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Having a Solid Litigation Response Plan May Prevent Sanctions - D4

This article was originally published on The Daily Record.<p>When does the destruction of email messages of a named plaintiff by the defendant’s IT …

Lawsuits

Linked - How I made LastPass give me all your passwords

Should we stop using password managers? No. They are still much better than the alternative (password reuse).<p>Although, taking a second to disable …

Embattled Epiq Systems agrees to $1 billion buyout and merger with rival DTI

Kansas City, Kan.-based Epiq Systems Inc. agreed Wednesday to be purchased by the owners of its Atlanta-based rival DTI in a $1 billion …

Trading

Linked - Say Farewell to SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication?

The U.S. National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) says in a new draft of its Digital Authentication Guideline that SMS-based two-factor …

Linked - 21 Ways Automating Dropbox Can Save You Time Every Day

“Some of Dropbox’s underused features include commenting on files, bookmark storage, podcast hosting, and creating photo albums. There’s even some …

How Can Corporate Training Leverage Podcasting

Jul 26, 2016 | Posted by | Articles, Media production | 0 comments |<p>Thispost is about one simple question: Do you listen to podcasts?<p>I have been …

Podcasting

Linked - 8 Free Computer Forensics Training Resources for IT Pros (and anyone else)

Because if you’ve ever wanted to learn a bit about forensics, you already know free information is hard to find. This article not only has a link to …

We Are Family, I Got All My Attachments and Me: eDiscovery Best Practices

By: Doug Austin<p>July 26, 2016<p>OK, I know that’s not how the classic <b>Sister Sledge</b> song goes, but I’m such an eDiscovery geek that every time I think of …

Digital forensics

Could a New Aviation Bill Really Mean the End of Brutal Airport Security Lines?

<b>Update:</b> The bill passed in the House, but still needs to go through the Senate later this week. Fingers crossed!Last week, senior members of the …

Travel

Why Hasn’t Predictive Coding Fulfilled its Promise in eDiscovery?

Last week, the U.S. Tax Court denied an Internal Revenue Service motion to compel the production of electronically stored information that was not …

Karyn Harty of McCann FitzGerald: eDiscovery in Ireland and the Irish Bank Resolution case

<b>Karyn Harty</b> is the Partner at McCann FitzGerald in Dublin who won the predictive coding argument in Irish Bank Resolution v Quinn. I interviewed her …

Ireland

Cost-Effectively Manage an eDiscovery Services Provider

Through the introduction of better litigation technology by leading eDiscovery services providers, this has become much easier and cost-effective.

Computer forensics

Linked - Why you should use a password manager

If this doesn’t convince you to use a password manager just look at it this simply. We are seeing more and more hacks aimed at grabbing passwords …

Linked - Ex-Cardinals executive sentenced to 46 months in prison for hacking Astros' database

Correa is not necessarily a master hacker, but got access thanks to a combination of lax protocol and a little bit of luck. Astros GM Jeff Luhnow …

Failure to Preserve Emails Results in Sanctions

Home > Attorneys' Fees > Failure to Preserve Emails Results in Sanctions<p>We all know that it can be damaging to one’s case if a party to a litigation …

International relations

Linked - Use Both Windows and a Mac? Use These Tweaks and Work Smarter

Yeah, I go back and forth all the time, and there a couple of things that I commonly forget, so I’m sharing this for all of us who have to go back …

Why professionals are migrating back to Facebook for networking

She’s got 225,000 Facebook Likes, knows her way around a selfie stick and posts updates that are re-shared hundreds of times. No, it’s not Taylor, …

Fortune 500

Public Speaking: The Basics

Presenting a good speech requires practice and knowledge. There are a few basics to get started.<p>Approaching the Speaking Situation: Audience, …

Public Speaking

Linked - Producing Search-Term Hit Reports: Another Form of Discovery on Discovery

“Hit reports, by themselves, are of limited value, however. They do not speak to whether the hits are relevant, but merely show how many documents …

Recommended Podcast - Is the Internet Being Ruined

Image by Frau Hölle<p>Caught up with the most recent Freakonomics podcast episode yesterday and found the whole thing fascinating. The episode starts …

Linked - Public speaking blogs that'll knock your socks off

“When it comes to public speaking, the information out there is limitless. Thanks to the internet, my required reading list of RSS goodness is always …

How to Achieve Cooperation in eDiscovery, at Long Last – Driven, Inc.

The ideal of cooperation by opposing parties to address eDiscovery has been around for a while now. Since the The Sedona Conference Cooperation …

Digital forensics

Free Technology for Teachers: Lessons on Critical Thinking & Logical Fallacies

Many of the students in my social studies classes over the years have enjoyed a good classroom debate. I am sure that as the 2016 campaign for …

Linked - Now it’s easy to see if leaked passwords work on other sites

“So far, Ars isn’t aware of reports of such malicious tools circulating in the wild, but it wouldn’t be surprising if they exist and are already …

Two Factor Authentication Is Supposed To Be Annoying

. This article purports to contain a trick to make Two-Step Authentication less annoying. Actually, every time I have to use it to get into a site or …

Authentication

This Week In Legal Tech: Ethics And Technology Competence

I had a call last week from two partners at a 25-lawyer firm. Their secretary arranged the call so I had no idea what it was about. At the appointed …

Law

Linked - Your fitness tracker could be revealing your bank PIN

“Data from the accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometers could be used to monitor the way your wrist moves, whether you’re tapping in your pin at a …

Resource for Entry-Level Job Applicants

Image by flazingo_photos<p>It’s not the normal high-tech career stuff I usually talk about, but Aaron Ramsey of eApplicants.com sent me a note about the …

iOS version of Pokémon Go is a possible privacy trainwreck [Updated]

If you sign in to <i>Pokémon Go</i> on iOS, you may be giving it more access than it needs. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)<b>Update</b>: Niantic has confirmed in a …

Google