Nuix Announces CEO and CFO Appointments

According to newly appointed Nuix CEO Jonathan Rubinsztein, “It is clear that the people of Nuix are world-class and passionate about what they do. I’m committed to strengthening what they have built and providing them the space to thrive as professionals and help fulfill our mission to deliver truth in a digital world.”

A SaaSy New AI-Enabled Offering? Cloud Court Releases Armatus

According to the announcement, Armatus enables attorneys to maximize the benefits of their existing eDiscovery production and to collaborate with in-room and distributed litigation teams in new and powerful ways, including through the preparation of witnesses in advance of depositions. During the deposition itself, the deposing attorney as well as their in-room and remote team members can read and select real-time transcript content, auto-search eDiscovery production without having any experience with the eDiscovery platform itself, and instantly see relevant documents that help them craft questions.

Canopy Software Announces Privacy Audit

According to Ralph Nickl, CEO and Founder of Canopy, “The entire premise of corporate privacy is to mitigate the potential for or the impact of a data breach. But up until now, companies didn’t have deep insight into how much PII was in their data until after a breach occurred, when it’s too late to mitigate. Privacy Audit flips this by proactively giving IT, security, and privacy professionals the powerful AI-driven PII detection that is used in breach response.”

Hanzo Announces Preserve-In-Place Support for Slack eDiscovery

According to Brad Harris, VP of Product at Hanzo, “Preserving data in Slack gives enterprise legal teams the flexibility they need to balance risk and cost by limiting the copies of data. We take an approach that always seeks to empower the customer to control the amount of data they collect and reuse it across matters once collected which limits exposure from overcollection and redundant data.”

Holding That Thought? Everlaw Launches Legal Holds

According to Ryan O’Leary, Esq., Research Manager for Privacy and Legal Technology at IDC, “eDiscovery continues to evolve as an industry and a practice area. eDiscovery champions within enterprises continue to be pressured to do more with less, all while having the desire to bring more of the eDiscovery process in-house. Legal holds are a crucial step of eDiscovery to ensure the appropriate information is collected and protected. Everlaw recognizes this reality and by incorporating legal holds as a feature, and not a product, differentiates themselves as a unique partner for eDiscovery stakeholders. Auditable legal holds and defensible collections become easier and the additional value created for customers is a compelling solution within the eDiscovery sphere.”

Cellebrite to Acquire Digital Clues

According to Cellebrite CEO Yossi Carmil, “We are pleased to announce this acquisition, an important step in executing against our vision of building a leading end-to-end investigative Digital Intelligence platform. Open-source intelligence capabilities provide law enforcement agencies with critical tools to capitalize on those crucial early hours of an investigation. The team at Digital Clues has built up a strong reputation in this space and we look forward to welcoming them into the Cellebrite family.”

iCONECT Acquires Ayfie Inspector Artificial Intelligence Codebase

According to Ian Campbell, CEO of iCONECT, “Direct access to the source code enhances our ability to create innovative synergies which include artificial intelligence assisting companies to incorporate AI as a standard component of their eDiscovery workflow. At iCONECT we are always focused on looking over the horizon and this transaction is definitely a game-changer for the industry.”

Into the Breach? Integreon Announces Comprehensive Breach Notification Services

According to Bob Rowe, Integreon CEO, “As bad actors continue to attack businesses and exfiltrate sensitive personal data, Integreon has broadened its cyber incident response capabilities to help insurance providers, law firms and forensics shops assist their clients with efficient, effective notification services. This is exactly what Integreon does best. We apply technology, fit-for-purpose process, and the right people against a data-driven challenge. Notification is an essential step in the cyber incident response process, and we have built a superior team with qualified talent to do cyber breach notification right.”

Industry-First Remote Mobile Device Data Collection Solution from Cellebrite

According to Ken Basore, GM Enterprise Solutions at Cellebrite, “Corporate investigators are under serious pressure, now having to face the additional challenge of sourcing data to support cases from a geographically scattered hybrid workforce, who are using more devices and messaging services than ever before for professional communications. Today’s announcement underscores the strategic importance of Cellebrite’s cloud capabilities and our commitment to ensure enterprise investigators can adapt to a hybrid workforce.”

Visually Speaking? Hanzo Adds Visual Analyzer To Identify Relevant Slack Conversations Rapidly

According to Brad Harris, VP of Product at Hanzo, “This new feature is Hanzo’s first entry into visual analytics born from the work we did with The Sustainable Innovation Fund with Innovate UK grant. We’ve been building models to take complex data sets and extract value and meaning with visual context. When you have massive amounts of data, results in a simple grid view are tough to parse through to gain meaningful insights. From this foundational work, we’re looking forward to adding toolsets to help enterprises gain more intelligence about the content of their data, whether it’s PII or sentiment analysis.”

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