Here are Some Reasons Why You Might Need Digital Forensics: eDiscovery Best Practices

While digital forensics isn’t needed in every use case requiring eDiscovery, it can be needed more often than you might think.  This recent article from Forensic Discovery discusses three reasons you might need it.

Electronic discovery is a process that many have associated with litigation, but eDiscovery is a part of several other use cases these days, including internal investigations, audits, Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) from individual data subjects for which your organization may possess personal data and HSR second requests to address potential antitrust concerns from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in a merger or acquisition.  Just about any organization these days has a need to conduct eDiscovery at some point to support one of these use cases, or even other more specialized ones.

Forensic Discovery’s article Three Reasons You May Need Digital Forensics discusses three common reasons why you might need digital forensics and they could span across the various use cases for eDiscovery today.  The more use cases for eDiscovery, the greater the chance you’ll need digital forensics services at some point.


So, what are the three reasons you may need digital forensics?  Check out their article here to find that out – and more.  And don’t wait too late!

So, what do you think?  Have you ever used digital forensics services before?  If so, why did you need those services?  Please share any comments you might have or if you’d like to know more about a particular topic.

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