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Cyber Risk and Reward? Kroll Acquires Redscan

According to Redscan CEO, Mike Fenton, “Merging Redscan’s innovative culture and leading managed security services with Kroll’s unparalleled incident response experience and end-to-end cyber risk management capabilities allows us to provide a unique global offering. This combination will build fantastic value for our clients, who will benefit from a global team of world-class seasoned experts monitoring their environments and an expanded platform to grow our proprietary technology capabilities.”

Cybersecurity Challenges for Artificial Intelligence: Considering the AI Lifecycle

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is influencing people’s everyday lives and playing a key role in digital transformation through its automated decision-making capabilities. The benefits of this emerging technology are significant, but so are the concerns. In this recent report, The EU Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) warns that AI may open new avenues in manipulation and attack methods, as well as new privacy and data protection challenges.

A Shooting Star? Veristar Announces Joint Venture with CrossRealms International

According to Veristar company founder, CEO, and president, Rick Avers, “We are excited to be joining forces with the outstanding CrossRealms International team. Aligning forces with the litigation IT services professionals at CrossRealms International will completely set Veristar apart from its traditional competitors and completes Veristar’s vision to transform our industry that is still providing 20th-century resources in the 21st century.”

A Revealing Partnership? United Lex Selects Reveal for AI-Powered eDiscovery

According to Dave Deppe, president of UnitedLex, “To fill the void in preexisting legal technology, UnitedLex has developed a significant library of custom-tailored AI solutions for our clients based on their industry, types of litigation, investigations and regulatory demands. Combining our 13 years of development in Questio and Vantage with a powerful suite of technology assembled by Reveal, we will accelerate the expansion of the digital solutions we deliver to our clients.” 

Grid and Bear It? Everlaw Achieves Number One eDiscovery Ranking in G2 Grid Report

According to Michael Fauscette, chief research officer at G2, “Rankings on G2 reports are based on data provided to us by real users. We are excited to share the achievements of the products ranked on our site because they represent the voice of the user and offer terrific insights to potential buyers around the world.”

That’s the Slack, Jack: Hanzo Hold Extends eDiscovery for Slack Plus

According to Brad Harris, VP of Product at Hanzo, “Extending support for Slack Plus with Hanzo Hold, using Slack’s native export capabilities rather than API access afforded with an Enterprise Grid license, allows for a much broader set of organizations to benefit from the power of Hanzo Hold for Slack discovery. As applications like Slack become more mainstream, organizations must develop more efficient mechanisms for preserving and reviewing collaboration content.  Since our inception, Hanzo has been at the forefront of managing complex, dynamic data and helping enterprises reduce the cost and risk associated with these emerging data sources.”

A New Model for the Future? Google Cloud, Allianz and Munich Re Partner to Revolutionize Risk Management in the Cloud

According to Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud, “The benefits of adopting cloud technologies are too compelling for today’s enterprises and we are committed to removing the barriers that prevent this business acceleration. That’s why we are proud to be delivering a first-of-its-kind program with Allianz and Munich Re to help our customers reduce security risks and gain simplified access to specialized cyber insurance coverage to help customers accelerate their business with confidence in the cloud.”

Consider it a Privilege? H5 Announces New Privilege Log Design Module

According to Jason Richard, H5 Vice President of Products, “H5 Matter Analytics targets the most challenging parts of the privilege workflow, starting with advanced solutions for privilege content identification, continuing through to the creation, QC, and finalization of the privilege log. We’re very excited to leverage nearly 20 years of technology experience in this new release to help customers address the costs and risks associated with privilege review.”    

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for March 2021

From data breach economics and vulnerabilities to private-equity investments and vendor announcements, the March 2021 edition of the Five Great Reads on eDiscovery newsletter provides a selection of recent research, reports, and articles to update and inform legal, business, and information technology professionals in the eDiscovery ecosystem.

Silver Lake Invests in Relativity

According to Joe Osnoss, Managing Partner of Silver Lake, “Relativity is not only the clear leader in software for the legal sector, but also an increasingly strategic company in enterprise technology generally, as proliferating data across multiple formats both on-premise and in the cloud need to be collected and analyzed for a wide range of compliance purposes. Our investment is designed to accelerate the realization of Relativity’s potential in partnership with the talented management and employees, founder Andrew Sieja and our colleagues from ICONIQ Growth.”

A SOLID Look from Europe? Legal Tech Merger and Acquisition Activity with Mike Bryant and John Jacobs

From Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) to the recent flurry of...

Gimmal Acquires Sherpa Software

According to Mark Johnson, Chief Executive Officer at Gimmal, "With the...

Magnet Forensics Closes $115 Million IPO

According to Adam Belsher, Magnet Forensics' CEO, "I'm proud of the...

XDD Acquires Paralaw

According to Bob Polus, XDD Founder and CEO, “As part of...

A New Era in eDiscovery? Framing Market Growth Through the Lens of Six Eras

There are many excellent resources for considering chronological and historiographical approaches...

An eDiscovery Market Size Mashup: 2020-2025 Worldwide Software and Services Overview

While the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) for worldwide eDiscovery software...

Resetting the Baseline? eDiscovery Market Size Adjustments for 2020

An unanticipated pandemeconomic-driven retraction in eDiscovery spending during 2020 has resulted...

Home or Away? New eDiscovery Collection Market Sizing and Pricing Considerations

One of the key home (onsite) or away (remote) decisions that...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for April 2021

From X-Road® and risk management to business confidence and cybersecurity, the...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for March 2021

From data breach economics and vulnerabilities to private-equity investments and vendor...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for February 2021

From litigation trends and legal tech investing to facial recognition and...

Five Great Reads on eDiscovery for January 2021

From eDiscovery business confidence and operational metrics to merger and acquisition...

Considering Cyber Discovery? A Strategic Framework from HaystackID™

Cyber Discovery can be defined as the application of a combination...

Gimmal Acquires Sherpa Software

According to Mark Johnson, Chief Executive Officer at Gimmal, "With the...

Got Interoperability? CloudNine Launches Discovery Portal

According to Jacob Hesse, VP of Product at CloudNine, “Discovery Portal...

Magnet Forensics Closes $115 Million IPO

According to Adam Belsher, Magnet Forensics' CEO, "I'm proud of the...

Ready for Takeoff? Eighteen Observations on eDiscovery Business Confidence in the Spring of 2021

In the spring of 2021, 60.0% of eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey...

Issues Impacting eDiscovery Business Performance: A Spring 2021 Overview

In the spring of 2021, 25.0% of respondents viewed budgetary constraints...

Happy Days are Near Again? eDiscovery Operational Metrics in the Spring of 2021

In the spring of 2021, 93 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey participants...

A Splash of Optimism? Spring 2021 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey Results

This is the twenty-second quarterly eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey conducted by...