Electronic discovery (also known as E-Discovery is a type of investigation that locates digital information with the intent of using it as evidence in a litigation.
In some ways, it is similar to many computer forensic investigations where evidence is analyzed and reviewed using a document review platform. Documents are reviewed as its native file, as a PDF, or in TIFF format after conversion. The platform provides investigators with the ability to search through large amounts of electronically stored information, or ESI, quickly and efficiently.
Types of Electronic Data used during investigation
When practicing the process of electronic data discovery, any and all data types are analyzed and reviewed for litigation purposes. To name a few:
Electronic Data Discovery
Signs that there may be something wrong with your electronic data:
Depending on the type of investigation, investigators may strive to recover lost files or information, trace changes to electronic files, or determine whether any electronic files were involved in cyber crimes.
Do i need E-Discovery?
Unfortunately, the rate of cyber crime is rising and many companies are losing billions of dollars each year to cyber criminals and fraud. In many cases, an electronic discovery investigation is the best way to protect a company or to find evidence of wrongdoing that can lead to arrest or prosecution.
Who is involved in performing an electronic data investigation?
Investigations typically involve lawyers for both parties, IT professionals, forensic specialists, records managers, and more. Private investigators are often used in these situations, as electronic data discovery is a common specialty you will find among investigative professionals.
What happens during electronic data discovery investigations?
Electronic data discovery investigations generally begin when a business or individual contacts a private investigator and expresses the concern that something is wrong with their electronic data.
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