4-Step Computer Security Upgrade
Learn to encrypt your files, secure your computer when using public Wi-Fi, enable two-factor authentication, and use good passwords.
This week, Sam talks with computer forensics expert Mark Lanterman about the dark web and the latest trends in law firm security breaches.
Solosmall Lawyers are Getting Happier, at Least in Minnesota
Last week, Aaron presented at the Minnesota Strategic Solutions for Solo and Small Firms Conference. He talked about the findings of an economic survey of solosmall firm lawyers in Minnesota. One of the most interesting takeaways he found was that over the last five to ten years, solosmall attorneys are actually getting happier.
Sam looked it up–65% of solosmall lawyers said they are mostly or very satisfied with their job, which is comparable to other professions.
On a less sunny note, while the overall health of the solosmall slice of the market in Minnesota is improving, this isn’t necessarily true for young lawyers, who are graduating with student loan burdens that are unsustainable for most solosmall practitioners. Interestingly, many older attorneys simply didn’t know that it was that hard for today’s new lawyers to graduate without crippling levels of debt.
The Dark Web, with Mark Lanterman
Mark Lanterman is the chief technology officer of Computer Forensic Services. Before starting CFS, Mark was a sworn investigator for the United States Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force and acted as its senior computer forensic analyst. He has provided expert witness testimony in over 2,000 proceedings.
Mark has spoken at the Minnesota Criminal Justice Institute, the Minnesota Employment Law Institute, the Minnesota Intellectual Property Institute, the Minnesota Family Law Institute, the Minnesota Private Investigators Conference, the Minnesota Judicial Conference, the North Dakota Judicial Conference, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the International Association of Financial Crime Investigators, the American Society for Industrial Security, Hamline Law School, and the University of Minnesota Law School. He conducts over forty CLE classes annually.
Support the Podcast
We love our sponsors, but they only cover part of what it costs us to bring you this podcast. So we need your help. If you enjoy the show, please click this button and make a contribution:
Listen and Subscribe
To listen to the podcast, just scroll up and hit the play button (or click the link to this post if you are reading this by email).
To make sure you don’t miss an episode of the Lawyerist Podcast, subscribe now in iTunes, Stitcher, or any other podcast player. Or find out about new episodes by subscribing to the Lawyerist Insider, our email newsletter. We will announce new episodes in the Insider, and you can listen to them right here on Lawyerist.