Document Redaction Software

Document redaction software is a solution that efficiently identifies and eliminates sensitive information within digital documents, including hidden metadata, thereby safeguarding confidentiality and privacy. This software replaces the traditional, tedious process of manual redaction with advanced technology, such as Optical Character Recognition (OCR), to streamline the process, maintain compliance with legal standards, and ultimately protect sensitive data from potential breaches.

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Simple, yet powerful features

Up to 97% of your data is non-responsive noise. Logikcull automatically flags the docs that don’t matter, so you can focus on — and only pay for — the rest.

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Stop relying on third parties for data collection. Pull data directly from Google Vault, Slack, Microsoft 365, Box, and more, or drag and drop your files, and get them automatically processed in minutes.

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With Logikcull, your entire discovery process stays in a secure closed-loop system. If you need to collaborate with outside counsel on the doc review, you can do it on your own terms.

Assess Your Matters

With Logikcull, your entire discovery process stays in a secure closed-loop system. If you need to collaborate with outside counsel on the doc review, you can do it on your own terms.

Automated Data Sorting

Uncover all your evidence. No matter where it hides

Tell dark data to take a hike. Logikcull automatically indexes and deduplicates all your data, then sorts it using filters like email domain, recipient, bcc/cc address & more. Surface your most important documents in seconds — and leave out the rest.

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Fast Fact Finding

Streamline your document review

Move through your doc review at lightning speed with bulk redactions, automatic tagging for privilege, similar document detection, email threading, and PII detection. Plus, use the collaboration options to stay aligned with your team at all times.

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Instant Collections

Collect data from any source – in seconds

Stop relying on costly vendors or your IT team. Just drag & drop your files or integrate directly with data sources like Slack, Google, Microsoft, Box, and more for an instant collection.

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Picture this — You find yourself in a dimly lit room, surrounded by stacks of documents containing highly sensitive information. As you glance at the towering pile, a sense of dread washes over you. And it’s not just the basic private information. Depending on the industry and the type of documents you deal with day-to-day, there are other bits of information that must also be kept private. This could include past judiciary records, other personal legal information or even trade secrets.

How on god’s green earth are you supposed to extract and protect the vital secrets hidden within these pages?  

Redaction is how you do it. 

Good news is you no longer have to use the old permanent marker trick. Document redaction software is ready to ride to your rescue. 

The thing about digital documents is that there’s more to them than just the text we see. Behind those documents is often code and metadata that might contain sensitive information and needs to be protected. The best part is, document redaction software has the ability to remove this private information even from the back-end of these documents. 

H2: Redacting Legal Documents: The Delicate Art of Keeping Secrets

Put a black box over sensitive information in a PDF document—and you might think that solves the problem. Well, while most general users cannot access what is behind those black boxes, search engines most certainly can. Once search engines are able to index all of the information on the page, those pretty little black boxes can see themselves to the bin.

We can easily say that document redaction software is the superhero of the redacting world. But let’s find out why and how. 

Gone are the days of painstakingly sifting through each document, armed with a marker in one hand and a magnifying glass in the other. Most redaction softwares use optical character recognition (OCR) technology when scanning documents which uses certain rule based techniques to identify sensitive information. It can effortlessly identify and eliminate sensitive information faster than you can say "redact." You can also use search functionalities to locate and remove specific pieces of information, making it incredibly easy to handle a host of personal data. It's like having a trusty sidekick by your side, ready to vanquish any exposed secret that dares to threaten the sanctity of confidentiality.

But let's not stop at mere efficiency; document redaction software goes above and beyond,  removing content as opposed to masking it, working on all types of files, removing text along with graphic images, and having the option to perform full-page and multi-page redactions.

 Needless to say, a tool that meticulously navigates through documents, scrubs metadata, leaving behind a document that’s workable and complies with legal standards is what most companies look for—because they aren’t looking for a slip-up.  So, you can bid farewell to mind-numbing manual redaction and partner with the right document redaction software to keep up with the security standards you promise to your clients..

Legal Redaction Guidelines: The Dos and Don'ts of Playing Hide-and-Seek with Information

eDiscovery pros often deal with droves of information that can take up gigabytes and even terabytes of storage space. In addition to preserving privilege and protecting private data, you need to properly redact documents to comply with legal and ethical obligations. Ignoring legal redaction guidelines is like walking blindfolded into a minefield of trouble. 

It’s time to play the game of hide-and-seek with information responsibly. 

We could say “always be thorough” or “double check and then triple check,” but those are merely buzz phrases. To really excel in this task, check these off the document redaction checklist: 

  • Don’t redact original copies. Save an original copy and redact from an additional copy.
  • Redact everything that is needed to be redacted. Don’t expose even the tiniest amount of data.
  • Avoid using methods that look easier. Select software that will permanently redact the information so that someone cannot retrieve the data. Save yourself the security risks.
  • Use proper redaction methods. Manual redacting is a headache and tools like Adobe can be slow and unreliable.
  • Make sure that confidential data is protected under all types of contexts. Double checking might be a good idea.  
  • Consider all potential implications of redaction because you might accidentally leave unintended information visible or inadvertently disclose sensitive information.

PII Redaction: Protecting Secrets That Would Make a Spy Blush

Ah, the VIPs—the Personally Identifiable Information (PII) that holds the power to make even the most seasoned spies blush. Information used for identity verification such as name, age, date of birth, driver’s license number, Social Security Number (SSN), biometric records, email ID, and birthday, fall under PII. 

If private information falls in the wrong hands, it could be susceptible to misuse. Not only that, being unable to protect personally identifiable information is a compliance breach that could end up in lawsuits, heavy costs, and loss of reputation.  

$161 is the average per-record cost of a data breach, including PCI/PII or sensitive data. No one wants to lose dollars in a data breach. Mishandling PII is like handing a loaded weapon to a toddler—it's a recipe for disaster. Complete censorship of data is the only way out.  In your quest to protect sensitive personal data, PII redaction software stands by your side, ready to shield it from falling into the wrong hands.

We know by now that digital files are different from physical paper. They have metadata that can be used even to surface the blacked out data. That’s why true PII redaction requires software that removes privileged data to the T, leaving no trace behind. Software like Logikcull is built to act as your invisible cloak, from instantly finding hidden PII to effortlessly staying in control all while  ensuring that it remains hidden from prying eyes and potential data breaches.

H2: Best Redaction Software: Your Sidekick in the Battle Against Sensitive Information

With Logikcull, PII detection is as swift as a cheetah chasing its prey. It works its magic automatically, tagging PII while processing your data, so you and your team can focus on uncovering the truth without breaking a sweat. Logikcull not only spots PII but also gives you the power to redact it in bulk, across your entire project.

Looking for PII in Logikcull is as easy as finding that perfect item on Amazon. It's like having a personal shopper for sensitive information. You can filter PII by type, whether it's a phone number or something else, to narrow down your search and find all the juicy details.

It categorizes your data into predefined PII search filters, covering everything from dates of birth to social security numbers and more. It's like having a personal assistant who knows all the secret codes.

It streamlines the redaction process, allowing you to focus on what truly matters—protecting the secrets hidden within the documents. Whether you're dealing with legal documents, sensitive corporate information, or top-secret government files, Logikcull has your back, ensuring that no confidential detail escapes your discerning eye.

It swoops in, saving you from the clutches of mind-numbing manual redaction, as you bid farewell to sleepless nights blacking out information.

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