2017

Lessons in Document Review from the JFK Files

50 Years of Document History Last month, the National Archives released thousands of documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This document release has taken the political and ediscovery worlds by storm, and for good reason. Reviewing the JFK files is a deep dive into historical document review, and these records
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What Does "Reasonable" Data Security Mean?

The November/December 2017 issue of ethikos, the Journal of Practical Business Ethics, featured an article by Everlaw’s Director of Security and Compliance, Lisa Hawke. Ethikos is published by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, a non-profit association made up of over 6000 compliance and ethics professionals, and examines ethical issues in business. In her article “What does ‘reasonable’ data
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Finding the near duplicate

Discovery in any case can be highly repetitive. Documents such as invoices, receipts, and forms can appear in a document review as near-duplicates that are over 90% identical. The less than 10% of documents that are different could be highly critical to a case, such as the amounts on invoices where there are alleged fraudulent
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#NCSAM Week 5: Protecting our Infrastructure with Pen Testing

Week 5: October 30-31 Theme: Protecting Critical Infrastructure The theme for the final week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month is protecting critical infrastructure from cyber security threats. This week’s theme raises awareness about the importance of building resilience in your organization’s critical systems. Everlaw undergoes regular penetration testing (“pen testing”) by an independent third
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ediscovery robot

Robot lawyers are making headlines everywhere from USA Today to the Washington Post thanks to Stanford University student Joshua Browder, who has created a chatbot he claims is powering “the first case of a fully automated lawsuit.” “You can sue Equifax for $25,000 by pressing a button,” Browder tweeted. Upset about the credit agency’s massive
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security champions

Week 4: October 23-27 Theme: Build Stronger Defenses—Security Champions The theme for week 4 of National Cyber Security Awareness Month is creating security champions. Geared towards the cyber security field as a whole, the efforts this month are intended to encourage people to pursue a career in the cyber security field, and to provide helpful
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