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Daily Digest: August 4, 2008
Content Control, Compliance, Archiving, E-Discovery, & Data Leak Prevention

McAfee, Inc. Agrees to Acquire Reconnex and Expects to Redefine the Data Protection Market
McAfee to Help Organizations Automate the Discovery and Protection of Data

Survey of Archiving Products -- Let us know what you think about the archiving products you use. If you add your own data, we will send you a summary of the findings. The survey just started--great if you can help get this off the ground by contributing your own policies

Survey of Retention Policies -- See the retention policies for various organizations here. If you add your own data, we will send you a summary of the findings

CaseCentral Ranked as a Top Provider in the 2008 Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey
Pioneer of on-Demand eDiscovery Listed Among Industry Leaders for Second Year

iCONECT Tackles International Litigation Market  

iCONECT and Content Analyst Automate Document Organization  

Messaging & Collaboration

Mail Attender for Notes Provides Automated Checks and Balances to Ensure the Proper Execution and Adherence to Corporate Compliance Policies
Sherpa Software Releases Mail Attender for Notes Version 8.0

Barracuda Spam Firewall Named 2008 Editor's Best Award Winner by Windows IT Pro Magazine  

GFI MailDefense Suite launched  

BizCom Launches Hosted Microsoft OCS 2007 Services
An Affordable, Collaborative Communications Solution for SMBs

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CGOC: Interesting Forum on Retention and Preservation

If you're interested in retention and preservation, bookmark this page. The CGOC provides events, working groups, and an annual summit on retention and preservation.

The resources made available on the CGOC Portal are top-notch. Registering is well worthwhile. You'll find numerous documents written by experts in the e-discovery industry, a discussion forum, primers on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), and a great private blog. ... David Sengupta


PSS Systems Raises $18M

PSS Systems--a vendor of legal hold and retention policy solutions, announced earlier this week that it has secured $18M in financing.

PSS has several solutions:

  • Atlas LCC, for legal holds, and custodian and collection management
  • Atlas ERM, for enterprise retention policy management
  • Atlas Map, for synchronizing systems and people with legal policy

While PSS is not yet profitable, the firm expects to be so this year. ... David Sengupta



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  • Reduce the dangers of information leaks

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