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ALM’s Ready: Epiq’s Outage and Soul Searching

Posted on March 11, 2020

Frank Ready of LegalTech News is out with an update on the after effects of the outage at Epiq Systems after the ransomware attack that took them offline. As of March 11, 2020 the systems are still down, and Epiq reiterated that no client data had been exfiltrated. Shashi Angadi, chief technology officer at EDRM Continue Reading »

EDRM Global Summit/Workshop Now Virtual

Posted on March 10, 2020

To our EDRM community, We have been listening intently to you as we have been planning EDRM’s Summit/Workshop for June. As a result of travel disruptions, organizations approving only essential travel and toward keeping our community, your families, organizations and clients safer, EDRM will hold an innovative, inter-active virtual conference this June 25-26 instead of Continue Reading »

Everlaw Funded by Silicon Valley Heavyweights: $62m and attains FEDRAMP

Posted on March 10, 2020

Yesterday, March 9, 2020, EDRM Guardian partner, Everlaw, announced their Series C funding of $62 million dollars to accelerate their growth and innovation.  Today, they announced that they had attained #FedRAMP Moderate Authority to Operate, with Department of Justice support. According to Techcrunch (links added): CapitalG (Alphabet’s growth equity investment fund) and Menlo Ventures led the Continue Reading »

EDRM Announces New Global Advisory Council 2020 with Special Advisors and General Counsel

Posted on March 5, 2020

For Immediate Release MINNEAPOLIS, March 5, 2020 – Setting the global standards for e-discovery, the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) is pleased to announce its complete 2020 Global Advisory Council. Robert Keeling, partner at Sidley Austin LLP, chairs the council. “The EDRM leadership team has put together a truly global, diverse and multidisciplinary group of experts Continue Reading »

Ready: Epiq’s Response to Ransomware by the Book

Posted on March 4, 2020

Frank Ready from LegalTech News reports that Epiq Global is responding to the ransomware attack by the book, with the systems still offline as of March 4, 2020. Epiq has yet to reveal a timeline for when its systems will be brought online again. Still, even that measure is nothing too out of the ordinary. Gulam Continue Reading »

EDRM Announces Zapproved as Newest Guardian Partner

Posted on March 2, 2020

                      For Immediate Release MINNEAPOLIS, March 4, 2020 – Setting the global standards for e-discovery, the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) is pleased to announce Zapproved LLC, the leading e-discovery software provider for managing corporate litigation, as its newest Guardian-level partner. Among the EDRM opportunities and resources available Continue Reading »

Epiq Outage Confirmed as Ransomware Attack

Posted on March 2, 2020

Frank Ready from LegalTech News reports that Epiq Global is still down as of March 2, 2020 at 5PM EST.  An Epiq spokesperson confirmed that the outage was caused by a ransomware attack.  Production systems with client data are offline, including Epiq instances of Relativity Software.  Shawn Gaines, Relativity’s VP of Marketing clarified Monday that Continue Reading »

Ambrogi: Epiq Experiencing Prolonged Outage

Posted on March 2, 2020

The corporate website of Epiq Global is offline, as are the review platforms, like the Relativity instance Epiq supports.  Bob Ambrogi, broke the story for his Lawsites blog.  Bob reached out to Epiq to confirm. Epiq engaged a third party forensics firm to investigate unauthorized activity on its site. An Epiq spokesperson reported: Epiq has Continue Reading »

HaystackID Emphasizes Remote Review Services for eDiscovery Business Continuity in Coronavirus-Challenged Times

Posted on March 2, 2020

 eDiscovery Provider’s Virtual Offering Increases Legal Document Review Effectiveness While Mitigating Potential Health and Welfare Risks Associated with Travel and Large Group Congregation WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 2, 2020 – The unfortunate outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is impacting individuals and businesses worldwide as leading health and welfare authorities and organizations are cautioning Continue Reading »

Coronavirus Impacts the Legal Tech Community

Posted on February 28, 2020

By Mary Mack, CEO and Chief Legal Technologist, EDRM The steady drumbeat of news about the Coronavirus is causing considerable conversation and concern in the legal tech community.  Workflows and workplaces are being evaluated, live events are being impacted, and there is a sudden interest in remote work. Staci Zaretsky writing for Above the Law provides Continue Reading »