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    A Running List: Top 100+ eDiscovery Providers

    A Running List: Top 100+ eDiscovery Providers

    Based on a compilation of research from analyst firms and industry expert reports in the electronic discovery arena, the following “Top 100+Provider” list provides a short listing that may be useful in the consideration of eDiscovery providers. This listing is taken primarily from eDiscovery provider mentions in selected key formal industry reports and surveys published between August 2011 and today.

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    FBI Warns of Cybersecurity Risk from FTPs


    Extract from article by Kate Stewart

    The FBI provides the following specific guidance, which Covered Entities and Business Associates should heed:

    “The FBI recommends medical and dental healthcare entities request their respective IT services personnel to check networks for FTP servers running in anonymous mode. If businesses have a legitimate use for operating a FTP server in anonymous mode, administrators should ensure sensitive PHI [Protected Health Information] or PII [Personally Identifiable Information] is not stored on the server.”

    DTI Makes Strategic Investment in Valora Technologies

    Investment Makes Valora’s Pioneering AutoClassification and Information Governance Technology Available to DTI and Epiq Clients

    ATLANTA, GA and BEDFORD, MA – March 29, 2017 – DTI, a global legal process outsourcing (LPO) company providing eDiscovery, management services, litigation support, and court reporting, announced that it has completed a strategic, minority investment in Valora Technologies, Inc. Valora is a leading innovator in AutoClassification, predictive analytics and document data mining technologies for information governance, eDiscovery, and records management. The investment underscores the commitment DTI has made to investing in leading-edge information governance solutions.

    “This investment will propel Valora to the forefront of AutoClassification technology, building on our substantial lead,” said Valora CEO, Sandra Serkes. “Our mission is to transform the creation and utilization of rich metadata for mission-critical information management purposes, such as large content migrations, file cleanups, remediation, classification and compliance.”

    “Valora’s PowerHouse® automated services delivery engine is miles ahead of anything we’ve seen in the eDiscovery or information governance space and we are impressed with the Valora team,” said John Davenport, Jr., founder and CEO of DTI. “We look forward to bringing sophisticated solutions like these to our extensive client base.”

    Valora remains an independent organization from DTI, maintaining its current management team. Terms of the financing were not disclosed.

    From Free to Fee: A Short List of eDiscovery Educational Resources


    Provided to help data and legal discovery professionals as they learn, understand and grow in their knowledge of eDiscovery, the following non-all inclusive short listing of comprehensive, program-based educational resources is shared for your consideration:

    The e-Discovery Team’s Legal Training Program is a comprehensive electronic discovery educational program that has been designed by lawyers for lawyers, paralegals, and law students. It is now available for free as a service to anyone interested in electronic discovery.

    This is the e-Discovery Team’s training course on how to do TAR (Technology Assisted Review). What TAR really means is electronic document review enhanced by active machine learning, a type of specialized Artificial Intelligence. Our method of AI-enhanced document review is called Hybrid Multimodal IST Predictive Coding 4.0. The Course is composed of sixteen classes.

    The eDiscovery Education Center is owned by Arkfeld Professional Education, LLC (APE), and provides cost-effective learning resources to help eDiscovery professionals handle legal and practical issues in their practice area competently and ethically.

    The Electronic Discovery Institute’s (EDI) Distance Learning Initiative is an online, educational endeavor designed to engage practitioners and students to meet their ethical obligation of maintaining requisite knowledge and skill in the ever-evolving world of legal technology.

    ACEDS’ E-Discovery Essentials is an interactive, self-paced course that explores, educates, and evaluates participants on key legal, technology, and management aspects associated with the discipline of eDiscovery.

     

    Click here to provide additions, adjustments, and/or updates to the running short listing of eDiscovery Educational Programs.

    See the Running Short Listing of eDiscovery Educational Resources 


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    FBI Warns of Cybersecurity Risk from FTPs
    FBI Warns of Cybersecurity Risk from FTPs

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    An Abridged Look at the Business of eDiscovery: A Short List of eDiscovery Investors
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    Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery for April 2017
    Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery for April 2017

    This edition of the newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic di…

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