Discovery Risk Mitigation – Prevention

Information Governnance

Striving For the Ultimate Goal In previous articles in the Discovery Risk Mitigation series, we’ve firstly outlined the overall journey, then explored how to assess your current maturity from an eDiscovery and Information Governance perspective, and most recently, the parallel paths to remediate the situation. In this next blog, we outline what should be the […]

Discovery Risk Mitigation – Remediation


Improving preparedness to eDiscovery events In the previous article, we explored considerations when assessing your current eDiscovery and information governance maturity.  Having undertaken that exercise and established a benchmark, clearly, the next step is to implement a series of corrective measures. But where should you start? What demands your most immediate attention, and what can […]

Discovery Risk Management

A worker using Salient Discovery's eDiscovery service

Mitigating the eDiscovery risks due to the explosion of electronic data in your business through a structured programme of preparedness. Being Prepared I’m sure most people are familiar with the expression “prevention is better than cure”. It sounds like generally sound advice to me and I’m sure most would probably agree. But in truth, to […]

Salient’s New Utility Unlocks Tech-Assisted Bank Statement Analytics

bank statement analytics

Technology has a gone a long way towards streamlining investigations, but one particular area of evidence has consistently flown under the radar of all the usual forensic tools: bank statements. “Following the money” using these transactional documents is often a pivotal part of investigations, and yet it has remained an arduous manual process that guzzles […]

How to Keep Employee Monitoring on the Right Side of Data Privacy Laws

How to Keep Employee Monitoring on the Right Side of Data Privacy Laws

Monitoring employee conduct has always been part of the corporate environment. In many cases, it’s an essential component of prevention strategies for data leaks, fraud, theft of intellectual property and other potentially harmful behaviour. Monitoring also enables organisations to supervise and manage productivity, enforce organisational policies and procedures, manage quality control and protect employees and […]

Cognitive Analytics and Corporate Supervision


In our interactions with clients and prospects we have increasingly seen a need amongst corporate compliance as well as forensic and security professionals, for supervisory and monitoring capabilities in their environment. The primary objective being to proactively identify non-compliance with corporate policies, insider threats and potentially fraudulent or other nefarious activity. So why would an […]

Discovery Risk Mitigation: A Positive Initiative for Law Firms and Their Clients?

Proactive eDiscovery: A Positive Initiative for Law Firms and Their Clients?

Helping clients reduce their litigation risk exposure might sound counter-intuitive to legal services firms whose lifeblood is billable services. And that is precisely what Discovery Risk Mitigation sets out to do. Firstly, to ensure that clients understand how they are going to respond to a litigation event but equally important, how they can mitigate against future […]

Discovery Risk Mitigation: Transition from Hoping for the Best to Planning for the Worst

Proactive eDiscovery

It’s probably a common reality in the eDiscovery world that as service providers, we spend the majority of our time supporting clients who are under duress, responding to an internal investigation or external litigation event. This can generate higher stress situations for us as providers but likely nothing compared with what the client is facing. […]