Blogs

Below, you can find a feed of the latest blog posts from eLessons Learned and eWhite House Watch.

eWhite House Watch Where Technology, Privacy, and Politics Collide
eWhite House Watch features concise updates on cyber policy issued by the Office of the President of the United States (POTUS). Each eWHW cyber policy update is presented in an easy-to-scan format that includes links to POTUS announcements, proposed federal legislation, department and agency regulations and initiatives, cyber policy committee reports, breaking news, and more. Striking the proper balance of benefits between technological advances and privacy protection has always posed challenges. Today, the challenges are even greater as technology significantly outpaces privacy protections; and the need for greater recognition of this reality and honest public discourse is more pressing than ever. eWhite House Watch monitors POTUS’s cyber/privacy agenda so you may be informed and partake in the debate.

eLessons Learned Where Law, Technology, and Human Error Collide
eLessons Learned provides readers with useful and timely information about how technology impacts the U.S. legal system and our lives in a way that is easy to understand. The posts are written to appeal to a broad spectrum of readers, including those with little electronic discovery (eDiscovery) knowledge. Each blog post: (a) identifies cases that address technology mishaps; (b) exposes the specific conduct that caused a problem; (c) explains how and why the conduct was improper; and (d) offers suggestions on how to learn from these mistakes and prevent similar ones from reoccurring.

eLessons Learned

  • Can you be Compensated for Converting e-Discovery Files?
    In Bagwe v. Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc., the Indian-born Plaintiff sued her former employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, alleging that she had been fired because of her national origin and race.  The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted the Defendant’s motion for summary judgment and, […]... (Continue Reading)
    Source: eLessons Learned | Published on 12-21-2016
  • If You Are a Big Dog in a Company Should Make Sure Your Email’s Are Preserved When Put on Notice? Yes, Unless You Want To Be Found Grossly Negligent
    In AJ Holdings Grp., LLC v. IP Holdings, LLC, a licensee’s failure to ensure that “key players” preserved their e-mails on various accounts, coupled with his failure to implement any uniform or centralized plan to preserve data or even the various devices, demonstrated gross negligence with regard to the deletion of the e-mails. Furthermore, the inference of gross negligence […]... (Continue Reading)
    Source: eLessons Learned | Published on 12-19-2016
  • When Are Tweets Admissible As Evidence?
    When people warn you about social media posts and their effects on your future, it’s best not to ignore them. For example, tweets exclaiming “GlenPark or get shot!!!” will not aid in the defense or appeal of a guilty verdict in a murder trial. The defendant in Wilson v. State of Indiana learned this e-Lesson […]... (Continue Reading)
    Source: eLessons Learned | Published on 12-16-2016
  • What’re Variables in An Investigation Report
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    Source: eLessons Learned | Published on 12-15-2016
  • Four Famous Scary Poems
    Writing essays could be used! Essay writing is fairly strict occasionally but that does not keep you from actually being a small innovative. It may be tough, but it does not have to be. Don’t run into writing. Regrettably, there’s zero sure fire action-by-step system to writing a superb essay. Concisely, thinking about these advice […]... (Continue Reading)
    Source: eLessons Learned | Published on 12-14-2016

eWhite House Watch

  • Recap of IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2017
    By Ilona Korzha   As is every year, eWhite House Watch had the opportunity to report on the annual International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Global Privacy Summit in Washington D.C. on April 19-20 this year.    The world’s biggest privacy conference was especially important this year as its more than 3,000 attendees pondered answers to such questions as what impact does the newly adopted European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have on the... (Continue Reading)
    Source: eWhite House Watch | Published on 05-19-2017
  • Administration Releases Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) Annual Report to Congress
    Today the Administration released the Fiscal Year 2016 FISMA Annual Report to Congress.  The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) publishes this report annually and in accordance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014, Pub. L. No. 113-283, § 3553 (Dec. 18, 2014) (codified at 44 U.S.C. § 3553). OMB obtained information from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Chief Information Officers and Inspectors General from across the Executive Branch to compile... (Continue Reading)
    Source: eWhite House Watch | Published on 03-10-2017
  • President Trump’s Preliminary Cyber Focus
    President Trump’s second Week of Action included meeting with cyber security experts during a “listening session” with cyber security experts to help fulfill his campaign promise of securing America against cyber threats. Later in the month, White House National Economic Council Director announced Senior Staff appointments including that of Grace Koh who will serve as Special Assistant to the President for Technology, Telecom, and Cyber-Security Policy. Koh previously served as Deputy Chief Counsel to the... (Continue Reading)
    Source: eWhite House Watch | Published on 02-27-2017
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    Source: eWhite House Watch | Published on 02-15-2017
  • White House’s All-Inclusive Cybersecurity Directive – What does it all mean?
    By Sarah Austin   On Tuesday, July 26 The White House unveiled a new policy directive specifying how the federal government will react to growing and rapidly evolving cyberthreats.   The new directive implements principles from February’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan. Most importantly, it reinforces the White House’s policy that cybersecurity is a team effort.   Under the new directive, the FBI will be responsible for coordinating the response to an immediate threat, and the Department... (Continue Reading)
    Source: eWhite House Watch | Published on 08-03-2016