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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Tech Tips: Stay Vigilant Out There!

We asked the practice management technology experts: What can a law firm do to make a hacker's job harder these days? Here's advice you can use to fight the good fight — and stay out of the cyber crosshairs — from Heidi ...

Joan Feldman - June 29, 2018
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Malware Threats: Don’t Be an Easy Target

There are several types of security defenses you can put in place to guard your network and data against ransomware and other threats. But there is one defense that focuses on the human side of this vulnerability, teaching us all to be harder ...

Per Casey - June 6, 2018
On Balance Legal Ethics

VPN: A Simple Step Toward Cybersecurity

Many lawyers are intimidated by technology issues, including how to keep their data safe. Yet in a world where large cities can be held up by ransomware attacks and hackers can shut down multinational law firms, we are far past the point where ...

Megan Zavieh - April 12, 2018

Your Favorite Law Apps in the Cloud

Cybercrime is quickly chipping away at clients’ trust in how law firms manage and secure sensitive financial data. Some have even launched class action lawsuits in protest. As state bar associations are beginning to clamp down on technology ...

Ron Weber - November 29, 2017
Nothing But the Ruth

Attorney Safety: Interview with Stephen Kelson

Earlier this year, I shared statistics about threats of violence made against attorneys. Stephen Kelson, a shareholder at Christensen & Jensen PC in Salt Lake City, focuses on commercial litigation, personal injury and mediation, but he has also ...

Ruth Carter - August 17, 2017
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Using Encryption for Secure Client Communication

Secure client communication is a major concern for lawyers. Encryption is your best option for protecting confidential and sensitive information you exchange by email, text, voice and video calls with your clients. ABA Formal Opinion 11-459, ...

Sheila Blackford - July 27, 2017
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Zola and RPost Empower Lawyers with Certified E-Delivery Proof and Encryption

Zola Suite Launches RPost’s Services in its Law Practice Management Platform Zola Suite has announced that email open tracking, certified e-delivery proof, email encryption, and e-signatures are now built into its law practice management email, ...

Deborah Tesser - April 13, 2017
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Smart Law Offices and Connected Devices

It starts with a simple request to your iPhone ("Siri, add an appointment to my calendar") or a command to your new Amazon Echo ("Alexa, add toner to my shopping cart"). Before you know it, the Internet of Things has slipped straight from your ...

Joan Feldman - March 3, 2017

Will Law Firm Data Be Any Safer in 2026?

Will our data be any safer in 2026? That was the question I was asked to answer at the College of Law Practice Management’s 2016 Futures Conference. As part of a great legal technology panel, my answer was quick and decisive: No, it will not be.

Sharon Nelson - September 29, 2016

What Will Law Look Like in 2026?

The 2016 Futures Conference featured a crowd of wonderful speakers with provocative ideas. The theme, “What Will Law Look Like in 2026?” brought out some deeply interesting ideas. We asked four conference speakers to summarize their ...

The Editors - September 25, 2016