Information Governance (InfoGovernance) is the specification of decision rights and an accountability framework to encourage desirable behavior in the valuation, creation, storage, use, archiving and deletion of information. It includes the processes, roles, standards and metrics that ensure the effective and efficient use of information to enable an organization to achieve its goals. Information governance should be an element in planning an enterprise's information architecture.

(Gartner Hype Cycle for Legal and Regulatory Information Governance, 2009, December 2009).

An Engagement Area (EA) is an area where the commander of a military force intends to contain and destroy an enemy force with the massed effects of all available weapons systems.

(FM 1-02, Operational Terms and Graphics, September 2004).

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Weekly eDiscovery Top Story Digest – November 13, 2013

Compiled by @ComplexD from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and announcements.

Weekly eDiscovery Top Story Digest Update

News-eDiscovery-Now - Cropped 48x48eDiscovery Now for Legal Professionals

Providing legal professionals with a weekly overview of the latest developments, opinions and news in the field of eDiscovery.
  • 2013 Am Law Tech Survey: Firms’ Data Security Fears Rise - (Alan Cohen)
  • A State Judge’s Perspective On E-Discovery | Legal Talk Network - (@SharonNelsonEsq, John Simek)
  • An ‘Unintended Consequence’ of EHR Adoption: Litigation Discovery - (Marla Durben Hirsch)
  • Anatomy of a Password Disaster – Adobe’s Giant-Sized Cryptographic Blunder - (Paul Ducklin)
  • Canada:  Search and Seizure of Computers and Cellphones - (Omar Ha-Redeye)
  • Court Orders Imaging to Ensure Preservation of Self-Proclaimed Hacker’s ESI - eDiscovery Law - (K&L Gates)
  • Defending Electronic Searches and Seizures - (Maranda Fritz, James Roberts)
  • Discovery Rules Changes Greeted With Skepticism in Senate - (Tom Ruger)
  • Dreading Going Through the E-Discovery Process? These Tips Can Help  - (Fox Rothschild)
  • Information Governance Removes Financial Drain of Compliance - (Nick Patience)
  • Judge Grimm Shows that Discovery Doesn’t Have to Be…Grim - (Doug Austin)
  • Judge Grants Criminal Defendant’s Request For Metadata - (@ITLexOrg)
  • Key eDiscovery Cases in October | Technology Law Source - (@JayKurkiw)
  • Lawyer Suspended For Failure To Maintain An Email Address | @ITLexOrg - (Carter McMillan)
  • Plaintiff Hit With Adverse Inference To Remedy Spoliation From Failure To Issue Legal Hold - (@LegalHoldPro)
  • Proposed eDiscovery Rule Would Bring Relief from Specter of Sanctions - (Philip. Yannella, Arash Micaily)
  • Spoliation, Uncertainty and Sekisui: Why We Need a New Rule 37(e) (Robert Levy)
  • Spoliation Uncertainty—The Impact of Recent Case Law - (Brad Harris, Hon. Ronald Hedges)
  • Surveillance Footage in Litigation – (John Barbieri)
  • Systems Approach to eDiscovery – (Herb Roitblat)
  • Technology, Not Rules Changes, Is Answer to E-Discovery Costs, Arthur Miller Tells Senate Panel - (Bob Ambrogi)
  • The Commoditization of E-Discovery Doesn’t Add Up - (Leonard Deutchman)
  • Vanity of the Bonfires: Spoliation of Evidence - (Timothy Tippins)
  • You Need a Duty to Preserve Before Issuing Sanctions | Bow Tie Law’s Blog - (Josh Gilliland)

ActionableINTActionable Intelligence for In-House Counsel

Providing in-house counsel with a weekly overview of significant legal and technology-related stories centered around the corporate risk topics of compliance, information governance, privacy and security.
  • ALJ Holds Employers Can Ban “Gotcha” Audio Recordings From The Workplace - (Philip Gordon)
  • Alternatives to Traditional Risk Assessments - (Jim Deloach)
  • Anti-Corruption and the Hallmarks of an Effective Compliance Program: Part Three - (Scott Moritz)
  • California Expands Breach Notification Law to Cover Online Accounts - (Michael Epshteyn)
  • Can Data Discriminate? (Marlisse Silver Sweeney)
  • Can You Use Pre-Suit Discovery To Unmask An Anonymous Blogger in Texas? (Travis Crabtree)
  • Comprehensive Management for Law Department Efficiency - (Rebekah Mintzer)
  • Court Rules Defendant Doesn’t Have Controls of PCs of Former Members, Denies Motion to Compel – (Doug Austin)
  • Did You Not Get the HIPAA Memo? (Angela Hunt)
  • Employees Stealing Your Data – Still an Epidemic - (@SharonNelsonEsq)
  • FINRA Issues Report on Broker-Dealer Conflicts of Interest - (Annette Nazareth)
  • Is the Cloud Right for My Firm? – Law Technology Today - (Pageen Turner)
  • Materials Provided to Reporting Expert by Anyone Other than Counsel or Client Are Unprotected – (Gregory Joseph)
  • NAD Again Finds Colorable Concerns Regarding Disclosure Obligations in Social Media - (Amy Mudge, Randy Shaheen)
  • Seventh Circuit Weighs In on Firing for Facebook Posts - (Marlisse Silver Sweeney)
  • Social Media In Government: Managing The Risks - (InfoWeek Government)
  • The In-House Counsel’s Role in Framing Cybersecurity Strategy – (Alice Lin Geene)
  • This Should Get Your Attention: Fake EAS Attention Signals Fetch Fines –  (R.J. Quianzon)
  • Turning a Corner?  The Data Protection Debate to Date - (Patrick Van Eecke, Loretta Marshall)
  • Wearing the Corporate Secretary’s Hat Atop the GC’s – (Rebekah Mintzer)
  • Why Perfect Security Is Overrated – (Angela Hunt)

VendorClipsVendor Clips for eDiscovery Practitioners

Providing eDiscovery practitioners with a weekly overview of relevant legal technology news and announcements as shared by industry vendors and commentators.
Calendar-48x48Industry Conferences, Events and Meetings
Providing industry professionals a non-all inclusive listing of key industry educational conferences, events and meetings.
2013 Technology in the Law Symposium
November 13, 2013
Washington, DC
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2013 eDiscovery Leadership Conference
November 15, 2013
Hollywood, FL
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The Advanced eDiscovery Institute
November 21-22, 2013
Washington, DC
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Governance, Risk & Compliance 2013
December 4-5, 2013
Orlando, FL
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ESI Roundtable – eDiscovery Case Law Update (CLE)
December 6, 2013
Atlanta, GA
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E-Discovery for Corporate Market Conference
December 11 – 12, 2013
Los Angeles, CA
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LegalTech New York, 2014
February 4-6, 2014
New York, NY
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March 27-29, 2014
Chicago, IL
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The 14th Annual Super Conference (Inside Counsel)
May 12-14, 2014
Chicago, IL
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May 13-15, 2014
Washington, DC
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Access Data User’s Conference
May 13-16, 2014
Las Vegas, NV
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ILTA 2014
August 25-28, 2014
Nashville, TN
Click here for more information.
Relativity Fest
October 12-15, 2014
Chicago, IL
Click here for more information.

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