Early Case Assessment (ECA) – Software designed to quickly determine the type of documents in a collection and to verify the proposed filtering parameters. Sometimes this is also known as Early Data Assessment (EDA).
Early Data Assessment (EDA) – Software designed to quickly determine the type of documents in a collection and to verify the proposed filtering parameters. Sometimes this is also known as Early Case Assessment (ECA).
EDRM Model – Acronym for Electronic Discovery Reference Model. It is a model workflow for the handling of electronic data in the legal Discovery process.
Electronic discovery – This is a term used to describe the process of preserving, collecting, processing, reviewing and sometime producing documents in the legal phase of Discovery.
Electronic evidence – Any evidence that is stored in an electronic format.
Electronically Stored information (ESI) – This is a phrase (or ESI for short) that was first used in the amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in 2006. Its purpose is to broaden the rules of discovery to include any and all forms of electronic data.
Email Threading – This is a process that uses patter recognition to identify emails that are part of the same conversation. The process may also identify the last email or the one at the end of the conversation that contains all the parts of the conversation.
Encase – One of the most recognized and court-accepted software platforms for preserve electronic evidence. Encase is capable of creating forensic (bit-by-bit) images in the L01, Lx01, E01, and Ex01 formats.
Encryption – Encryption is the process of encoding messages or information in such a way that only authorized parties can read it. Encryption does not of itself prevent interception, but denies the message content to the interceptor.
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