Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of her personal email account to conduct official State Department business has been at the top of the headlines lately. Clinton has explained that her decision to use her personal email account was simply a matter of convenience and has stated that she has already released over 55,000 pages of correspondence. Not satisfied with the production of printed email, last week the House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz said his committee may seek electronic versions of the correspondence, not just the printed copies, and today House Speaker John Boehner called on Clinton to hand over the private server that stores the emails.
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Archive for the ‘Computer Forensics’ Category
This article was posted on Law Technology News yesterday. Particularly for businesses that have never experienced IP theft by a departing employee, the article offers a good overview of what to expect in litigation and a checklist of first steps to take in preserving the most valuable (and vulnerable) evidence in these cases. I would add that, in addition to working closely with a computer forensics expert, IT staff will usually provide critically important information about systems and proprietary software that the company may use. Read more…