Blog Posts Tagged with "E-Discovery"


Digital Forensics for Handheld Devices

November 05, 2012 Added by:Ben Rothke

An iPhone 5 with 64 GB of storage and the Apple A6 system-on-a-chip processor has more raw computing power entire data centers had some years ago. With billions of handheld devices in use , it is imperative that forensics investigators know how to ensure that the data in them can be preserved...

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Messaging Mishaps Have Collateral Damage

August 21, 2012 Added by:Rebecca Herold

Bottom line for all organizations, from the largest to the smallest: You need to establish messaging policies that clearly communicate that all emails sent through the company email system are subject to monitoring, and that no one using the system should have any expectation of privacy for the messages...

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EFF Staff to Present at Hackers on Planet Earth

July 01, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation

Technologies are transforming our society, and when our freedoms in the networked world come under attack, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the first line of defense. Hackers On Planet Earth (HOPE), one of the most creative and diverse hacker events in the world...

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Messaging Misjudgments Kill Careers

June 25, 2012 Added by:Rebecca Herold

Personal and explicit messages sent through business systems could very well become widely known to the public in a very damaging and humiliating way. There are many e-discovery and open records laws that provide access to business email systems. You can ruin your business, and possibly personal life...

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Communication is King in E-Discovery Matters

May 10, 2012 Added by:Bill Gerneglia

A common vocabulary is certainly emerging making dialog between counsel and technologists productive and effective. However, equally important is that lawyers engage their client’s technology team in dialog on e-discovery issues because when counsel fails, the fall out can be costly...

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Digital Forensics for Legal Professionals

November 30, 2011 Added by:Ben Rothke

The book provides the reader with a high-level overview of all of the fundamental areas around digital forensics, from how the legal system works, selecting an expert witness, evidence, to storage media, records/logging, call records and more...

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NYSBA Releases E-Discovery Best Practices Guidelines

November 04, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The guidelines are organized in a systematic fashion covering topics applicable to electronically stored information before, during and after e-discovery has occurred and includes coverage of legal holds, adequate preservation, investigations, duty to preserve, inadvertent alteration...

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Digital Evidence and Computer Crime

September 28, 2011 Added by:Ben Rothke

When it comes to digital crime, the evidence is often at the byte level, deep in the magnetics of digital media, invisible to the human eye. That is just one of the challenges of digital forensics, where it is easy to destroy crucial evidence and often difficult to preserve it correctly...

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X.509 Certificates vs. Webs Of Trust (e.g., PGP, SSH)

June 07, 2011 Added by:Jonathan Lampe

My belief is that WOT is fading, not just because PGP Corp was acquired, but also because PGP Corp itself was making or had made several technology decisions to integrate X.509 into PGP encryption and signing processes and even to act as an X.509 certificate authority...

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Warrantless Searches: Welcome To The Panopticon

April 25, 2011 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

They have the ability to conduct warrantless searches per the courts since the loosening of the laws on search and seizure in places like California and Michigan where electronic media is concerned. The net effect is that our due process rights are being eroded in an ever rapid pace...

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Electronic Discovery and Digital Forensics: The Applications Front

February 28, 2011 Added by:Robert Gezelter

Attorneys and Information Technologists need to cooperate to identify relevant data and ensure that both the raw data and the technological context needed to understand data files is preserved to protect all interests, both actual parties and otherwise non-involved third parties...

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Digital Forensics and E-Discovery on OpenVMS

February 21, 2011 Added by:Robert Gezelter

OpenVMS system managers need to develop the plans, processes, and procedures to respond to legal process requests. Correctly dealing with these requests minimizes the impact on production systems. Failure to address these situations can expose the organization to significant liability...

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