Plaintiff’s counsel filed a Motion for Sanctions against Defendants Katherine Camera, an individual, and Broadbent Selections, Inc. Defendants’ Counsel Mr. Joseph Marconi and Mr. Victor J. Pioli of Johnson & Bell LTD. successfully defeated those allegations using analysis of Forensicon’s Senior Examiner, Yaniv Schiff.
Beginning October 1st, 2009, the Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program entered it’s Phase One Implementation and Evaluation period. During the seven months from now until May 1st, 2010, individual Seventh Circuit judges have agreed to adopt new principles concerning the discovery of electronically stored information (ESI) and implement them in select cases. “The Principles”[…Read More]
Computer Forensic Expert Uncovers Employee’s Attempt to Download Employer’s Confidential Documents 2004 WL 1067795 (Md. 2004) The plaintiff filed a motion for a temporary injunction to enjoin the defendant from using trade secrets that the plaintiff believed the defendant had misappropriated. The defendant claimed that any “trade secrets” that he had copied were coincidental. He[…Read More]
Unfortunately for employers, unconditional trust in an employee’s honesty is not a luxury any employer can afford. The Computer Security Institute’s “2003 Computer Crime and Security Survey” indicates that “theft of proprietary information caused the greatest financial loss” and, additionally, 62 percent of those who responded to the survey reported that an insider was involved[…Read More]
What You Don’t Know May Hurt You – Email Evidence You can shred paper documents, but electronic files, including email, live on. And don’t think that deleting them, or even emptying your recycle bin, is going to get rid of them. Out of sight may mean out of mind for most computer users, but the[…Read More]
NY Supreme Court Establishes a Search Protocol 2010 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 6058 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. June 25, 2010) During the discovery phase of a martial dispute, the New York Supreme Court established guidelines for a search protocol to assist the forensic examination of the defendant-husband’s work computer. Plaintiff-wife Sarah Schreiber moved for an order compelling[…Read More]