The average company spends between $100,000 and $1,000,000 in total ramifications per year for data loss. (Source: 7th Annual ICSA Lab’s Virus Prevalence Survey, March 2002)
E-Discovery (or Electronic Discovery) refers to any process in which electronic data is sought, located, secured, and searched with the intent of using it as evidence in a civil or criminal legal case. E-discovery can be carried out offline on a particular computer or it can be done across a network.
Various types of data may be considered as critical evidence in a case. These types of data include: