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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 […]

Michael Sarlo To Discuss Cell Phone Forensics At WiE Meeting

HAYSTACKID is proud to announce that our Global Director of eDiscovery Michael Sarlo will be presenting at the Women in eDiscovery Boston Chapter Meeting this Wednesday, November 16, between 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM. This is not the first time Michael is taking part in a Women in eDiscovery event. The topic area for this […]

We’ve Moved! HAYSTACKID Opens New Headquarters in Boston

HAYSTACKID, an international eDiscovery and digital forensics solutions provider, announced today the opening of its new headquarters in Boston at 6 Beacon Street. The move highlights HAYSTACKID’s commitment to Boston and builds on the momentum of its recent acquisition of Flex Discovery. HAYSTACKID originated in Boston and initially established its headquarters in New York City […]

Today Autism Speaks celebrates Light It Up Blue

Light it up blue, coined by the research organization Autism Speaks is celebrated annually today on April 2nd and is the official day for raising awareness for Autism.  Today is also the kick-off of World Autism Awareness month in the United States. Like many companies, HAYSTACKID gets asked to sponsor a number of benefits and charities […]

Career Day – A Digital Forensic Discussion with 7 Year Olds

My friend and colleague was speaking on a Data Privacy and Security Panel for about 200 people today. His role was to provide an in-house counsel perspective on how the company prepares for a breach, explain past incidents, and how his organization is responding to the ever-growing crisis that is data security and data breaches. […]

Tis the Season for Departing Employees-The Value of Forensic Evidence in non-compete/trade-secret related proceedings

Every year around this time while the spirit of the holidays is rolling in and the yuletide joy is being felt by many, Corporate America is going through another transformation behind the scenes. Many companies’ fiscal years end in December and a bad year could result in downsizing and a good year means growth and […]

ALT PRNT Screen Practice is Becoming Less Defensible When It Comes to Discovery;

There is no argument that social media discovery is becoming more and more prevalent in litigation discovery and discovery related requests.  In the past, a simple print screen of a website or LinkedIn profile page converted to a pdf or a printout was an acceptable form for production.  Today, social media evidence is becoming more […]

HAYSTACKID Ice Bucket Challenge

So my 9 year old nephew nominated me for the Ice Bucket challenge and as luck would have it I nominated the entire staff of HAYSTACKID.  Below is a compilation of some MUST SEE  videos of a few of our staff.  The winner received a hefty cash reward for Best Video.  In addition, for every […]

What does TrueCrypt Shutting its Doors Mean to Data Forensics & Litigation?

As encrypting data seems to be a more common and essential part of the data security process than ever before, it goes without saying that TrueCrypt abruptly shutting its doors at the end of May was definitely a shocker and a kick to the gut.   In short, TrueCrypt was a semi open source and free […]

Protecting Personal Privacy AND Maintaining Forensic Defensibility

As a data forensic company, often times we get involved through defense counsel on matters involving investigations of an individual’s personal computer or personal cell phone.  The matter could involve an attorney general investigation where a civil investigation demand is in place or there is an SEC investigation. Other situations where responsive data may also […]