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bit-x-bit is a computer forensics, data loss prevention and e-discovery consulting firm providing expert technical services to notable law firms and companies of all sizes, including the AMLAW 100.
IN THE NEWS
July 16, 2014
bit-x-bit - Sponsor of the Annual PDI Meeting
bit-x-bit is pleased to be a sponsor of the 46th Annual Pennsylvania Defense Institute Meeting at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort, to be held from July 16-18. Please stop by our booth at the Conference. For more information on the full agenda, please follow the link: http://www.padefense.org/assets/files/PDI_Annual_Meeting_2014_Registration_Form.pdf
May 9, 2014
bit-x-bit - Platinum Sponsor for the 52nd Annual Bench Bar Conference
bit-x-bit is pleased to announce its Platinum Sponsorship of the 52nd Annual Bench Bar Conference at Seven Springs Mountain Resort from June 19-21. http://www.acba.org/acba/pdf/BenchBarBrochure2014.pdf
May 5, 2014
In the Lawyers Journal:
“Technology meets the fourth amendment: the showdown over searching cellphones”
By Susan A. Ardisson, Esq. and Tina Miller, Esq.Read More
April 7, 2014
How a Secure Board Portal Can Protect the Personal Information of Board Members and Dramatically Reduce the Cost of Preparing for Litigation
A primary reason for creating a secure repository of board documents in a board portal is to give board members easier access to information. But a single, secure repository of board documents can also drastically reduce the cost of “electronic discovery” as well as protect board members’ privacy and personal information from scrutiny in the event of litigation.Read More
January 8, 2014
In the Pittsburgh Business-Times (“TechFlash”):
Urban Innovation21 announces high-growth startups receiving tax credits
Please click here to read the article, highlighting the benefits of the Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) tax credits for bit-x-bit and other Pittsburgh-based technology companies located in the Zone. http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/techflash/2014/01/urban-innovation21-announces.html
July 8, 2014
bit-x-bit Presentation for the Summer Law Student Internship Program with the U.S. District Court
On July 8th, bit-x-bit will once again be participating in the annual Summer Law Student Internship Program held for law students and law clerks with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. In Courtroom 5B, our experts will discuss preservation of electronic evidence, smart phone acquisition and analysis, social media evidence and technology assisted review.
June 19, 2014
bit-x-bit's Grant Shoemaker to speak at the 52nd annual ACBA Bench Bar Conference
bit-x-bit’s Grant Shoemaker will join a panel of lawyers and law professors at the 52nd Annual Bench-Bar Conference at Seven Springs Resort on Thursday, June 19. Presented by the Young Lawyers Division of the ACBA, the program is called “#socialmedia andThe Practice of Law.” Grant will present the technical aspects of collecting and analyzing mountains of social media evidence from Facebook and Twitter.
May 14, 2014
bit-x-bit receives the ACBA’s exclusive endorsement for the seventh year running
bit-x-bit, LLC, is pleased to announce that it has once again received the exclusive endorsement of the Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) to provide computer forensics, data loss prevention and e-discovery consulting services to the ACBA’s more than 6,500 members....Read more
April 25, 2014
2014 eDiscovery Symposium Co-sponsored by the PBI and the Allegheny County Bar Association
Join a distinguished panel of local practitioners and judicial faculty. Topics Include: eDiscovery in Employment cases, Discovery and Use of Social Media at Trial, Ethical Obligations – A Lawyers’ Duty of Competency in eDiscovery, eDiscovery Practice in Federal and State Courts: Judges’ Roundtable Discussion, Use of eDiscovery Special Masters and eMediation and more. For more information and to register for this CLE, click here: http://www.legalspan.com/pbi/catalog.asp?UGUID=&CategoryID=&ItemID=20131206-229194-103548
Click here to view the 2014 eDiscovery Symposium BrochureRead more
February 27, 2014
Employers Beware: Employee Theft in the Digital Era
Presented by: The University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, Marcus Shapira, LLP and bit-x-bit, LLCRead more
Topics Include: Document Retention and Destruction Policies, Strategic Risk Assessment Consideration, Employment Agreements, E-Discovery and Forensic Examinations, and Prevention Strategies
Exclusively Endorsed by the ACBA
"The Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) endorses bit-x-bit as its provider of choice for computer forensic and electronic discovery litigation support services for ACBA members. The quality of service provided to members and the attractive pricing offered to our members make bit-x-bit a great partner for the ACBA."
-David Blaner Executive Director, ACBA
For more information and member benefits, please click here.
FORENSIC EXPERTISE NOW IN A BOX:
Do you need to preserve electronic evidence affordably and easily? bit-x-bit in-a-box™ is our cutting-edge computer forensic tool that’s packed with everything you need to make a forensic image of a desktop or laptop anywhere at your convenience (or your client’s convenience). We get it, safeguarding all of the electronic evidence, bit by bit, wherever it is. For more information and a short video, please click here.
For more information on our remote data collection capabilities click here.
Invasion of Privacy
The Challenge: An alleged nationwide class of consumers alleged that their rented computers had “spyware” installed on them which took clandestine pictures from the rental computer’s webcam.Read more