Tips for Protecting Your Data When Letting Go of Remote Employees

Remote positions make it easier to hire the talent your company needs to succeed. Unfortunately, managing remote employees comes with its own set of challenges. One such challenge involves protecting company data when laying off employees working from home. As digital forensics experts, we’ve handled dozens of cases involving the misuse of company information and […]

Top eDiscovery Collection Mistakes That Could Be Costing You

When litigation is underway, attorneys rely on the collection of electronically stored information (ESI) to obtain critical evidence. Due to the technical complexity of this process, mistakes are likely to occur without proper knowledge and understanding. Crucial metadata is lost, and the data’s authenticity becomes questionable.

Going Viral: How Social Media Plays a Role in eDiscovery

Social media is increasingly taking over our lives. People use it to connect with friends, influencers, and celebrities across the world. In contrast, companies use it to build a rapport with their customers, shape their image, market products and services, and receive customer feedback. As more of our lives continue to be spent online, more […]

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Are Siri and Alexa the Next Expert Witnesses?

Smart devices have streamlined our daily lives, enabling us to do and learn more. Now, they may be used in the course of digital investigations. Smart speakers equipped with virtual assistants, like Apple’s Siri or Amazon’s Alexa, are especially rife with digital evidence that could enable investigators to solve or prove a crime was committed. […]

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The Future Is Now — The Impact of AI on Digital Forensics

The frequency and intensity of cyber-attacks are increasing, resulting in a backlog of work for digital forensic analysts to sift through. Due to the high volumes of data to investigate, these specialists cannot rely on human power alone to complete their tasks. This leads many people to wonder if artificial intelligence (AI) technology has a […]

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The Role of Digital Forensics in Non-Compete Disputes

Any time a company hires a new employee, they risk that individual stealing company information for their own personal gain. Organizations must protect their trade secrets and intellectual property by implementing restrictive covenants such as non-compete clauses. This agreement states that an employee cannot work with one of the company’s competitors or start a similar […]