Unlocking eDiscovery’s Hidden Compliance Powers

By: Nate Latessa, Vice President of Corporate Services In the two years since General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect, over 100 privacy laws  have been introduced around the globe. Here in the US, the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), came into full effect in January 2020. Maryland, Nevada, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island also passed privacy legislation with at … 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

Data maps are important, but what makes for a good one?

By: Nate Latessa In a previous blog post, I discussed the importance of having a data map to effectively protect sensitive information.  During my research, I discovered that only 54% of companies know where all of their sensitive data is stored, and I would argue that number is probably much lower.  In my experience, even the companies that think they … 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

Winning the wi-fi game

Last year, during Super Bowl LIII, over 24 terabytes of data was transferred by more than 38K users within Mercedes-Benz stadium. That is a 47% increase from the year before; the equivalent of 28 million selfies, 4.8 million songs, and 960 days of touchdown dance videos. According to Extreme Networks, the official wi-fi solutions provider for the Super Bowl, fans … Read More

You Can’t Protect Data You Can’t Find

By: Nate Latessa New and emerging privacy laws have ratcheted up the pressure on organizations to protect customer and employee data better.  With corporate data volumes increasing by 62% every year, it’s becoming more difficult and more expensive to protect sensitive information.  Further compounding the problem, a recent survey by Gemalto found that only 54% of companies know where all … Read More

How to prepare for emerging trends in eDiscovery and the Information Lifecycle

It’s a busy time for corporations and law firms monitoring eDiscovery and information lifecycle trends, and that’s sure to continue in 2020 and beyond. Innovative Discovery (ID) recently hosted a webinar to discuss trends and hear from industry experts about preparing for what’s ahead. Representatives from Goldman Sachs, Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Gannett Media Corp., and ID first identified key trends … Read More

eDiscovery: 2019 trends in Review

Dec. 26, 2019 For the electronic discovery industry, 2019 was characterized by continued growth and demand for its ever-evolving technology, company mergers, new, challenging privacy laws; and a leading role in some of the country’s biggest political news. Ediscovery is important in cases of litigation during legal proceedings, it can help a case or prove the opposite. Digital WarRoom discusses … Read More

Countdown to CCPA: How to Prepare 

December 19, 2019 The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) – one of the most comprehensive data privacy laws in the United States – gives consumers more transparency and control over how their online personal information is used.   Effective Jan. 1, 2020, the law will protect about $12 billion worth of personal information used for advertising in California each year, according to an … Read More

Managing Remote Teams the “Taylor Way.”

November 13, 2019 Kim Taylor, longtime information technology and legal service executive, started out as a skeptic of remote work. Now, the chief executive officer of Innovative Discovery leads a company where many of the personnel works remotely some, or all, of the time. He now sees remote employees as a beneficial part of a company, providing flexibility and room … Read More