Digital piracy is the illegal distribution of copyrighted materials. Legal issues involving companies like Napster have raised questions about the legality of peer-to-peer sharing, which is often how digital piracy occurs, and the European Union has attempted to pass sweeping legislation which they claim will crack down on the issues of digital piracy and copyright…

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When using the Internet, there is always a risk that you are going to encounter malware and cybercrime, which is why installing a firewall and virus protection is advisable as well as being skeptical when it comes to strange emails or advertisements. Here, the data protection professionals at Atlantic Data Forensics provide an overview of…

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Computer viruses come in a variety of different forms, and each have their own characteristics, which makes it important for computer users to understand how different viruses work and how to detect them. Here, the data forensics specialists at Atlantic Data Forensics explain 10 types of viruses you should know about. Browser Hijacker A browser…

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Because intellectual property theft is a growing threat due to our increased reliance on digital storage and sharing systems, the need for improved intellectual data protection increases. Here, the digital forensics specialists at Atlantic Data Forensics explain five ways you can protect your business against intellectual property theft so you can best preserve your business’s…

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Cryptocurrencies are meant to protect users from fraud due to their decentralized and anonymized transactions, but this type of currency can still be vulnerable to certain types of fraud, scams or risks. Here, the cybersecurity and computer forensics experts at Atlantic Data Forensics discuss some cybersecurity considerations cryptocurrency traders and users should implement when buying,…

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In the event that an incident or wrongdoing occurs at your company, such as employee theft, harassment or drug abuse, fast and effective action is necessary to mitigate the situation and avoid liability. Here, the computer forensics specialists at Atlantic Data Forensics detail the important steps you should take during a proper workplace investigation. When…

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With the number of individuals owning a smartphone in 2019 expected to reach 2.5 billion, the legal industry cannot overlook the tremendous role of smartphones in the modern e-discovery process. Here, the data forensics specialists at Atlantic Data Forensics explain how smartphones can be used to collect incriminating evidence during legal investigations. Smartphones Transform the…

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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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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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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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