In this edition of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss encryption. The recent news coverage of the NSA surveillance has everyone talking about who can access their data, and this is especially relevant to practicing attorneys, who have to consider both their own data as well as that of their clients. According to your hosts, 30% of lawyers are using encryption to secure files and only 24% are using it to send email. This poses the question: Has the time for lawyers using encryption arrived?
The second segment of the show will talk about Tom’s switch from the iPhone to the Android smartphone. Learn how and why he made the decision to make the change and his review, so far.
On this October edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay, editor-in-chief of ALM’s Law Technology News, chats with Mark Melodia, partner at Reed Smith and Antony Kim, a partner at Orrick, to discuss the Law Technology News October cover story, Defending Big Data.
Paralegals need to know the latest trends in law practice and productivity technology to contribute to a successful law practice. For the hottest tech trends, Paralegal Voice co-hosts Lynne DeVenny and Vicki Voisin turn to Jared D. Correia, Esq., the Senior Practice Advisor for Massachusetts’ Law Office Management Assistance Program (MASSLOMAP). Jared shares his thoughts on everything from law practice management software, to cloud-based solutions and document management, to remote access and the benefits of social media. A big fan of legal support staffers, he explains why they are a key part of the legal team. This podcast is a must-listen for both paralegals and attorneys!
E-discovery is constantly evolving, so if organizations stand still, they will lose ground. Many corporations and law firms are now re-examining their e-discovery processes and tools. On The ESI Report, host Michele Lange, Attorney and Director of the Thought Leadership & Industry Relations division at Kroll Ontrack welcomes Ken Ewell, Vice President of SaaS solutions for Kroll Ontrack, to explore do-it-yourself e-discovery trends and how law firms and corporations are re-evaluating their role in the Electronic Data Reference Model. In the Bits & Bytes Legal Analysis, Kroll Ontrack Legal Correspondent, Elliot Westman, takes a look at the facts surrounding DCG Systems, Inc. v. Checkpoint Technologies and the recently issued Model Order on E-Discovery in Patent Cases coming out of the Federal Circuit.
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What can CIOs (and other firm leaders) do to protect confidential client data from thieves — who are on the payroll? On the June edition of Law Technology Now, host Monica Bay is joined by Tam Harbert, author of Law Technology News’ June cover story, “Catch Me If You Can.” They discuss how BigLaw is reacting in the wake of the latest insider trading scandal involving three top firms — and the dilemma faced by firms that want to protect data while providing an open exchange of ideas and collaboration by firm attorneys.
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Sony Corporation suffered a huge security breach in its video game online network with names, addresses, and credit card numbers of 100 million PlayStation and PC game network users stolen by hackers. Attorney and co-host Bob Ambrogi welcomes Justin Brookman, the Director for the Center for Democracy & Technology’s Project on Consumer Privacy and Attorney John H. Lacey from the McCormack Firm, LLC and author of “Massachusetts Data Privacy Law Blog,” to take a look at one of the largest online security breaches. Justin and John talk about litigation, potential legislation and how this breach could impact Sony.
With a network of data protection rules and regulations on the state and federal level, it becomes more and more difficult for businesses to keep up. On the Legal ToolKit, host Jared Correia, Law Practice Management Advisor with Mass. LOMAP, welcomes Attorney C. Max Perlman from the law firm of Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP, to talk about those data security laws and regulations and their impact on businesses, including law firms. Jared and Max also discuss the federal requirements that local businesses should be aware of, to what extent the laws codify best practices and what to do if your business experiences a security breach.
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There is an ongoing debate in the legal community about whether the iPhone or the Android is best for attorneys and their practices. Attorneys and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams welcome Attorney Richard M. Georges, blogger for FutureLawyer and Attorney Jeff Richardson, from Adams and Reese LLP and blogger for iPhone J.D., to take the gloves off on Lawyer2Lawyer about the pros and cons of each, look at the best applications for attorneys and security issues surrounding smartphones.
Could your law firm be at risk? On Digital Detectives, co-hosts Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc. and John W. Simek, Vice President of Sensei Enterprises welcome Rob Lee, a Director with the information security firm, Mandiant and the curriculum lead for digital forensic training at the SANS Institute, to discuss the deplorable state of law firm security and the rise of advanced persistent threats. Rob discusses how law firm security compares to other businesses, Advanced Persistent Threats, the concept of defense in depth and the importance of security assessments. Hacking into law firms is so easy that the Chinese don’t even waste their “A” teams on it – the junior squads can handle it. How secure is YOUR firm?
Often times, the legal profession can be lackadaisical when it comes to data security. On this debut podcast of Digital Detectives, co-hosts Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc. and John W. Simek, Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, share the latest information on data breaches. Sharon and John look at some recent data breaches, data breach notification laws, how to prevent and respond to data breaches and how data breaches may be affected by SaaS/cloud computing.
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