e-Discovery Evolving and Expanding: No Place for Amateurs
The landscape of e-Discovery continues to change and expand. Large data volumes, metadata concerns, the myriad of communication technologies available, along with evolving civil and federal laws; such as in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; Title V – Rule 34 governing Electronically Stored Information (ESI) are but a few of the terrain features that your litigation team must successfully navigate. It is not a province for the neophytes, inexperienced, and unprepared.
Solid Experience, Expertise, and Credentials
MainNerve not only understands these challenges, but provides professional services leveraging years of experience, expertise, and maturity to your litigation team throughout all areas of the eDiscovery process. To navigate this terrain today it is not enough to rely solely on technical expertise. Your eDiscovery specialist should be counted on to help you assess early, reduce cost where necessary, meet the legal guidelines, and professionally represent you throughout the entire process.
Early Case Assessment
MainNerve uses Early Case Easement tools and processes to cull through the voluminous data for the most relevant artifacts. By doing so, MainNerve provides your team with the necessary facts needed to make critical strategic decisions regarding the case. These include but are not limited to such considerations as:
- Estimating the potential sources and volumes of ESI
- Access data issues
- Encryption and password protection
- Keyword searching for weaknesses and their mitigation
- Email analysis in full context of conversation streams
- Metadata impact and availability
- How data will be shared across the spectrum of concerned parties
- Assessing and providing accurate time lines
- Assessing and providing budgets that are justifiable to the client and court.
Beyond the early assessment phase, MainNerve has the computer forensics and incident response specialists with the tools, certifications, experience, and expertise to provide all the necessary services required throughout the rest of the e-Discovery process. These include:
- Identification of relevant data sources
- Preservation of ESI both physically and virtually
- Collection best practice planning and procedures
- Processing to extract the pertinent artifacts for review and production
- Review the process results and group facts into topical subsets
- Analysis of resultant data to further filter and help guide the team
- Production of the ESI in appropriate formats for all concerned parties
- Presentation of findings to audiences in concise, clear terms
- Project management for effective communications, audit trails, and accountability
MainNerve can provide you a variety of e-Discovery implementation strategies that will help your team find facts, leverage only necessary technologies, mitigate risks, and provide accountability and clear communications.
MainNerve consultants include subject matter experts in computer forensics, network intrusion response, cybersecurity from the military, law enforcement, government, and private industry. Their qualifications include:
- EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE)
- Certified Computer Examiner (CCE)
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
- Department of Defense Media Collector
- Department of Defense Digital Examiner
- National Security Agency (NSA) Red Team
- Certified Ethical Hacker
Contact Us today for a no obligation free assessment of how MainNerve’s e-Discovery team can help.