BS 10008-1/2 TC + Ex Comm + BIP 0009 Kit Evidential weight and legal admissibility of electronically stored information (ESI)

BS 10008-1/2 TC + Ex Comm + BIP 0009 Kit

Evidential weight and legal admissibility of electronically stored information (ESI)

Status : Current   Published : June 2020

Format
PDF



What is included in this kit?

BS 10008-1 TC - The aim is to enable users to maintain the authenticity and integrity of the ESI, so that it’s trustworthy and is either accepted without dispute or successfully resists challenge.

BS 10008-2 TC - This is for use with any information management system that manages information electronically, using any type of electronic storage medium including write-once-read-many (WORM) and rewritable technologies.

BS 10008-1 Expert Commentary - The Expert Commentary document, with detailed information on the revision of BS 10008-1 done by industry experts.

BS 10008-2 Expert Commentary - The Expert Commentary document, with detailed information on the revision of BS 10008-2 done by industry experts.

BIP 0009 - Compliance checklist is designed to be completed by organizations that want to implement the standard and have confidence in their ESI management system and practices.

What is BS 10008:2020 about?

Establishing the authenticity and integrity of information is increasingly important in today’s business world – especially where electronic information  is used in dispute resolution or to demonstrate compliance. BS 10008:2020 details what users need to do to manage electronically stored information (ESI) in such a way that it retains its authenticity and integrity.

Who is BS 10008:2020 for?

It’s intended for end-user organizations that either wish to ensure that ESI created by, entered into, stored and/or transmitted within their information management systems may be used with confidence as evidence in any dispute, within or outside a court of law; or that wish to ensure that electronic identity management systems may be used with confidence as evidence in any dispute, within or outside a court of law. It will also be used by integrators and developers of information management systems that provide facilities to meet user requirements.

Specific users will be:

  • Business managers
  • Records/IT managers
  • Compliance officers
  • Legal advisors in financial institutions
  • Insurance companies
  • Local government departments

Why should you use BS 10008:2020?

This British Standard specifies requirements for the implementation and operation of electronic information management systems. This includes the storage and transfer of electronically stored information (ESI).

The aim is to enable users to maintain the authenticity and integrity of the ESI, so that it’s trustworthy and is either accepted without dispute or successfully resists challenge. This is important in circumstances where the ESI might be used as evidence – whether for business, compliance, legal or other dispute resolution purposes.

BS 10008:2020 covers:

-        The management of the availability of ESI over time

-        The electronic transfer or communication of ESI

-        The linking of electronic identity to particular ESI, including the use of electronic signatures and electronic copyright systems, as well as the verification of electronic identity

-        Ways to authenticate encrypted information and electronic signatures

-        How to migrate paper records to microform or digital format without compromising quality

The standard also includes requirements for the stewardship and accountability of the management of ESI throughout its life cycle. It applies to ESI in any form, including general office documents, electronic images and information held in databases and other electronic systems. The ESI can be alphanumeric, image based and/or voice/video recordings, captured from static and mobile devices.

Benefits from using the standard include improved efficiency, increased trust and better managed risk as well as:

  • Better processes in place to deal with copyright, tracking and verification issues
  • Reduced paper use that contributes to environmental credentials and reduced paper storage costs
  • Better alignment of the organization’s information security policies
  • More straightforward long-term information management including easier migrations during technology upgrades
  • Stronger business continuity and resilience – electronic information can be backed-up and protected more effectively than paper records at risk of physical damage

NOTE 1: This British Standard does not cover processes used to evaluate the authenticity and integrity of ESI prior to it being captured or created in the system.

 

BS 10008:2020 contributes to UN Sustainable Development Goal 15 on protecting, restoring and promoting sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, including sustainably managing forests and halting biodiversity loss, because it supports the use of less paper.

 

 

 




Standard NumberBS 10008-1/2 TC + Ex Comm + BIP 0009 Kit
TitleEvidential weight and legal admissibility of electronically stored information (ESI)
Titles in this kitBS 10008-2:2020 Evidential weight and legal admissibility of electronically stored information (ESI)

BS 10008-1:2020 Expert Commentary Expert Commentary for BS 10008-1:2020. Evidential weight and legal admissibility of electronically stored information (ESI)

BS 10008-2:2020 Expert Commentary Expert Commentary for BS 10008-2:2020. Evidential weight and legal admissibility of electronically stored information (ESI)

BIP 0009:2020 (PDF) Evidential weight and legal admissibility of electronically stored information (ESI). Compliance checklist for use with BS 10008-1:2020

BS 10008-1:2020 - TC Tracked Changes. Evidential weight and legal admissibility of electronically stored information (ESI). Specification

StatusCurrent
Publication Date03 June 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
DescriptorsInformation exchange, Data processing, Data management, Documents, Law, Management, Quality assurance, Verification, Data handling, Legal procedures, Legal documents, Data security, Electronic storage, Handbooks
ICS03.160
35.240.30
CommitteeIDT/1
ISBN978 0 539 14150 4
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
File Size0 KB
Price£705.74


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