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Practical Encryption: Emailing With Your Clients

Practical Encryption: Emailing With Your Clients

Scenario:  You need to exchange sensitive documents with your client, but in the digital age, printing and mailing physical documents seems slow, expensive, and not exactly “green.” Typical Solution:  Virtually all lawyers rely on email as a primary communication tool, so when it comes time to send documents, they go right into email along with everything else. Problem: There are ... Read More »

Practical Encryption: Backing Up Your Data

Practical Encryption: Backing Up Your Data

Scenario: Like most law firms, your data is growing day by day and you want to make sure you’re both (a) backing up that data, and (b) keeping the data secure. Typical Solution: While most lawyers have developed good habits regarding backup, the security of that backup file is rarely discussed or addressed.  Files are often simply copied to an ... Read More »

Practical Encryption: Files on the Go

Practical Encryption: Files on the Go

Scenario: You’re headed out of the office for a series of meetings and you want to bring some electronic documents with you –open files you’re working on, a draft of a presentation, etc. – but you don’t want to carry around your full laptop. Typical Solution: Grab one of the thumb drives from the pile you probably have in your ... Read More »

Hidden Twitter Tricks

Hidden Twitter Tricks

If you’ve been using Twitter for awhile, you probably think you have it down. You keep your tweets short and sweet, incorporate a hashtag here and there, keep it interesting and a bit mysterious if there is a link or picture attached – nailed it. Your tweets are probably doing the job, but maybe it is time to challenge yourself ... Read More »

Mobile Security: Quick Security Tip

Your mobile devices contain a lot of valuable information, but you may not realize the extent of this value until your phone or tablet is either stolen or lost. Consider these tips and strategies for thinking about how to secure your mobile devices before it is too late. This video is part of a 5 video series from the Legal ... Read More »

Physical Security: Quick Security Tip

When discussing cyber security, passwords, encryption, and many tech terms are mentioned. Just as important, however, is your physical security. Asking a complete stranger to watch your laptop for you at a coffee shop or not paying attention to who may be lurking around waiting for you to drop your mobile device are just as threatening (if not more) as ... Read More »

Data Encryption: Quick Security Tip

Data encryption has become an increasingly important practice, especially for attorneys who often hold an abundance of valuable information. This quick tutorial explains that a document that is simply password protected is not encrypted, why encryption is important, and shares methods for encrypting. This video is part of a 5 video series from the Legal Technology Resource Center discussing strategies ... Read More »

Avoiding Scams: Quick Security Tip

Scams are not always as obvious as we may think, especially when they come in the form of emails or messages from friends and colleagues. Do you know how to spot scams and stop them from escalating? Use these quick tips to save yourself, your clients, and your firm from these security threats. This video is part of a 5 ... Read More »