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 computer forensics experts at Atlantic Data Forensics provide guidance…

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The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended in 2006 to include requirements regarding electronically stored information. Most importantly, these rules were amended to require participants in legal proceedings to engage in a Rule 26(f) conference, where parties could discuss relevant electronic data and the best ways to access it, among other issues. Here, the…

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2018 is not yet halfway over, but already more than 10 major data breaches have occurred, affecting companies such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Panera Bread, FedEx, CarePlus and more. Data breaches are a serious concern in the modern era and have become more prevalent in recent years; in 2017 there were more than 1,000 data…

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Office 365, a group of subscriptions created by Microsoft that provide productivity software and related services, is used by thousands of businesses across the nation. There is a wide array of security-enhancing features that can be implemented when using Office 365 products; however, the majority of them must be manually activated by the user. Here,…

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Early case assessment (ECA) is a fundamental first step in any legal matter, and a computer forensics team can be an invaluable resource in the process. Here, the computer forensics experts at Atlantic Data Forensics explain how ECA works, best practices during ECA and why the help of a computer forensics team can be valuable…

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