The first 24 hours: data breach checklist for legal and compliance

By: Nate Latessa, Vice President of Corporate Services Every 11 seconds this year, a business will experience a ransomware attack, according to a projection by Cybersecurity Ventures. Back in 2016, the frequency was about every 40 seconds. Cyberattacks were burgeoning even before COVID-19. The surge in remote work during the pandemic has only opened up more cybersecurity vulnerabilities and increased … Read More

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Data Privacy Day Jan 28th, 2021

By: Linda Coniglio, Director of Data Privacy and Information Governance | Innovative Discovery Fact: 68% of business leaders feel their cybersecurity risks are increasing. It goes without saying, then, that if data privacy and security have been on your mind, or a more frequent topic of discussion at your organization, you’re not alone. Data Privacy Day is about raising awarenessMany executives, managers, and … Read More

Fully Destroying Data Is Harder Than It Looks

By: Nate Latessa, Vice President of Corporate Services Up until a few years ago, there were very few incentives to destroy or delete data. Storage is cheap; it’s difficult or impossible to get information back after deleting it; situations can arise where they need old files; deleting important data by mistake can cause serious problems. For these reasons, computer systems … Read More

Data Mapping – What’s the Buzz?

By: Linda Coniglio Data mapping has been around for a long time. It was even identified as a best practice in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP). But everyone knows it’s the responsibility of IT, right? Well . . . not so much. Privacy regulations bring data mapping to the forefront.As the size of the digital universe grows, governments … Read More

The Courage to Hit Delete

By: Justin Schierkolk, Marketing Manager Data or content management may not be something we give much thought to until it’s absolutely necessary. Often times, litigation or corporate policy updates will create a demand to search and retain important documents. When that happens, seemingly overnight the task of searching, tagging and organizing data can become overwhelming. Suddenly, data retention and management is … Read More

What Keeps Your CEO Up at Night?

By: Linda Coniglio What keeps your CEO up at night? According to the 2020 Gartner survey, risk management is high on that list. With a 39% increase in breach activity, risk management now appears on the top 10 list of CEO strategic business priorities. High-profile data breaches and consumer privacy concerns fuel this increase. As our lives become more digital, … Read More

Trends and Tools for eDiscovery – a webinar recap

By: Savannah Aaron, Marketing Manager The world of legal technology and eDiscovery tools has always evolved at a fast pace. The emergence of the global pandemic earlier this year, however, transformed the way we work, communicate, and create new data, resulting in a highly dynamic eDiscovery landscape and trends we never could have predicted. A panel of experts gave their … Read More

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

Is Remote Work Increasing Data Hoarding?

By: Clint Modesitt, Manager of Digital Forensics Many companies have been forced to rapidly pivot to remote work, often with suboptimal preparation on the part of both employers and employees. This can lead to a number of problems for IT, but one which is seldom mentioned is the increase in data hoarding. What is Data Hoarding and Why is it … Read More