February 16, 2023

Cybersecurity part2

Cyberattacks that use AI are currently rare and limited to social engineering applications, (such as impersonating an individual) or used in ways that aren’t directly observable by researchers and analysts. However, the quantity and quality of advances in AI have made more advanced cyberattacks likely in the foreseeable future.
December 25, 2023

South Korea’s Technology Protection Strategy of National Core Technologies

Global technology competition has grown fierce recently requiring nations to consider and enact technology protection policies and strategies. In Japan, for example, there was a significant change in 2014 under the Liberal Democratic Party that led to the development and passage of the Economic Security Promotion Act in 2022, along with a new National Security Strategy.
April 1, 2023

Important eDiscovery Considerations for Japanese Companies -Part 2

Organizations in Japan, and generally across Asia Pacific (APAC), have experienced a sharp increase in eDiscovery related work over the past several years due to a rise in cross-border litigations and investigations. It is more critical now than ever before to take stock of important considerations when evaluating and partnering with service providers that will guide and support your eDiscovery needs.
September 30, 2021

Document Review in Today’s Pandemic

Legal departments rushed to transition their teams to work from home in order to adhere with the highest precautions.
August 5, 2020

With Remote the New Working Norm, What Does This Mean for the Litigation Cycle?

COVID-19 has changed the pattern of peoples’ lives worldwide, and it has faced the legal profession with its own unique set of challenges. Not only must the justice system…
February 24, 2023

BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Policy Considerations

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs remain both a major opportunity and challenge for enterprises. It is possible to capitalize on the benefits of BYOD without adding significant risk by following the right approach to identifying BYOD risk and developing an effective BYOD policy.
November 18, 2021

Legal Technology Has Record VC Investment In 2021

2021 has been a record year for legal tech: $1.4 billion was invested by venture capital firms in the first half of the year, which is more than in the entirety of 2020, and well above what was raised in 2018 and 2019. Leading the investment boom are startups like RocketLawyer (which provides legal services to individuals and small businesses), Verbit (voice transcription for the legal sector), Notarize (digital notarization), and Clio (cloud based CRM).
October 10, 2017

Know Before You Go: Does What Happens in China (eDiscovery) Have to Stay in China?

Cross-border investigations and litigation are not a new business for U.S. legal teams, and they have never been easy, especially in countries with stringent…
October 24, 2019

Compliance programs for Asian corps

Last year, Maruyasu Industries, an auto parts manufacturer of steel tubes, was fined $12 million for its role in a criminal conspiracy to fix…
May 7, 2023

Challenges with Messaging Apps & Related Data Retention Considerations

Messaging apps have become a ubiquitous form of communication, with billions of users worldwide. They have changed the way we communicate and share information with others in our personal lives and business, such that employees now routinely use messaging apps to conduct business. As the use of messaging apps has grown, so too has the need to collect data from these apps in a forensically sound manner from corporate-managed systems, as well as mobile devices for legal or investigatory reasons.
October 12, 2023

Handling Audio and Video Files to Meet eDiscovery Requirements

In this blog, we will discuss a few key challenges associated with handling audio and video files, cover best practices, and provide an overview of currently available solutions to help overcome nuances with these unstructured data types.
October 27, 2021

Cybersecurity Month Article: The new trend of Cybersecurity

October is Cybersecurity Month in the United States, but with the increasing rates of cybercrime, both from international and domestic sources, there is no month where cybercrime isn’t a constant, potentially catastrophic threat. The SolarWinds attack attributed to Russia in 2020, recent attacks on the water supply and other national infrastructure, and the increasing rate at which people have started working from home after the pandemic, has increased our awareness of cybercrime and our need to be constantly vigilant.
August 3, 2017

When to Use a Third Party Forensics Provider for Data Collection

Many companies hesitate to use third party forensic experts to preserve and collect their data for legal matters. The argument we hear often is…
August 16, 2018

For eDiscovery Professionals, the GDPR Cloud Offers a Few Silver Linings

The new General Data Protection Regulations (known as GDPR) rules were agreed upon in Brussels in 2015 and took effect in May, 2018. GDPR…
March 23, 2020

Tackle Impossible Deadlines with KIBIT-Powered AI

The Challenge A team of two attorneys faced a tight budget and an even tighter deadline. Close of discovery loomed, and extensive document review…
December 14, 2022

E-Discovery in Australia: Part 3 – Privacy Laws Updates and Revisions

One consistent message that seems to resonate from legislature to legislature across the world is the recognition of the fact that data - especially personal data - is both a weapon and a vulnerability, and in the quickly-evolving digital landscape of today the task of safeguarding it effectively becomes more and more difficult. The Australian legislature seeks to update its current privacy laws, which are based on both the original 1988 Privacy Act, and its later update from 2000, to reflect the rapid technological advancements that took place in the early 21st century in data collection, data storage and data analysis.
December 6, 2022

E-Discovery in Australia: Part 2 – The Road to TAR Adoption in Australian Legal Market

Technology Assisted Review (often shortened to TAR) has been making inroads in most major litigation markets. The progress hasn't been as speedy as some would have liked, perhaps, but law is a cautious and conservative field and even technological advancements that promise to herald a new era of efficiency in legal discovery and document review must wait until sufficient precedent has been accumulated by those daring justices and judges who are willing to give technology a chance.
June 25, 2018

Know Before You Go: Collections Complexities in Asia

As part of our series on Asia cross-border eDiscovery issues and best practices, in this post we provide an overview of the unique challenges…
January 7, 2020

We’re bringing Smarter AI to Legalweek New York 2020

Using Smarter AI via our KIBIT AI engine we then process your data set. This results in fewer documents, with greater relevance, for review. In turn, our clients spend significantly less time during the discovery review phase leveraging KIBIT Automator’s AI technology.
December 10, 2021

Cloud Computing Today and Beyond

Cloud Computing, or the ability to use software and data storage over the internet rather than on a local physical device, has greatly increased over the past several years, skyrocketed during the pandemic, and is predicted to continue growing into 2022.