Today, remote data collection for litigation is often a convenient option. Cloud applications and servers, and even physical devices, can often be collected with the right equipment, credentials and expertise. Remote collections are often economical and highly practical, particularly in today’s virtual world where employees may not be present in employer offices. However, not all data is equally amenable to remote collection. Attorneys should understand that collection options vary based on target data systems, encryption and security controls, legal rights to access and case needs. Difficulty with truly mobile devices, like smartphones, present their own issues and intricacies. Companies have varying options when it comes to auditing and collecting mobile devices.
Key topics to be discussed:
Defensible remote collection techniques
How to prepare for remote mobile collection issues
Legal rights to access data, including employee devices
Mobile Controls for Prevention/Isolation
Date: January 23, 2023
Tara Emory | Redgrave Strategic Data Solutions LLC
Tara is an experienced eDiscovery and InfoGov consultant and serves as an expert witness and court-appointed expert for eDiscovery issues. In litigation, she is an expert on search methodologies, TAR, data preservation and collection approaches, discovery protocols, and strategies for resolving discovery issues with litigation adversaries, government regulators, and the courts.
Her InfoGov practice includes data management and compliance, privacy, policies, records management technology, and defensible disposition. Tara is a lawyer, Band 1 Chambers-ranked individual in eDiscovery litigation support, certified Project Management Professional, and experienced participant in leading industry advisory groups. Prior to her work as a consultant, she practiced as an associate attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, and Clifford Chance US LLP.
Michael D’Angelo | Control Risks
Control Risks, Principal Forensics Group
Serve as lead investigator and digital forensics Subject Matter Expert, testifying expert and lead consultant across US and Latin American teams, including streamlining of evidence tracking system.
Establish and maintain security plans for clients in relation to their digital footprint and corporate digital exposure.
Assists Latin American clients responding to government inquiries, demands and investigations.
Innovative Driven, Lead Forensic Consultant
Built and managed department providing advanced forensics services in eDiscovery. Serve as a lead Forensic Investigator, develop, and oversee compliance with departmental policies, implement quality control and skills programs, select, and manage department deployment of forensics software, direct forensics lab procedures, train staff, and develop bespoke client solutions.
Served as lead on advanced forensics matters, including testimony in court. Launched a proprietary remote collections solution for desktops, laptops, servers, cloud accounts, corporate network, and Apple devices in 2019 to allow for full forensic imaging of devices across the globe.
Interfaced with clients to develop best practices for information management, promoting impact of technology to enhance discovery process and forensic investigations.
EPIQ, Director of Forensics
Provided expert testimony in multiple cases in federal and state matters. Led large scale investigations and complex forensic analysis, including multiple international investigations related to global sport entities including the Federation for International Football Association (FIFA), Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCAF) and multiple sporting agencies. Developed unified, improved lab standards and procedures worldwide.
Managed and trained forensic staff on advanced forensic analysis methods.
BDO Consulting, Manager of Forensics
Served as lead forensic expert on all complex forensic investigations, including large scale, multi-jurisdictional forensic investigations including engagements related to Major League Baseball (MLB), Trump Hotels, Tyson Krupp, SAS and Michelin; and multiple federal investigations in conjunction with the FBI, SEC, FTC & FEC, including political events and public figures. Managed all other forensics departments matters; trained staff on investigative methods and tools; improved workflow efficiencies for matters involving forensic analysis and eDiscovery.
Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, Lead Investigator in the Cybercrime Bureau, District Attorney of New York City.
Served as lead expert for mobile forensics analysis for economic crime initiatives.
Developed alternative investigation specialties and vectors including gaming console forensics and VoIP forensics. Developed team training programs on emerging forensic techniques including advanced application data filtration.
I. Defensible remote collection techniques | 2:00pm – 2:10pm
II. How to prepare for remote mobile collection issues | 2:10pm – 2:25pm
III. Legal rights to access data, including employee devices | 2:25pm – 2:35pm
IV. Admissibility precautions | 2:35pm – 2:45pm
V. Mobile Controls for Prevention/Isolation | 2:45pm – 3:00pm