Tag: Electronically Stored Information

Microsoft SharePoint Forensic and E-Discovery Collections

SHAREPOINT FORENSIC AND E-DISCOVERY COLLECTIONS Microsoft SharePoint forensic and E-Discovery collections have become a growing concern for legal IT professionals and their clients. An extensive amount of potentially relevant discoverable content stored in SharePoint sites can be a minefield of technical challenges. A quick Google search can point to some...

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Mac Target Disk Mode

Booting an Apple Macintosh in target disk mode allows computer forensic examiners to copy relevant files from the internal drive on a Mac computer. Removing hard drives instead from a Mac computer can be time consuming and result in damage to the system when not performed properly. Therefore, target disk...

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ESI (Electronically Stored Information) Software Challenges

A couple weeks ago, I outlined what computer forensics and electronic discovery have in common and how they differ. I’d like to expand on this topic by identifying some common obstacles encountered when using popular computer forensic software for typical electronic discovery projects. A typical computer forensic case may involve:...

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ESI (Electronically Stored Information) Winds of Change

Changes are underway in how electronically stored information (ESI) is processed and reviewed. These changes are due to the huge size of repositories – hundreds of gigabytes or multiple terabyte sizes – identified for collection and processing. Corporations and their legal counsel realize that it may not be feasible or...

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