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The Boom of Zoom? Careful Considerations for eDiscovery Professionals

According to Michael Finnegan of Computerworld, the challenges facing Zoom continue to mount, as the company now faces investor lawsuits and as more organizations ban the use of the video meeting app due to privacy and security concerns. Whether your company is currently evaluating vendors, or has already rolled out remote working technology solutions, now is the time to think about these issues.

Cyber Actors and Criminals: Two Cybersecurity Updates from the FBI

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a spike in businesses teleworking to communicate and share information over the internet. With this knowledge, malicious cyber actors are looking for ways to exploit telework software vulnerabilities in order to obtain sensitive information, eavesdrop on conference calls or virtual meetings, or conduct other malicious activities. While telework software provides individuals, businesses, and academic institutions with a mechanism to work remotely, users should consider the risks associated with them and apply cyber best practices to protect critical information, safeguard user privacy, and prevent eavesdropping.

A Crisis of Confidence? The Spring 2020 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey

Since January 2016, more than 1,900 individual responses to seventeen quarterly eDiscovery Business Confidence surveys have been received from legal, business, and technology professionals across the eDiscovery ecosystem. This spring survey will provide important insight into the business confidence of executive leaders, operational managers, and tactical execution professionals as we collectively seek to understand the impact of the current global COVID-19 pandemic on the business of eDiscovery. 

The Race to the Starting Line? Recent Secure Remote Review Announcements

Not all secure remote review offerings are equal as the apparent experience a provider has in delivering and supporting secure remote review services, when viewed through the veil of branding or the halo effect of other eDiscovery offerings, may vary greatly from the reality of actual provider experience.

eDiscovery Mergers, Acquisitions, and Investments in Q1 2020

From HaystackID and Everlaw to Cellebrite and Carbonite, ComplexDiscovery findings, data points, and tracking information from January 1, 2020, to March 29, 2020, may be useful for understanding merger, acquisition, and investment activity patterns in the eDiscovery ecosystem during the first calendar quarter of 2020.

Are You Experienced? Considering Remote eDiscovery Services

Carefully and courteously confronting remote eDiscovery service assertions with questions that extend beyond technological capabilities and into the practical and proven experiences of providers in actually delivering on asserted skills may be beneficial in considering, comparing, and choosing remote eDiscovery services and providers.  

Pandemic Drives Temporary Changes in Antitrust Investigations from DOJ and FTC

For mergers currently pending or that may be proposed, the DOJ Antitrust Division is requesting from merging parties an additional 30 days to timing agreements to complete its review of transactions after the parties have complied with document requests. If circumstances require, the Division may revisit its timing agreements with merging parties in light of further developments.

Five Great Reads on Data Discovery and Legal Discovery for March 2020

From business continuity considerations to cybersecurity attacks, the March 2020 edition of the Five Great Reads on Data Discovery and Legal Discovery newsletter provides a selection of recent and relevant articles and research shared to update legal, information technology, and business professionals on the art and science of eDiscovery.