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When a Forensic Exam of a Mobile Device May Be Warranted

With the evolution of technology, electronic communications -- particularly text messages -- can often provide a treasure trove of evidence. While requests for email communications and collections from hard drives and...more


Compliance Archiving Features for Advanced CMS

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Often, a compliance team may have an archiving solution in place, only to discover their archives aren’t capturing their full dynamic site experience. Sometimes, they find that their archives haven’t captured anything at all...more

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Cyber Risk Management Chronicles: Episode 1 - Cyber Fundamentals: Role of Senior Management

All organizations are at different stages of cybersecurity risk management program development. These stages range from one end of the spectrum, where cybersecurity is not a consideration at all, to the opposite end where the...more

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Illumination Zone: Deloitte's Nick Wittenberg and Sue Seeley sit down with Kaylee & Mary

Deloitte's Specialist Leader, Nicholas Wittenberg, formerly of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Sue Seeley, Managing Director of Disclosure and Transparency at Deloitte, sit down with Kaylee & Mary...more

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[Webinar] What Corporate Legal Professionals Need to Know about Microsoft Purview - October 6th, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT

Join Rachel O’Shea and Stefanie Bier from Microsoft and Matt McCartney the president of ACEDS Central Texas as they discuss the priorities and goals of the corporate legal department and how the Microsoft Purview platform can...more

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[Webinar] Wait, Aren’t They the Same Thing?! TAR v. CAL Duel - October 6th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Join our data scientist panel and legal experts for an informative and deep dive discussion into the realm of “Intelligence” in our industry and thoughts on which predictive solutions are best for different types of data...more

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[Webinar] Risks and Rewards of AI in the Legal Profession - September 29th, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Should we bow to our robot overlords or use them to our advantage? Join ACEDS NY for an intriguing panel discussion on the risks, rewards, and hidden issues related to AI in the legal profession. Our panel gathers some of the...more


15+ Key Skills Corporate Investigators Need To Be Successful Today [A Checklist]

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​​​​​​​Corporations must always be ready to investigate people and situations that may lead to reputational damage or financial harm. Employees, from the rank-and-file to the C-suite, seem to constantly find new ways to cause...more

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Demystifying Ediscovery Production Formats

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When it comes to ediscovery production, it’s absolutely advantageous to keep the end goal in mind from the outset. The duty to produce is explicitly outlined in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and most analogous State...more


[Webinar] Solving Your Modern Data Puzzle with Rick and Doug - October 4th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST

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Modern eDiscovery data is a complex puzzle that goes beyond documents and emails. It’s everywhere, whether it’s geo-location data, financial transactions, collaboration, videoconferencing or chat apps. Hear two leading legal...more


Going ‘All In’ on eDiscovery Outsourcing with Forensics Managed Services

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Managed services engagements delivered by third-party providers are well established for core IT functions to manage network infrastructure, enterprise applications, and security operations. As the role of the legal...more

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David R. Cohen, Partner at Reed Smith Sits Down with EDRM's Mary Mack & Kaylee Walstad to Share What He's Most Looking Forward to...

David R. Cohen, Partner at Reed Smith Sits Down with EDRM's Mary Mack & Kaylee Walstad to Share What He's Most Looking Forward to at Zapproved's PREX Conference- September 19-21 in Portland, OR. We caught up with...more

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[Webinar] Evidence Preservation: Handling the Issues in New York and New Jersey - September 29th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

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In New York and New Jersey, parties have certain duties to ensure preservation of evidence. Join Goldberg Segalla’s Rosa D. Forrester and Aaron M. VanNostrand for a discussion of when those duties are triggered, how to...more

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[Webinar] Shadow IT: The Growing Risk in eDiscovery and Information Governance - September 20th, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm PDT

Join us for Session ONE of Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) San Diego Chapter, eDiscovery 2022 Fall WineDown Events....more

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Illumination Zone: IPRO's Jeffrey Wolff sits down with Kaylee & Mary

Illumination Zone: Jeffrey Wolff, Director of Corporate Solutions for EDRM Trusted Partner, IPRO, sits down with Kaylee & Mary to talk about his journey from broadcast journalism to eDiscovery and the sneak peek demo he gave...more

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Scott Milner, Partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Sits Down with EDRM's Mary Mack & Kaylee Walstad to Share What He's Most...

#EDRM's Mary Mack, CISSP and Kaylee Walstad had a great discussion with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP's Partner, Scott Milner on what he is most looking forward to at his first in person #PREX22 and knockings OR off of his...more

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Illumination Zone: Ricoh USA's Peter Garza sits down with Kaylee & Mary

Illumination Zone: Peter Garza, Director of Computer Forensics for Ricoh USA, sits down with Kaylee & Mary to talk about his journey from NCIS to becoming a computer forensics expert in the forefront of large cases, and where...more


Remaining Compliant Amidst Challenges When Using Chat Applications in the Workplace

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Communication is different in the modern workplace. Gone are the days of phone calls and email being the primary channels of interaction. Many organizations are frequently utilizing chat applications like Microsoft Teams for...more

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Hon. Judge Ron Hedges (ret.) of Dentons Sits Down with EDRM's Mary Mack & Kaylee Walstad to Share What He's Most Looking Forward...

#EDRM is a Proud Sponsor and Partner of Zapproved's #PREX22 Conference Sept 19-21 Live and In Person this year, celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the conference. Mary Mack, CISSP and Kaylee Walstad had a great discussion...more

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[Webinar] The Ethical Role of Attorneys in Discovering Ephemeral Data and Video Meeting Platform Data - October 5th, 1:00 pm -...

In this fast-moving and educational webinar, Daniel Gold, Esq., Managing Director at BDO USA, LLP will discuss how the pandemic has led all of us to relying upon video meeting applications on a daily basis. Simultaneously,...more

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Jennifer (Bantelman) Courchaine & Brad Harris of Zapproved Sit Down with EDRM's Mary Mack & Kaylee Walstad to Share 10 years of...

Jennifer (Bantelman) Courchaine & Brad Harris of Zapproved Sit Down with EDRM's Mary Mack & Kaylee Walstad to discuss the upcoming expert speakers and 10 years of excellence, not missing a special detail, creating thoughtful...more


[Webinar] How to manage privacy protection and redaction challenges in complex disclosures - October 4th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am CET

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Redactions (i.e. blacklining) is a very common legal process that tends to be regarded as rather labor-intensive and monotonous by many legal professionals. That said, the use of improper redaction techniques might result...more

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The ESI Protocol Explained

The ESI protocol is a negotiated document that expressly states how the parties to a litigation should produce electronically stored information (ESI). The ESI protocol assures against surprises and commands that ESI is...more


[Event] Enfuse at OpenText World 2022 Digital Security Conference - October 4th - 6th, Las Vegas, NV

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Dive into the latest digital forensics and cybersecurity trends - Join us for Enfuse at OpenText World 2022, in Las Vegas or virtually, to learn how to tackle today’s cybersecurity challenges with the latest topics in...more

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The Right to Privacy in Modern Discovery: a review of another great law review article – Part 3

This is the conclusion of the blog, The Right to Privacy in Modern Discovery: a review of another great law review article. See here for Part 1 and Part 2. This blog series considers the interplay between privacy and civil...more

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