Articles by Ned Averill-Snell
For Cloud Security Design, Don’t Ignore DRM
January's report from the Cloud Security Alliance, "Cloud Adoption Practices & Priorities Survey," only confirmed what every other such survey has said for the past year or so: Most organizations are forging ahead with cloud adoption; and most are still pretty worried about data security . . . .
Eliminating Barriers to Full-Workflow E-Discovery
Predictive coding shows us where e-discovery technology wishes it could go: total automation. Encode a complete legal mind into a software program, load up the discovery portfolio, count to 10, and out pop coded, annotated, redacted production files.
It's a seductive concept, but such technology is a very long way off, and its broad acceptance by courts—which have yet to really say yea or nay even on predictive coding—is farther away still . . . .
Search Prowess Is Key to Effective E-Discovery
Of the many challenges that bedevil e-discovery as the practice matures, two are most easily resolved by technology: the need to reduce keyword hits to a manageable number without omitting relevant results; and the need to view and search document in their native formats. Because thorough and effective search depends upon having the complete original text and metadata available via the native-format document, these needs overlap. . . .