Category Archives: Cyber security

Fighting the good fight at the Nuix User Exchange 2017

You take your optimism where you can find it these days. Few of us can feel very cheery about the political or economic future on either side of the Atlantic. At times like this, optimism lies in hoping that your … Continue reading

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Nuix webinar on 4 October: Left and Right Breach

Nuix is presenting a webinar on 4 October with the title Left and Right Breach. Right of breach is the detection of activity after it has happened; left of breach involves getting ahead of the breach and pre-empting and preventing … Continue reading

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Masters Conference and Reed Smith event in London on 28 September

The Masters Conference has a long tradition of producing first-rate events on eDiscovery and the ever-widening range of subjects which surround it. Reed Smith is an international firm with a strong presence in London as well as the US and … Continue reading

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The Nuix User Exchange 2017 is nearly upon us

My next foreign trip is to the Nuix User Exchange running from 17 to 20 September at Huntington Beach California. I very much enjoyed last year’s event and look forward to taking part in this one. 300 participants are expected … Continue reading

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ILTACON 2017 – and the ship sails on

Despite its title, this post is not about Fellini’s 1983 film And the Ship Sails On in which a great liner is unexpectedly attacked just before the big event which was the purpose of the voyage, leaving Freddie Jones sharing a … Continue reading

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OpenText extends its reach again with the acquisition of Guidance Software

The once-straitforward business of eDiscovery has extended its reach, its software and its skills into related areas, embracing ever-wider concepts of information management. As it has done so, the market has seen increasing consolidation as bigger companies buy smaller ones … Continue reading

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Consilio: can you trust law firms with your data?

I remember as a young solicitor being at a meeting with a partner who was asked about the security of information held in the offices. The security, he said, lay in the fact that it was all too boring and … Continue reading

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Following the Nuix Black Report on cybercrime: webinar and the 2018 survey

I wrote recently about the Nuix Black Report on cybercrime. The main themes were the need to “know your enemy” and the critical importance of preparing for cyber attacks which are increasingly seen as both inevitable and destructive. Nuix has … Continue reading

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A wide range of topics at the AccessData User Summit

I went last month to the AccessData User Summit at an attractive resort in San Diego. I moderated or took part in four panels, learnt a lot, met up with old acquaintances and made new ones. It was an extremely … Continue reading

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The Nuix Black Report on cybercrime: knowing your enemy

The Nuix Black Report on cybercrime was published in February. Leaving it to simmer a while has shown its value, as cyber incidents like WannaCry show the value of the understanding and planning which the report urges. There is a … Continue reading

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Interview: Matthew Geaghan of Nuix talks about the transferability of eDiscovery skills and technology

Like Nuix itself itself, Matthew Geaghan began with the hard technology of forensics and grew from that into eDiscovery, digital forensics, incident response and cyber security, acquiring new skills as the focus changed. Some retraining may be necessary, Matthew Geaghan … Continue reading

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Data protection, TAR and data security dominate my corner of Legaltech

I have already written short holding post about Legaltech (Not yet my Legaltech report) which includes links to posts by others. This article focuses on my own small corner of this vast event. Oh, and yes, I know it was … Continue reading

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A personal note as Eddie Sheehy leaves Nuix

The earliest picture I have of Eddie Sheehy, taken at an eDiscovery conference in Singapore in 2010 on a panel which I moderated.  It’s an odd beast the eDiscovery world. Now a multibillion-dollar industry and growing, it somehow retains a … Continue reading

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Guidance Software’s Enfuse 2017 – Early Bird Discount closes on 6 January

Guidance Software’s Enfuse Conference takes place in Las Vegas from 22 to 25 May 2017. Enfuse covers all aspects of security and digital investigations across three days. I have been going for many years (I did three panels there last … Continue reading

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Guidance Software webinar on 14 December: where InfoGov meets InfoSec – new approaches to data-centric security

One of the presenters of this Guidance Software webinar is Barclay Blair, founder and Executive Director of the Information Governance Initiative. It is clear before you start reading about it, therefore, that the webinar will involve more than pure technology, … Continue reading

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Reviewing the year so far: May: Relativity Roadshow and IICE in London and Enfuse in Las Vegas

This is the second in a short series summarising the events which I have attended so far in 2016. The first is here. The travelogue is just a peg for the real purpose of the series, which is to show … Continue reading

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Panama Papers and cross-border data flows at the Nuix User Exchange

Everyone has their own reasons for going to the Nuix User Exchange – there is something for everyone on the Agenda, whether they are engaged in eDiscovery, law enforcement, forensics or security and whether as corporate client, lawyer, hands-on user, … Continue reading

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Nuix living up to its promises at the Insider Conference in London

I was diverted from writing about the Nuix Insider Conference, held in London on 23 March, by the news of the Panama Papers which broke shortly afterwards. That was too topical to miss, and Nuix played a major part in … Continue reading

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Nuix webinar on 31 May: EU General Data Protection Regulation – Need to Knows

On 31 May, Nuix is presenting a webinar called EU General Data Protection Regulation – Need to Knows. The subject, and the panel, is a re-run of a session at the very successful Nuix Insider Conference in London on 23 … Continue reading

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Navigant cyber crime expert warns law firms about cyber risk

An out-of-town meeting meant that I missed the cyber security seminar given by Navigant in London on 10 May. The speaker, as I wrote here, was Bob Anderson who heads Navigant’s growing Global Information Security Practice. Legal IT Insider carries … Continue reading

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Relativity webinar on 27 April: From Ashley Madison to the eBay hack – cybersecurity best practices

Relativity is presenting a webinar on 27 April with the title From Ashley Madison to the eBay hack – cybersecurity best practices. It is said that one third of in-house counsel have admitted that their companies have experienced a data … Continue reading

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View from Xerox in Hong Kong: why cyber security needs in-house counsel

When I first started writing about the management of electronic documents, the subject was a contained one, at least from my perspective. I was then concerned solely with compliance with the eDisclosure rules in England and Wales. Over the years, … Continue reading

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Navigant seminar in London on 10 May: Is your cyber security under threat?

If cyber threat was not already on corporate agendas, the Panama Papers debacle will help put it there. Navigant is running a seminar on in London on 10 May at 6pm called Is your cyber security under threat? The speaker … Continue reading

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Consilio survey: inadvertent disclosure of sensitive data of cloud-based applications

Consilio has long been known as a global expert in eDiscovery and document review services. Increasingly, and not least since its acquisition of Huron Legal last year, it is extending its reach into the wider field of law firm and … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Guidance Software’s Enfuse conference in Las Vegas

Guidance Software’s Enfuse conference (formerly CEIC) takes place in Las Vegas from 23 to 26 May. Apart from a few diehard forensics types, I must be one of the longest-standing speakers at this event, watching it grow over the years … Continue reading

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CGOC Europe 2015: Privacy, Security and Compliance in London on 11 December

CGOC is the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council which brings together more than 3,300 legal, IT, records and information management professionals from corporations and government agencies around the world. On 11 December, it is running an event in London with … Continue reading

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Guidance Software webinar on 1 December: 5 Things your board needs to know about security

Guidance Software is presenting a webinar on 1 December with the title 5 things your board needs to know about security. The webinar is aimed at those whose job may require them at any moment to explain to the board … Continue reading

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