ediscovery & Forensics

A  multi-million dollar dollar class action lawsuit over the 2009 Victorian “Black Saturday” bushfire has thrown up some major ediscovery challenges

Symantec has announced plans to introduce Transparent Predictive Coding to its Clearwell eDiscovery Platform in order to help organisations defensibly reduce the time and cost of document review.

Irish startup firm Cernam is launching a new tool this month for gathering legally admissible digital evidence from online sources such as Facebook, blogs and message boards.

Australian ediscovery software provider Nuix has has announced wins with the Criminal Investigations division of the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as well as divisions of the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

A new “intelligent” information governance solution has been announced by Symantec, combining its Clearwell ediscovery purchase with Enterprise Vault. Meanwhile the company also announced the $US115 million acquisition of  LiveOffice, a privately-held cloud-based archiving service as well as plans for increased integration between its leading storage and eDiscovery offerings.

Nuix, a worldwide provider of information management technologies, including eDiscovery, information governance and electronic investigation, has released its 2012 trends commentary.

The first fruits of HP’s Autonomy acquisition have emerged in a series of new appliances for for archiving, ediscovery, and enterprise search running on HP ProLiant servers and HP Storage.

Nuix is promising a range of new features for identifying key pieces of evidence in ediscovery with its latest software release, Nuix 3.6.

Australian bureau Law In Order is now acting as as a reseller for the kCura Relativity eDiscovery platform, offering on-premise deployment as an alternative to the hosted solution it began delivering in 2009.

US company X1 Discovery has launched an investigative solution specifically designed to address social media content from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, X1 Social Discovery.