Heartbleed: What Lawyers and Law Firms Need to Know
What the Heartbleed security breach really means for lawyers and law firms, without too much techno-jargon or over-use of dumbed-down metaphor.
The Internet: a Primer for Lawyers and Everyone Else
"If you don't have a basic understanding of the technology you entrust with your clients' information … I think you probably are not competent to represent anyone."
Blind Faith: Litigating in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
The FISC may very well be a national treasure. It may very well have done an exemplary job. But this contention, like the contention that the FISC is nothing more than a rubber stamp, is beside the point. Litigating in the FISC is like arguing with a brick wall.
Is Dropbox Right for Your Practice?
Dropbox is an extremely popular cloud computing option. Just because it's popular, however, does not mean it's right for your practice. Here are some things to consider before using Dropbox in your practice.
Social Engineering May Be a Greater Threat to Client Files Than “Hackers”
I just finished reading hacker Kevin Mitnick‘s book, Ghost in the Wires, about his escapades leading up to his imprisonment for hacking. What struck me was how much of his “hacking” was really social engineering. Quite often, Mitnick just called someone on the phone and asked them for what he needed: up to and including […]
Secure Your Web Travels with These 5 Online Tools
Use these 5 online tools to ensure a safer, enjoyable online experience and secure your web travels.
Ethics and the Cloud, State-by-State
Want to know what your state thinks about cloud computing? Thanks to Nicole Black’s post in the LAB, here is the ABA’s handy reference chart so you can see what your state’s ethics board thinks about cloud computing. Currently, by the way, lawyers in all 50 states may use the cloud. Ethics boards in 13 […]
Review: LastPass Password Manager
LastPass is a great password manager for anyone who wants access to their passwords anywhere, with minimal setup and ease of use.
Client Data and Cloud Computing
Ironically, the Luddites who refuse to even consider putting client data in the cloud would be better off if they did. Their clients would be, anyway.
Stronger Law Office Security With Keepass Password Management
Keepass provides an open source, easy to use solution to password management to increase security of the mobile law office that runs on cloud computing.
No Time Like the Present to Update Passwords
Now is a great time for lawyers to update passwords.
Secure Your Gmail Account
Lawyers can take a number of steps to make sure that Gmail accounts are secure.
Facebook Privacy in a S.N.A.P.
How lawyers can use S.N.A.P. to check their Facebook privacy settings.
Is Your Computer Security Good Enough?
Steps to take for better computer security to protect your digital law office client files.