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Effective Preservation Letters for Electronic Evidence

Since 90% of the world’s information is stored as computer generated data, electronic discovery has become an imperative part of litigation. Billions of e-mails are being sent each day and more information is primarily (and sometimes only) stored electronically. When litigation occurs, evidence is most likely found hidden between the bits and bytes of electronic[…Read More]

Know What to Ask – Ensuring a Successful E-Discovery Request

Electronic discovery may be at the crux of a case in proving the culpability of the opposing party but when the requesting party is not careful in their request for electronic evidence, they could face the possibility of losing key information that would have otherwise provided a favorable resolution to their case. When requesting electronic[…Read More]

Track Former Employee’s Computer Activities

(The following is a theoretical scenario staged to help the reader understand the essential role that a computer forensic expert plays in tracing the theft of intellectual property.) An employee (Jane Doe) preparing to leave ACME for a competitor, NEWCO, wanted to make sure that she could take all of her clients with her to[…Read More]

Bryant, et al v. Chicago Public Schools, et al.

Forensicon was jointly retained by Plaintiff and Defendants. Defendant Gardner submitted a printed copy of a letter dated September 28, 2007 purportedly containing information in opposition to one or more of Plaintiff’s. Defendant Gardner also submitted a sworn declaration under penalty of perjury. Forensicon created and analyzed a forensic image of Gardner’s laptop computer and[…Read More]

Rambus, Inc. v. Infineon Techs. AG

In a patent infringement action, the defendant filed a motion to compel production of various documents including those related to the plaintiff’s document retention policy. The plaintiff provided evidence of the defendant’s “shred day”, an event where employees shredded about two million documents as part of the defendant’s document retention policy. The plaintiff argued that[…Read More]

Zakre v. Norddeutsche Landesbank

Defendant provided the plaintiff with two CD-ROM disks upon which the plaintiff filed a motion to compel further discovery. The defendant had already reviewed the disks to ensure that none of the defendant’s privileged information was on the disks; the defendant did not however, review the disks to single out the files that were responsive[…Read More]

What is Storage Media?

Storage media are devices that store application and user information. The primary storage media for a computer is usually the internal hard drive. Most internal drives are regular IDE hard drives that come with the computer. A removable drive is another popular storage device that is usually connected by firewire, USB, or parallel port (e.g.[…Read More]

Forensicon Sponsors Law Bulletin E-Discovery Conference

Forensicon is proud to announce that it is sponsoring the 2011 Law Bulletin E-Discovery Conference. This year’s event topics include: Protecting Privilege and Avoiding Waiver, Data Preservation Begins with Data Management, and Managing Scope and Review. Additionally, Lee Neubecker, President and CEO of Forensicon, will speak during the Data Management session as a featured panelist.[…Read More]