Five great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.
As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its second year, the challenges remain. One thing we can count on? The fact that remote hearings aren't going anywhere. This week, Canadian Lawyer interviewed Calgary litigator Allison Kuntz about how COVID-19 has forced those in the legal field to rely on technology while at the same time battle Zoom fatigue.
When most CISOs think about how their organizations might experience fraud, the list probably includes business email schemes, product refund scams, identity fraud and credit card abuse. They might not immediately think of an IT infrastructure con right under their noses stealing compute cycles for cryptomining. Check out IT World Canada's comprehensive report on cryptojacking and how to avoid it.
Deployment of ActiveNav Software at the Defense Commissary Agency Receives Prestigious DoD CIO Award
Last week, it was announced that the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) was recognized by Pentagon leadership for their rollout of ActiveNav’s data discovery platform with Feith Systems electronic records management platform, RMA IQ. Through ActiveNav's on-going partnership with Feith, they have helped federal agencies effectively make the transition to electronic records management and comply with federal mandates such as M-19-21. Read the full story here.
While most of us will remember 2020 as the year of the pandemic, others will also remember a year of large-scale federal and provincial privacy reforms that will carry into 2021 and beyond. As we've previously discussed on our blog, the Canadian government tabled Bill C-11, which would repeal the PIPEDA and replace it with a modernized legislative to govern the collection, use and disclosure of personal information for commercial activity in Canada. Learn what this could mean for the province of Alberta in CBA National's recent article.
The phrase “new normal” has taken on a whole new meaning. To explore that, Relativity reached out to people in various roles in the eDiscovery industry to see how they are handling these changes — and what we can learn from each other. Read the blog here.