# ISO/IEC 27050-1:2019: Information technology - Electronic discovery - Part 1: Overview and concepts

# Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Initialisms

Short Form Full Form
eDiscovery Electronic Discovery
ESI Electronically Stored Information
IEC International Electrotechnical Commission
ISO International Organization for Standardization

# Overview

ISO/IEC 27050-1:2019 provides an overview of electronic discovery. Electronic discovery is the process of discovering pertinent Electronically Stored Information (ESI) or data by one or more parties involved in an investigation or litigation, or similar proceeding. In addition, this document defines related terms and concepts, including, but not limited to the the electronic discovery process:

  • ESI identification
  • ESI preservation
  • ESI collection
  • ESI processing
  • ESI review
  • ESI analysis
  • ESI production

# Noteworthy

  • ISO/IEC 27050-1:2019 is specific to eDiscovery.

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