How Digital Forensics Can be Used to Investigate Employee Data Theft

Statistics show that, alarmingly, over one quarter of employees steal proprietary information when leaving a company or organization. Whether these departing employees feel a certain sense of ownership over the data they choose to steal, or they intend to use the information to undermine the company, it is important to understand the legal consequences of…

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Legal Hold and the E-Discovery Process

A litigation hold, also known as a legal hold, is the process in which an organization involved in litigation advises its personnel of information that may need to be preserved for potential investigation. Here, the Maryland data forensics specialists at Atlantic Data Forensics explain the legal hold as an important step of the e-discovery process.…

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An Overview of Social Media Discovery

With the prevalent use of social media, it is inevitable that those facing litigation, whether they be the plaintiff or defendant, will likely be required to provide access to some amount of social media content during discovery. Here, the data forensics experts at Atlantic Data Forensics detail key information about social media discovery. There Has…

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Computer Forensics: Recovering Deleted Files

Recovering deleted files is an important job of a data forensic specialist, as an essential part of many digital forensics investigations is retrieving deleted files that could be used as evidence. Here, the data forensics experts at Atlantic Data Forensics provide an overview of the process of recovering deleted files for both files deleted accidentally,…

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Atlantic Data Forensics What to Know About Phishing Attacks

According to “The State of the Phish ReportTM 2018,” approximately 76% of information-security professionals revealed that their organization experienced a phishing attack in 2017. Phishing attacks are a serious issue for businesses of all sizes and in all sectors, but the damage they cause can be mitigated or avoided entirely through an understanding of how…

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Real-World Implications of Digital Forensics: ​The Purge Lawsuit

Universal Pictures, Platinum Dunes Productions and screenwriter James DeMonaco are currently in the midst of a copyright lawsuit based on the dystopian-thriller franchise “The Purge”. Recently, new developments from the plaintiff, Douglas Jordan-Benel, may show that emails provided in discovery by the defense were manipulated. Here, the digital forensic experts at Atlantic Data Forensics discuss…

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Data Forensics and Cloud Computing: Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive Data Sensitivity

Cloud computing has recently grown in popularity as a method of storing data. Services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and OneDrive are commonly used for their flexibility and cost-effectiveness which allow businesses to store and share their information with ease. However, with the convenience of use provided to businesses by cloud computing services comes new…

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Legal Considerations Regarding Smartphone Use for Businesses

Most businesses have accepted the use of smartphones in the workplace as an inevitable part of doing business in the digital age. With this use comes, however, a need to establish and understand the legal ramifications of personal or company-issued smartphone use by employees. Here, the digital forensics experts at Atlantic Data Forensics provide guidance…

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An Overview of Firewalls

According to a study conducted at the Clark School of University of Maryland, hackers attempt to gain access to a computer with Internet access approximately every 39 seconds. The staggering number of hacking attempts that occur each day should encourage individuals and businesses alike to put security measures in place that help to prevent hacking…

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Digital Forensics and Research Misconduct

With an incredible host of information existing in digital form in this day-and-age, the threat of research misconduct and misuse only continues to grow. Research misconduct offenses can include fabricating data and recording it as true, adjusting or omitting research results as a means to support a specific desired result or using another individual’s ideas,…

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