Ricoh's Intelligent eDiscovery Blog

How secure are your private messages? Six top platforms ranked.

Jul 7, 2020 11:18:20 AM | Chris Plauschinn

WhatsApp, iMessage, Skype, Snapchat and DMs. There’s even a Messenger Kids app for children by Facebook. The list goes on and on when it comes to ways to communicate with your friends, family and work associates.

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Topics: Chris Plauschinn, Security and Privacy

New Workstyles Demand New Security Awareness

May 20, 2020 3:41:18 PM | Marketing

This article was originally written by Kerry Cole and published on

It is more important than ever that employees understand the significance of information security and the part they can play in reducing the risks to sensitive data.

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Topics: Ricoh, Security and Privacy

7 Ways to Up Your Cybersecurity Game

May 12, 2020 4:57:05 PM | Marketing

Cyber attacks are on the rise. In 2017, 1 in 5 law firms experienced a cyber attack or data breach. In addition to hurting your business' reputation, being hacked is expensive — in fact, the average breach costs $3.5 million. 

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Topics: David Greetham, Security and Privacy

Terms of Service: what are you agreeing to?

Jan 28, 2020 9:26:10 AM | Chris Plauschinn

When striking a deal with a new partner, companies are (or should be) adamant about reviewing all considerations relating to data collection. Why then, as individuals, do we breeze through the “terms and conditions” agreement when signing up for a new product or service?

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Topics: Chris Plauschinn, Security and Privacy

5 Reasons Cleaning Your Data Should Be Your Top New Year’s Resolution

Dec 12, 2019 2:27:12 PM | Natasha Doucas

Bad data is typically categorized as erroneous, duplicative, personal or sensitive in nature, but there's more to it than that. Bad data can also be defined as anything that is stored in an outdated or non-functional legacy software, kept for the purposes of record keeping. Whether it’s the nature of its contents or how it’s being stored, most organizations are increasingly faced with managing the complexities of bad data. What’s worse, the practice of retaining dirty data can cost organizations billions of dollars each year if they are in violation of information and data management policies and procedures. 

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Topics: Natasha Doucas, Security and Privacy, Unstructured File Analysis

5 Scary Facts About Data Breaches and Tips to Keep Your Accounts Safe

Oct 31, 2019 10:30:00 AM | Marketing

Today is Halloween but it isn’t the only time of year you should be on high alert. It also happens to be the last day of Cyber Security Awareness Month. As Business Insider recently shared, of the 15 largest data breaches in history, ten of them took place in the past decade alone. Altogether, nearly 4 billion records have been stolen from people in the last ten years. 

In honour of the spookiest day of the year, we're sharing the five scariest facts about data breaches along with tips on finding out whether any of your accounts have been compromised and how you can keep them safe year-round. 

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Topics: Security and Privacy

Webinar Announcement: Best Practices to Secure Your Data and Protect Your Organization

Oct 23, 2018 4:53:06 PM | Marketing

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET


This webinar will cover security as it relates to privacy protection in the legal industry. Ricoh’s VP of Information Security, David Levine, and subject matter expert, Chris Dale will pull from their own experiences to delve into cybersecurity and some of the ways global privacy rules, like GDPR, are helping make the (online) world a safer place.

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Topics: Security and Privacy

Securing Each Link in the eDiscovery Chain

Sep 19, 2018 6:29:52 PM | Marketing

David Greetham, Vice President of eDiscovery Sales and Operations at Ricoh USA, explains why General Counsels and Law Firms must ask critical questions and encrypt data at each step in the eDiscovery process in his recent Law Journal Newsletters featured article.

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Topics: David Greetham, Security and Privacy, eDiscovery Solutions

How to Assist Your Corporate Legal Department to Prepare for GDPR

May 15, 2018 3:00:00 PM | Mary Lou Bautista Cebula

At this point, either your Law Firm or Corporate Counsel are at different stages of planning for GDPR (Directive 95/46/EC) readiness (effective May 2018). For most, this starts with a company wide internal assessment to identify the critical data each business unit holds, workflows, data retention policies, PIPEDA, and any applicable gaps for GDPR requirements.

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Topics: Security and Privacy

Dispelling 5 Myths of Cloud Computing

May 10, 2018 3:00:00 PM | Marketing

Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is expected to reach $160 billion in 2018, an increase of 23.2% over 2017.  Growth on this scale indicates new levels of trust in Public cloud computing but there remain outdated and incorrect myths surrounding the cloud.

We've put together the 5 most common myths surrounding the cloud in an effort to dispel fears and misconceptions.

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Topics: Cloud Services, Security and Privacy