Why aren’t legal professionals discovering data from mobile devices more? Maybe they are buying into the myths associated with mobile device discovery. This article from Forensic Discovery does a great job of busting the myths about mobile device discovery!
Their article Busting the Myths Associated with Mobile Device Discovery begins by discussing the Mobile Device Discovery results from eDiscovery Today’s 2022 State of the Industry Report (summarized here). The question posed to survey respondents was “What percentage of cases involve discovery of data from mobile devices?” Here are the overall results on that question:
- 100% of cases involve data from mobile devices: 3.6% of respondents
- Most cases (greater than 50%) involve data from mobile devices: 23.5%
- About half (50%) involve data from mobile devices: 19.2%
- Some cases (20% to 50%) involve data from mobile devices: 30.2%
- Very few cases (less than 20%) involve data from mobile devices: 18.1%
- 0% of cases involve data from mobile devices: 5.3%
Forensic Discovery then proceeds to discuss four myths about mobile device discovery and proceeds to go about busting the myths with some great information!
So, what are the four myths and what are their arguments that bust those myths? Check out their article here to find out! Let’s hope we all have success busting the myths about mobile device discovery in 2022!
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So, what do you think? Have you found busting the myths about mobile device discovery to be challenging? Please share any comments you might have or if you’d like to know more about a particular topic.
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