Monthly Archives: April 2017

World Intellectual Property Day: 3 Steps Toward Better IP Protection

by Michael D. Sarlo, EnCE, RCA, CBE, CCLO, CCPA At the 2012 RSA Cybersecurity Conference, former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Robert Mueller famously said: “I am convinced that there are two types of companies: Those that have been hacked and those that will be. And even they are converging into one category: Companies that […]

Ethical Hacking: What Attorneys Need To Know

by Paul Jensen The point at which law and technology meet is becoming more prominent in litigation proceedings, effectively dictating outcomes of trials with greater consistency as time goes on. Attorneys are gaining access to sensitive devices, data storage environments, and other cornerstones of digital business more frequently than ever before. Collections, reviews, and other […]

HAYSTACKID Project Manager Spotlight: Courtney Black – Pt. 2

Courtney Black is a Senior Project Manager at HAYSTACKID. In the first part of this Project Manager Spotlight, Courtney discussed her career thus far, as well as her experiences with certifications relevant to eDiscovery and digital forensics. Now, we pick up with her thoughts on working in the industry. Let’s talk a little about how […]

HAYSTACKID Project Manager Spotlight: Courtney Black – Pt. 1

Courtney C. Black, RCA, is a Senior Project Manager at HAYSTACKID. She has earned her stripes both within the industry and at the company thanks to her unmatched desire and ability to learn, improve, and lead. Courtney started at the ground-level in the eDiscovery industry directly after completing her higher education, which was around the […]

How Tight Are Your IP Governance Frameworks?

by Michael D. Sarlo Intellectual property has been at the center of countless instances of theft and fraud in the past several years. The mass digitization of information combined with the increasing susceptibility to data breaches has made it more difficult than ever before to keep IP private. At the same time, in-house attorneys are […]

Q&A: HAYSTACKID Managing Director Larry Lieb Discusses the Art of Custodianship – Pt. 2

In the first part of this Q&A, HAYSTACKID Managing Director Larry Lieb discussed general concepts related to the Art of Custodianship, as well as how smartphones and other advanced technologies have transformed relevant procedures. Now, he explains what makes HAYSTACKID’s approach to custodial processes and collections different from others in the field, as well as […]

Honoring Vinny Gambini on National Be Kind To Lawyers Day

In honor of National Be Kind To Lawyers Day, we wanted to pay tribute to our favorite (fictional) attorney of all time. Perhaps the most professional, eloquent, and elegant of all fictional attorneys, Vinny Gambini, played by Joe Pesci, took Alabama by storm with his pseudo-paralegal Mona Lisa Vito, played by Marisa Tomei, in My […]

Q&A: HAYSTACKID Managing Director Larry Lieb Discusses the Art of Custodianship – Pt. 1

The evolution of technology and rapid transition away from paper-based records management to digital systems have had profound impacts on evidence custodianship. From individual employees acting as custodians of devices and custodial interviews conducted during collections, to the preservation of files and beyond, the game has changed immensely in the past 10 years. Larry Lieb, […]

App-alling Risk: Preparing for Complex Data Discovery

by John Mielitz The explosive growth of data volumes has forced enterprises to re-evaluate their preservation and governance models, but perhaps not as intensely as the expanding diversity of information sources. Not so long ago, personal computers were the biggest source of corporate data, and the number of applications generating, storing, sharing, and managing information […]

I, (Ain’t No) Robot: Automation’s Role in Lit Support

by Andy Parrish, HAYSTACKID Director of Client Services Automation is an increasingly powerful and pervasive force in the public and private sectors. Now, in a debate that has raged on for decades and spanned virtually every industry, the argument regarding whether automation and robotic technologies will replace human employees has made its way into litigation […]