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Risk Analysis and Legacy Data: How to make your Big Data Defensible

March 27, 2014

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Every company and government organisation has defined goals, targets and strategies for their success or growth, with established timelines for each proposed deliverable. But along the way, all types of terrible events can take place which may jeopardize these strategies and prevent the achievement of these goals and targets. We cannot prevent or foresee all […]

Dealing with Documents in other Languages

January 28, 2014

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High-stake investigations and eDiscovery projects are not limited by national boundaries and no investigator can afford to miss relevant information because it is in a foreign language and the cost of translation is too high. Multi-lingual text collection hide more complexities than it initially look like, because, in addition to differences in character sets and […]

How to Avoid Vendor-lockup in Email Archiving and Enterprise Information Archiving

January 7, 2014

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By Mary Mack Recently, a new email-archiving challenge has arrived: as regulatory retention periods only get longer, many of these time frames are now longer than the average technical life of most commercial email archiving and enterprise information archiving solutions. As a result, one should incorporate at least one and in many case more conversions […]

Protecting privacy essential to protect your organization!

December 10, 2013

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The Enron Data Set is an industry-standard collection of email data that was previously hosted by EDRM and in 2012 became an Amazon Web Services Public Data Set. The Enron Data Set has served for many years as an industry-standard collection of email data for electronic discovery training and is a valuable public resource for […]

Principles of Creating a Top-Down Filing plan

July 2, 2013

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Records management and archiving practices have now acquired a new level of visibility and importance within both public and private sectors, and, as a result, most organizations are acknowledging the relevance of comprehensive, high-quality records management solutions. The expectations for a conceptual framework of records management, however, now involve more than just the traditional perception […]

European Privacy and Data Protection Regulations: Effective Defense Tools in eDiscovery But Also a Compliance Risk!

December 5, 2011

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Last week, nearly 300 privacy professionals gathered in Paris for the second International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) European Data Protection Congress. Completely focused on the latest developments in privacy for the European data protection community, this conference was an extraordinarily high quality event—one of the best I have ever attended. The organizers sought to […]

Why Legal, IT, Compliance and Investigators Must Work Together!

December 1, 2011

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Last week, ZyLAB’s Amsterdam team hosted more than 100 professionals and thought-leaders in the areas of eDiscovery, information management and legal technology. The delegates converged at “ZyLAB Universe 2012” which took place at the Nyenrode Business University in Amsterdam. This unique professional and historic setting was a fitting backdrop for workshops and presentations from many […]