Security

Five Simple Strategies for a More Secure Practice

Information is currency in our technology driven economy, and lawyers tend to hold a lot of valuable information. Unfortunately, that makes lawyers and law firms attractive targets for a variety of scammers, thieves, and general n’er-do-wells. What can you do to protect yourself, your firm, and your clients? In this 30 minute webinar brought to you by the Legal Technology ...

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Apple Security: Invisible and Practical Approaches

For many years, one of the big reasons that lawyers (and others) switched to Apple computers from Windows computers was security. The Windows world was (and is) one of frequent security updates, viruses and malware, firewall settings and software to manage all of the aspects of security. Security issues and concerns seem to be a regular occurrence and a necessary ...

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Lawyers and the Cloud: Three Myths Debunked

We have reached a point in today’s “post PC” environment where most lawyers accept that (a) cloud services and mobile apps exist, (b) they offer an enticing way to store and share data for a law practice, and (c) they are here to stay.  That said, there are still skeptics that believe that the public cloud is not ready for ...

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Data Protection and Cloud Backup For Any Size Firm

Have you taken a step back to consider how secure your information is? Data protection and backup should be a high priority for law firms of all sizes, and using the cloud specifically for these practices is becoming increasingly important. In this 30 minute webinar sponsored by Mozy, understand why your law firm should be protecting critical data, how to ...

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Video: Secure Collaboration in the Cloud

The rise of new cloud-based applications is transforming the delivery of legal services. Many lawyers are abandoning traditional technology in favor of online alternatives, including secure cloud collaboration tools. Learn to use the cloud effectively and securely at law firms of all sizes in this webinar from the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center, sponsored by Box. Thank you to our sponsor: ...

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Secure Collaboration in the Cloud

The rise of new cloud-based applications is transforming the delivery of legal services. Many lawyers are abandoning traditional technology in favor of online alternatives, including secure cloud collaboration tools. This free webinar, Secure Collaboration in the Cloud, shares best practices and lessons in using the cloud effectively and securely as well as general thoughts about the cloud and BYOD (bring ...

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Can PDFs Be Dangerous?

After Word documents, PDFs may be the most commonly exchanged file types for lawyers.  We use PDFs for letters, contracts, briefs, forms and bills.  But can those PDFs we download or receive so often harbor hidden dangers? The short answer is yes, as How-To Geek explores in a recent HTG Explains article: Why Does Chrome Say PDF Files Can Harm Your ...

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Disaster Prep: Law Practice Today April 2013

The American Bar Association’s Law Practice Management section provides a monthly webzine called Law Practice Today. The topic of discussion for April’s edition, “Disaster Prep,” provides helpful insight on how to work toward preventing and preparing for a disaster before it strikes. Here is a peek at what this issue has to offer: Preparing for a Disaster: Data Backup and Beyond “The ...

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Getting Started with Security

If you read my last post here on Law Technology Today, you know that I caution against an antivirus-only security strategy to combat today’s growing information risks.  But for many lawyers, the biggest challenge is not knowing whether they should do more, but rather what they should do to protect themselves and their practice from modern cyber threats.  The myriad of ...

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