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Antiforensics Practices Can Complicate E-Discovery Investigations

With the rise of e-discovery, attorneys have necessarily become acquainted with the inner workings of computer systems. File system metadata is often crucial to proving critical points at trial, and computer forensics has shown itself to be an essential tool for discovering lost files and revealing hidden metadata. But as the lawyers and investigators grow [...]

The Rules for Computer Forensics

The recovery of evidence from electronic devices is fast becoming another component of many the IT Manager’s remit. Electronic evidence gathered is often valuable evidence and as such should be treated in the same manner as traditional forensic evidence – with respect and care. Essentially, this area is known as computer forensics and can be [...]

Letting EDD Evidence Speak for Itself

By now, you undoubtedly have mastered the new electronic data discovery amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. You keep up with the rapidly evolving case law. You probably even know the difference between a computer forensic expert and an EDD vendor, and the differences in the types of services each provide. It’s likely, [...]

Importance Of Recovery Planning

Disasters are common in the world today, from nature to car wrecks. In the computer industry, disasters aren’t any different. They can come in the form of an office fire, computer crashes, hard drive failure, missing IT documents, stolen hardware, and many other forms. Disasters can be very traumatic and stressful, although there are actions [...]

Controlling the Accidental Release of Digital Information

In an age when virtually all documents are created on computers, it has become second nature to electronically share these materials through e-mail, extranets, and USB flash drives. Unfortunately, many people don’t fully understand exactly what information is contained in the files they are distributing. In the legal community, where clients routinely entrust sensitive and [...]