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  • Ransomware Attacks Hit Legal System

    The tools to carry out this scam are a cheap commodity, and it’s become a plague. Using software that’s available on the internet, cyber-extortionists are said to have mounted 100,000 attacks a day in 2018, a rate...

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  • Duped Law Firm Sends €97,000 To Wrong Bank

    Here’s one more way a law firm can get ripped off by a determined hacker: One of the firm’s attorneys writes an email to the firm’s bookkeeper, with instructions for making a payment as part of the....

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  • In The Workplace, “Active Shooter” 18 Times More Likely Than A Fire

    It’s well known that active-shooter events have become more common in the United States. What’s less well known is that the overwhelming majority of them occur in the workplace, and that these events are many times more...

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  • Two Prominent Law Firms Accused, As $100M Ponzi Scheme Gets Unwound

    Mississippi law firm Butler Snow and the law firm Baker Donelson are alleged to be partly liable for the “negligent and reckless acts of their agents.” That’s according to the court-appointed receiver in the matter, in a...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • AI Competence Is An Ethical Duty

    Blogging on the H5 site, Shelley Podolny calls attention to the ABA’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct, which impose an ethical duty of technological competence upon all lawyers. So far 31 state bar associations have adopted as...

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  • Key To Board Diversity – Pass A Law

    Diversity advocates who lobby corporations about seating women on their boards are wasting their time. They should be lobbying congress. According to a study by executive search firm Egon Zehnder, virtually all countries that average three or...

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  • Everything You Own In A Box To The Left

    In the standard Electronic Discovery Reference Model flow chart, the box farthest to the left refers to information governance - the process of getting your house in order...

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  • Blockchain Technology In Mainstream Manufacturing

    Recent global surveys by PWC and Deloitte found that most executives think blockchain technology is “scalable” and that it will be disruptive, resulting in revolutionary changes in operations, and that it’s likely to reach the mainstream. Among...

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  • The Gig Economy Is Oversold – To Employers

    Some myths about the so-called gig economy, including one that says it’s a great deal for employers...

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  • The GDPR Six Months In

    The General Data Protection Regulation became enforceable on May 25, and it has rewritten the ground rules for many companies regarding how they acquire, store and manage information, as well as what they say about it to...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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