Information Governance & Security
Data is your lifeblood and this is your lifeguard.
John Clingerman, Vice President, Forensics Services
Litigation Readiness, Data Remediation, Cost Control
eDiscovery can get pricey, so to significantly reduce your eDiscovery costs, you have to be proactive about managing electronic information at an enterprise level. We’ll help you implement and enhance electronic discovery and information governance programs by understanding the scope of your information, where it’s stored and how it’s stored, accessed and regulated, as well as the applicable retention, preservation, and production obligations. Sound intense? It is. It’s also invaluable.
Corporate Data Remediation
Those back-up tapes and files are not of any use to your company if they're sitting in a storage room. In fact, if and when you receive a litigation hold notice, they could potentially wreak havoc on your discovery budget. D4 uses state-of-the-art technology that enables a cost-effective approach to tape management and remediation initiatives.
When there is a reasonable expectation of litigation, your company will be in the best position if you have a pre-determined, established set of discovery procedures. We create defensible Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Mobile Device Management Policies, and Litigation Response Plans for corporate legal departments that include well-documented data identification, preservation, and collection protocols.
eDiscovery expenses can pile up fast, especially if you’re over-collecting data or sending too much data to outside counsel for review. By implementing a defensible retention schedule, you can effectively minimize the amount of data that needs to be collected and reviewed for litigation, and therefore decrease your overall discovery costs.
Data Privacy and Security
As consumer technology becomes increasingly present in the corporate environment, a proper information governance strategy is imperative to ensure confidential company data is retained and destroyed securely. Organizations seeking to store data in the cloud must be careful to select solutions that can fit their specific needs.
Preservation of SMS Messages: A Mobile Device eDiscovery Guide for Litigants
This whitepaper explains retention schemes, deleted item recovery, legal hold and preservation options for the most popular mobile devices.
February 09, 2017
Intellectual Property Theft: How to Ensure a Defensible Investigation
September 15, 2016
5 Document Management Best Practices for Beginners
April 01, 2016
Cloud ESI in eDiscovery: Best Practices for Corporate Counsel
March 28, 2016
Text Messages in eDiscovery: Recovery, Retention, and Preservation
March 16, 2016
Why Data Analysis Must Be Implemented on Every Case
February 04, 2015
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