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It’s October! Welcome to National Cyber Security Awareness Month!: Cybersecurity Best Practices

Even though some of us prefer the combined word “cybersecurity” instead (my blog, my rules!), today begins National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). Believe it or not, the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance launched National Cyber Security Awareness Month all the way back in 2004 as a broad effort to help Americans stay safe and secure online. With that in mind, let’s touch on a few important cybersecurity tips to keep in mind this month and all year round as well!

Court Grants Motion of Defendant to Shift “Disproportionate” TAR Costs to Plaintiff: eDiscovery Case Law

In Lawson v. Spirit Aerosystems, Inc., Kansas Magistrate Judge Angel D. Mitchell granted the defendant’s Motion to Shift Costs of Technology Assisted Review of ESI to the plaintiff, ruling “the ESI/TAR process became disproportionate to the needs of the case” after having previously warned the plaintiff that inability to focus ESI requests would result in the court shifting costs.