On the Horizon: Cloud Computing in eDiscovery Explained

Webinar

Cloud Computing in eDiscovery

About This Webinar

Cloud computing has revolutionized the field of E-Discovery, offering a meaningful advance in efficiency to the litigation process. As our digital dependence continues to increase both in the workplace and at home, cloud-based eDiscovery solutions provide legal teams with a scalable and cost-effective tool to manage and analyze vast amounts of electronic information generated through our phones, laptops, or the IoT. Cloud computing platforms allow for data to be stored, accessed, and seamlessly processed by a team, regardless of each member’s physical location. This technology also offers security measures, such as data encryption, that work to ensure the protection of sensitive information and maintain confidentiality throughout the eDiscovery process. By leveraging the power of cloud computing, legal professionals can significantly streamline the E-Discovery workflow, enhance efficiency, and gain valuable insights to build stronger cases for their clients. Understanding this technology may, in addition, help legal teams comply with data storage regulations that often differ across jurisdictions. Attorneys today will find knowledge of cloud computing platforms’ function, advantages and drawbacks a useful and increasingly necessary tool for the eDiscovery process.

In this online seminar, our expert panelists begin by reviewing the key characteristics and functions and cloud computing. They also review the different types of cloud services and organizations’ motivations for using them. Next, our speakers dive into the key attributes of the cloud that benefit the eDiscovery process, including ease of access, security, cost, and scalability. Finally, our speakers conclude their discussion by assessing the potential drawbacks of using the Cloud of eDiscovery storage and ways to mitigate these issues or risks.

Topics covered in this webinar:   

  1. Overview of Cloud Computing
  2. Benefits of Using the Cloud in the E-Discovery Process
  3. Potential E-Discovery Drawbacks of Storing Data in the Cloud

Speakers:

  • Daniel B. Garrie, Esq.
    • Founder, Law & Forensics
    • Neutral, JAMS
    • Faculty, Harvard University
  • Katherine Charonko
    • Partner and ESI Practice Group Leader, Bailey & Glasser
  • Patricia Antezana
    • Counsel, Reed Smith LLP
 

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