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Email is still alive!

 24-03-2015 (162)
 Bob Fucci

As other forms of communication such as social networking, instant messaging and mobile IM, increase in popularity, you would think that email as a form of communication is dead. However, that is far from the truth! Email remains the most ubiquitous form of communication for businesses. In 2014, there were 4.1 billion email accounts worldwide and t...

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Privacy is the Why and Technology is the How

 17-03-2015 (86)
 Johannes Scholtes

Last week, at the Georgetown Law Continuing Legal Education event in Washington DC, I attended an interesting session on security, “Preparing for and Responding to Data Security Incident”. The session was   moderated by Heidi Wachs, Special Counsel at Jenner & Block. Panelist Allen G. Brandt, Anne Fealy, Oliver M. Johnson ...

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Lessons Learned from Hillary Clinton's Email Controversy

 10-03-2015 (180)
 Johannes Scholtes

Hillary Clinton is under heavily criticism for using her personal email address to conduct official government business as Secretary of State. In addition the use of her personal email for business, she also failed to preserve her correspondence on the State Department's servers as is currently required under federal law. The Managin...

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Modernizing Your Information Practices

 04-03-2015 (203)
 Bob Fucci

The Managing Government Records Directives (M-12-18) puts into law a requirement to modernize and improve record keeping and information management at federal government agencies. Under the Directive, government agencies are required to transition to digital record keeping by 2019. One of the goals behind the Directive is to ensure efficiency, tran...

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Right in Time Partnering is not Effective or Strategic

 03-03-2015 (22)
 Bob Fucci

In order to remain competitive in a global and emerging markets, it is common for enterprises to create value through partnerships. Partnerships can help companies expand into other business areas, increase their product and services offerings, and drive continuous improvements. And meaningful partnerships are the foundation for...

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Top 7 Privacy Concerns

 18-02-2015 (306)
 Mary Mack

The recent Anthem data breach has brought security and privacy to the forefront for most organizations. While at Legal Tech New York, I moderated a panel on privacy with panelists discussing some of the top privacy concerns for this year. Sponsored by Women in Ediscovery on February 5, 2015, the panel included: Amanda Kosowsky, VP, AGC, ...

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Are you Being Smart With Your Data?

 10-02-2015 (423)
 Johannes Scholtes

Last week, I attended a session at Legal Tech on “dark data” and the costs and risks of not managing that data. The session indicated that the increase of security breaches has brought information governance to the forefront for most companies. There’s an imminent and pressing need to get control of the data before the next securi...

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A Case Study on How to Catch a War Criminal

 27-01-2015 (468)
 Johannes Scholtes

In any litigation, there are millions of pages of documents, paper and electronic, that must be collected, processed, reviewed and disclosed. However, when you are the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), prosecuting a high profile case, there is little room for error in the discovery process. In 1994, the UN Intern...

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ROI in eDiscovery...Beyond a Cost Center

 20-01-2015 (266)
 Johannes Scholtes

While many organizations understand and accept the fact that eDiscovery is a cost center and does not generate any revenue for the company, there are ways to quantify savings from eDiscovery. We all know that the amount of ESI data that is kept by companies will continue to increase. IDC predicts that the digital universe will reach 40ZB by 2020...

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Privacy 2014-2015: Data Breaches, Doxxing and eDiscovery

 07-01-2015 (296)
 Mary Mack

Here are some of the issues and events I’ve been tracking in the nexus between ediscovery and privacy. To predict the future, one only needs to look to what is already happening. The Sony hack released entire email stores and employee health data. The tension is palpable between open access and privacy. FOIA disclosures with SSN’s and...

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