What Is Metadata and Why Is It Critical to a Forensic Investigation?

The advent of electronically stored data has changed how forensic experts gather information for litigation and trial support, rendering metadata vital in the modern investigatory landscape. Metadata provides an abundant source of information regarding everything from authenticating documents to discovering when files were created. But what exactly is metadata — and what makes it so […]

Don’t DIY: Why You Should Never Attempt to Collect Digital Evidence Without Expert Assistance

With the boom of electronically stored information (ESI) and e-Discovery in litigation, digital forensics has become a widely sought-after practice. With the advent of and nearly ubiquitous reliance on e-mails and electronic financial transactions, electronic discovery appears in a significant amount of cases nowadays. To cut electronic discovery costs, law firms and corporations are putting […]

Cornerstone Discovery Voted #1 in Digital Forensics & Corporate Investigations — Two Years in a Row

More great news! Cornerstone Discovery has been recognized as the #1 Digital Forensics and Corporate Investigations firm in Pennsylvania for two consecutive years. This award was presented to Cornerstone Discovery by The Legal Intelligencer through its “Best of” 2020 survey. The “Best of” annual survey was developed by The Legal Intelligencer to help lawyers identify […]