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“Zoombombing” Just Cost Zoom $85 million: Data Privacy Trends

Assuming the settlement agreement is approved, that is. According to TechCrunch, Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit…

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Courtesy of Doug Austin of eDiscovery Today, a news bit about the Zoombombing that hit many of us last year. Another intersection of privacy and convenience and for sure, not the last.
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Embracing Differences? Interplay of Digital Forensics in eDiscovery

As we continue to embrace technology in our daily life and work, it is highly likely that digital forensic experts and their forensic…

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An academic view of the bridge that exists between forensics and eDiscovery, especially at a time when the amount of ESI continues to grow and diversify. Kudos to Complex Discovery for picking this paper and bringing attention to the issue.
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These OOO messages will encourage people to leave you alone on vacation

Chances are you’ll be checking email while you’re on vacation. Almost two-thirds of travelers do, according to a poll by travel agency…

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This piece struck a chord with me because I read it working remotely at my dad's house. That I have my wife and kids with me and they're planning to head to the lake without me would suggest I'm vacation but I'm not. But if I was, I have some new ideas on letting emailers know. Some good stuff. Check it out.
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In the new age of remote work, people under 30 might finally kill email

A new survey from Creative Strategies found that younger workers are more likely to use a unique mix of apps for collaboration. Working from…

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Insightful piece showing how the remote office is affecting HR, IT, and collaboration, and the interesting division of people at age 30. This may also give a window into the future, and the apps and messaging tools that continue to expand the evidence universe for digital forensics collections.
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Perin Discovery Awarded Government Publishing Office Contract to Support Federal Agencies with their Digitization Efforts

Denver, Colorado, July 19, 2021 — Perin Discovery won a contract with the Government Publishing Office (GPO), 2810-S Program, Litigation and…

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Perin will help agencies through a range of scanning services
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The Hidden Signs That Can Reveal a Fake Photo

A picture may say a thousand words, but what if the photograph has been fabricated? There are ways to spot a fake – you just have to look…

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Great read in which everyone can find some interest. Already the technology is there to make you question videos and for the digital forensics community, and at Perin, just another frontier ahead of us.
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Perin Discovery Hires Cabaniss as Director of Operations

Denver, Colorado — June 14th, Perin Discovery hired Paul Cabaniss as Director of Operations. Cabaniss will oversee Perin’s paper discovery…

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Cabaniss will continue Perin’s growth in the paper discovery space.
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Perin Investigations Announces Name Change to Perin Discovery

Denver, Colorado, May 25, 2021 — Perin Investigations, an 8(a) SBA certified forensics and electronic discovery firm, announced today that…

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Change reflects its growth as a full-spectrum electronic discovery service firm
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Native-owned Perin Investigations to expand government contracting business with new 8(a) certification

Perin has been on a roll of late so it’s always great to receive some recognition. Thank you to Chez Oxendine of the Tribal Business News…

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Perin Investigations LLC has become one of the first Native American-owned discovery and investigations firms to obtain 8(a) certification from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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COVID-19 and E-Discovery- How Things Are Changing

A lot comments resonate with us in this piece. In many ways, the COVID crisis accelerated what was already taking place with the “remoteness…

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COVID-19 has changed the world we live in. People are working from home, students are attending classes online, and all group events are handled remotely.
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There’s No Excuse Anymore Not to Take Up the “Slack” in Discovery of Your Chat Data

It wasn’t long ago when social media content faced the same evolution and now messaging apps are becoming mainstream enough where courts are…

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You’ve undoubtedly heard of the collaboration app Slack at this point – it has become quite popular with organizations as a business communication chat platform
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Maura Grossman and Gordon Cormack Put TAR to Work to Help with the COVID-19 Fight: eDiscovery Trends

It’s Technology Assisted Review (TAR) day! And there may never have been a more important use for TAR than this one! As reported by the…

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It’s Technology Assisted Review (TAR) day! And there may never have been a more important use for TAR than this one!
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Perin Investigations Press Release March 31

Perin Investigationsadfs announces award of 8(a) certification. First Native American owned e-discovery and litigation support business to…

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Perin Investigations announces award of 8(a) certification. First Native American owned e-discovery and litigation support business to earn certification.
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Cars Have Your Location. This Spy Firm Wants to Sell It to the U.S. Military

A surveillance contractor that has previously sold services to the U.S. military is advertising a product that it says can locate the real…

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15 billion car locations. Nearly any country on Earth. ‘The Ulysses Group’ is pitching a powerful surveillance technology to the U.S. government.
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In-House Counsel Face Growing Privacy, Cybersecurity To-Do Lists

In-house counsel confronting a steadily growing number of privacy and cybersecurity issues with finite resources are being forced to juggle…

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In-house counsel confronting a steadily growing number of privacy and cybersecurity issues with finite resources are being forced to juggle strategies for staying on top of an evolving landscape.
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They Stormed the Capitol. Their Apps Tracked Them.

In 2019, a source came to us with a digital file containing the precise locations of more than 12 million individual smartphones for several…

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In 2019, a source came to us with a digital file containing the precise locations of more than 12 million individual smartphones for several months in 2016 and 2017.
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Colorado's leading forensic capture and eDiscovery service providers

As one of Colorado’s leading forensic capture and eDiscovery service providers, Perin Investigations has unique insight into the review…

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Perin Investigations has unique insight into the review tools' marketplace, and because we are deeply involved in the collection phase
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A Bucks County woman created ‘deepfake’ videos to harass rivals on her daughter’s cheerleading squad, DA says

Raffaela Spone, 50, was charged with cyber harassment and related offenses. There was no indication that her high school-aged daughter knew…

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A Bucks County woman anonymously sent coaches on her teen daughter’s cheerleading squad fake photos and videos
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Lawyer accidentally appears as cat in virtual court case

A livestream of a virtual court proceeding in Texas took an “appawling” turn when a lawyer appeared as a cat on screen —Editing by CNN Read…

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A livestream of a virtual court proceeding in Texas took an "appawling" turn when a lawyer appeared as a cat on screen.
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How to Hide Text Messages On an iPhone

Anyone who values their privacy will want to know how to hide alerts and notifications on their iPhone. Whether you’re interviewing for a…

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Whether you’re interviewing for a new job or planning a surprise party for your partner, there are any number of reasons you might not want others reading your text messages.
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How to Clear Cookies from Your Phone (and Why You Should)

Every website you ever visit takes up space on your phone in the form of cookies and cache. You’ve likely heard of cookies when it comes to…

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Every website you ever visit takes up space on your phone in the form of cookies and cache.
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How about some news NOT coming out of Washington DC?

Lost in all the craziness recently was that we are still in the throws of the COVID pandemic with over 3,000 lives lost daily. Like everyone…

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Like everyone, we're eager to get back to normal and "to do something." On Christmas Eve, Perin Investigations donated 500 Chick-fil-A meals to the caregivers and front line workers at Littleton Adventist Hospital.
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She didn't know her kidnapper. But he was using Google Maps — and that cracked the case.

“Without that information from Google, we were toast,” a detective said. A woman in medical scrubs with a swollen, bruised face walked into…

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A woman in medical scrubs with a swollen, bruised face walked into a truck stop outside Milwaukee just before 3 a.m. on June 16, 2017, and begged a driver to use his cellphone. She dialed 911 and said she’d been attacked by two men.
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How To Manage Working From Home While Being A Parent

When we rang in 2020, only a small percentage of people worked from home — a mere 3.4% according to FlexJobs. Now, a majority of Americans…

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Law360 is providing free access to its coronavirus coverage to make sure all members of the legal community have accurate information in this time of uncertainty and change.
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How the massive Twitter hack may have happened

(CNN Business) - A group of former Twitter (TWTR) employees who watched in shock as a hack compromised the accounts of some of the most…

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A group of former Twitter (TWTR) employees who watched in shock as a hack compromised the accounts of some of the most prominent people on the social network, including Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Elon Musk, are among those trying to figure out how an attack of such staggering proportions could have happened.
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Warning—Apple Suddenly Catches TikTok Secretly Spying On Millions Of iPhone Users

As I reported on June 23, Apple has fixed a serious problem in iOS 14, due in the fall, where apps can secretly access the clipboard on…

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Worryingly, one of the apps caught snooping by security researchers Talal Haj Bakry and Tommy Mysk was China’s TikTok. Given other security concerns raised about the app, as well as broader worries given its Chinese origins, this became a headline issue.
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TikTok, Beneath Its Fun Exterior Lies A Sinister Purpose

Three years since TikTok was launched, the video-sharing social network grown rapidly to accumulate more than two billion downloads, one of…

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Three years since TikTok was launched, the video-sharing social network grown rapidly to accumulate more than two billion downloads, one of the most popular apps of the moment, beating even Instagram or YouTube in consumption time in the United States, United Kingdom or Spain, particularly among younger age segments.
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Home or Away? New eDiscovery Collection Market Sizing and Pricing Considerations

Given the changing environmental and economic conditions based on the outbreak and impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-1…

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Given the changing environmental and economic conditions based on the outbreak and impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), eDiscovery professionals are considering business revisions to their 2020 plans and also making or accelerating eDiscovery decisions supporting the collection, processing, and review of electronically stored information (ESI).
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3 Ways The Pandemic Has Shaped Patent Litigation, So Far

Law360 (June 10, 2020, 8:25 PM EDT) — Three months of pandemic lockdowns and economic disruption have started making patent attorneys and…

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Law360 (June 10, 2020, 8:25 PM EDT) -- Three months of pandemic lockdowns and economic disruption have started making patent attorneys and litigants think in new ways about their cases and how they're conducted. From embracing videoconferences to reconsidering when to file or settle suits, here's how patent law looks different now than it did in February.
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Bankruptcies Pile Up As COVID-19 Pandemic Squeezes Cash

Law360 is providing free access to its coronavirus coverage to make sure all members of the legal community have accurate information in…

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Law360 is providing free access to its coronavirus coverage to make sure all members of the legal community have accurate information in this time of uncertainty and change.
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Geofence warrants How police can use protesters phones against them

Rather than seeking warrants for a person backed up with probable cause, police have begun relying on geofence warrants that sweep up…

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The searches, sometimes known as reverse location requests, increased fivefold from 2018 to 2019.
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I tried to delete myself from the internet.

(CNN Business)It was MyLife that broke me. After spending hours studying FAQ pages, sending terse emails and making occasional phone calls…

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MyLife pulls together vast amounts of public data to create background.
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HOPSEC: Beer rating app could pose a military security threat

Tapping into a beer rating app allowed researchers to track military and intelligence personnel, including some who checked in at a military…

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The app encourages users to log what they’re drinking and where, and lets them rate their favorite sudsy drinks and discover new ones. Using their phone’s geolocation, they can check in to drinking establishments or discover other nearby bars and restaurants.
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THE NEXT BIG DATA BATTLEFIELD: SERVER GEOGRAPHY

At the G-20 summit last June, when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe introduced a resolution endorsing the free flow of data across borders…

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Whoever has physical access to the servers that hoard our data could determine who controls the global economy of the future — and our lives.
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When the US Begins to Reopen, Plenty of Privacy Questions Will Remain

Everyone wants the world to go back to normal. The last six weeks have been taxing in just about every way imaginable. We all dream of a…

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Everyone wants the world to go back to normal. The last six weeks have been taxing in just about every way imaginable.
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Revisions and Decisions? New Considerations for eDiscovery Secure Remote Reviews

When the US Begins to Reopen, Plenty of Privacy Questions Will Remain Read Here via aceds.org

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Given the changing environmental and economic conditions based on the outbreak and impact of the coronavirus disease 2019
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Burn, drown, or smash your phone: Forensics can extract data anyway

Burn, drown, or smash your phone: Forensics can extract data anyway. Damaged mobile phones are still filled with plenty of useful data…

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Even if criminals try to destroy the evidence, NIST finds forensic experts can still extract data from a damaged phone. This is how they do it.
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Managers turn to surveillance software, always-on webcams to ensure employees are (really) working from home

Always-on webcams, virtual “water coolers,” constant monitoring: Is the tech industry’s new dream for remote work actually a nightmare? Read…

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Better than looking for your stapler from the basement.
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COVID-19 Constrained? The Impact of Six Issues on the Business of eDiscovery

The results of the recent Spring 2020 eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey present the unfortunate impact of COVID-19 on the business of…

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Concerned how COVID-19 is impacting the business of eDiscovery? You're not alone.
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Five free ways to improve your home WiFi

Speed up your Internet connection and eliminate wireless ‘dead zones’ while you’re stuck at home. Watch Here via Washington Post

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Useful tips; a go-to watch for all of us.
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