsize Enterprise CIO: Cybersecurity Trends appeared first on eDiscovery Today by
See what I did there? 😉 Here’s a report that finds that 96% of IT leaders within the legal sector say that client and company data is at risk via email and 90% of organizations have suffered data breaches via email in the last 12 months. The post Don’t Egress! It’s Another Survey Result on Data Breaches!: Cybersecurity Trends appeared first on eDiscovery Today by Doug Austin.…
In the case In re Apple iPhone Antitrust Litigation, California Magistrate Judge Thomas S. Hixson ordered third party Valve to “produce the aggregated data sought by RFP 2 by March 8” to Apple, but narrowed the per app information for RFP 2 “and order[ed] Valve to produce the per-app information only for the 436 apps available on both Steam and the Epic Games store (as providing that information broken down for all 30,000+ apps is…
When I read this article, I thought “well, of course”. But not everybody realizes the potential malware threat that transfers of data for eDiscovery purposes could bring. This article from Legaltech® News provides an important warning for those who don’t realize it and an important reminder for those who do (but might inconveniently forget). The post Worried About Malware? eDiscovery Could Be Your Biggest Malware Threat: eDiscovery Trends appeared first on eDiscovery Today by Doug
In Lincoln Memorial Academy, et al. v. State of Florida, et al., Florida Magistrate Judge Amanda Arnold Sansone denied the plaintiffs’ motion for sanctions and attorney’s fees against defendants’ attorney Erin G. Jackson, stating “the School Board’s motion to compel and motion for sanctions were legally sufficient and not made in bad faith”. The post Court Rejects Plaintiffs’ Motion for Sanctions Against Defendants’ Counsel for Their Own Sanctions Motion: eDiscovery Case Law appeared first on…
Usually, I have either the words “eDiscovery” “Cybersecurity” or “Data Privacy” in the title of my post, but this issue extends far beyond the normal industries I write about. You probably won’t be surprised to hear this, but employee burnout, which was already an issue before the pandemic, has become a huge issue since as this recent article in the Harvard Business Review discusses. The post Feeling Burned Out? You’re Not Alone. What Can Your
In Alasaad, et al. v. Mayorkas, et al., Nos. 20-1077 | 20-1081 (1st Cir. Feb. 9, 2021), the First Circuit Court of Appeals in reviewing the district court ruling regarding warrantless device searches at the border did “affirm in part, reverse in part, vacate in part, and remand for the entry of a revised judgment consistent with this opinion” that “the district court erroneously narrowed the scope of permissible searches of such equipment at the…