QUESTION 1 E-discovery refers to the concept with which data electronically is searched, located, secured and also retrieved with the intention of using it later to provide evidence in a criminal case in court. They are mainly sought through the use of computers and therefore this calls for organizations to critically manage all processes involved in the e-discovery for they can be used to sue in civil cases. However, there are three main reasons explaining why corporations should prioritize the management of the e-discovery processes. The first reason is in the case of identity theft or security breach in cyber crimes the log-ins used in acquiring the e-discovery data would be helpful to enhance the technical and legal procession. When information is acquired through an electronic interface, even if it gets hacked, the information’s login information will still remain with the original owner and can be used for defence in a law suit.
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- Fall '19
- criminal law, theft, e-discovery