What Is the Information Lifecycle?

by: Kim Taylor, CEO Here at Innovative Discovery, we say that we partner with law firms, corporations, and government agencies to provide service, guidance, and consultation throughout the information lifecycle. It makes perfect sense to us, but for some, it may raise the question, “what exactly IS the information lifecycle?” In short, managed information goes through a natural process from … Read More

Your house knows you better than your significant other

By: Christopher Wooten, Senior Forensic Examiner In every relationship it takes time and moments together to create a bond. Once that bond is established, we begin to feel comfortable enough to share personal information about ourselves with another person. However, we tend to skip the “getting to know you phase” and start divulging all of our personal information with our … Read More

The Ever-Changing World of Legal Technology

By: Bryan Campbell, Chief Operations Officer When it comes to innovative and cutting-edge technology in the legal field, the world changes very quickly. Here are a few important things to know about the impact of technology on the future of legal research and eDiscovery. Law Firms Automated McKinsey Analytics says that 23% of the work performed by lawyers could be … Read More

Bridging the Gap Between Legal and Technology Communication During Complex eDiscovery Matters

By: Andrew Dorsey, Senior Project Manager eDiscovery matters require expertise from both the legal and technical fields, two disciplines that can often speak different languages, leaving the potential for communication gaps and disjointed work products. Moreover, experts in forensics, data services, hosting platforms, and managed review must precisely navigate client specifications in order to meet fast-paced and time-sensitive deadlines. While … Read More

When You Acquire a Business, Are You Acquiring a Data Breach Liability?

By: Kim Taylor, CEO The acquisition of a business involves many risks and uncertainties. The damage from past data breaches is potentially a huge risk. A Forbes article reports that 40% of companies acquiring a business discovered a cybersecurity problem post-acquisition. Verizon’s acquisition of Yahoo in 2017 is a great example of why it’s important to identify potential cybersecurity risks … Read More

Early Signs of Malicious Users on Your Network

By: Jamie Neilon Network security is of utmost importance in the modern business world. Keeping your data and your resources secure is essential, and while you may have a great firewall and comprehensive encryption, sometimes it’s not enough to keep a malicious user away from your network.  A malicious user could be someone with authorized access who is acting in … Read More

Responding to COVID-19: A Letter from Our CEO.

Valued friends, As the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to evolve, our organization has been monitoring these fast-moving developments.  The safety of our employees, customers, and community is our number one priority.  Given the extreme nature of the situation and the potential health risk, we have decided to transition all non-essential permanent employees to a remote-work model effective tomorrow (March 13).  … Read More

Best Practices to Prevent a Data Breach

By: Jamie Neilon According to a recent study, 5,183 breaches occurred during the first nine months of 2019.  These breaches exposed 7.9 billion records.  That is a 33.3% increase in the number of breaches and a 112% increase in the number of records.  An IBM report found the average cost of a data breach in the U.S. grew 130% from $3.54 million … Read More

Five Things We Heard at Legaltech

by: Kim Taylor, CEO Legaltech New York 2020 has come and gone, and I am always grateful for the opportunity to mingle with industry peers, meet up with old friends, and make new ones. With such a wealth of industry knowledge from all over the globe in one venue, I appreciate the opportunity to put my ear to the ground … Read More