What You Must Know About Collecting MS Teams Data for eDiscovery

Decentralized data centers

  • Private chats are usually saved in the Team Chat folder under Conversation History in a user’s Outlook.
  • Group discussions are saved in the group mailbox’s Conversation History folder.
  • Uploaded files are saved in SharePoint, but they are kept in various places depending on whether they were shared in private or group conversations.
  • “Modern attachments” are documents stored in OneDrive and SharePoint solutions shown as links in chat; regrettably, most typical collection tools do not accept these files, necessitating manual access.

Defensibility

Modern Attachments Create Modern Complications

Standards are still Evolving

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ZL Tech

ZL Tech

A Gartner Leader and Microsoft Gold Partner, ZL Tech is the leader in information governance and analytics software