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Phones are extremely vulnerable to hacks, too

You’ve spent enormous time and money securing your data from intruders. So now your computer systems are safe, right?
Well, you’re not home free yet.
There has been an easily-exploitable vulnerability in phone systems for many years and hackers have been exploiting it to hack phones through text messaging. This ha ... (full story)

The ABA wants you to secure your email

With all of the emphasis on securing data, with the seemingly complex methods that are required to do so, it might be easy to overlook the simple email—even though all hacker phishing expeditions start with a simple email.
It’s tempting to just ignore your email account—after all, you’ve had the same one f ... (full story)

How to implement technological change without stress

A recent edition of Law Technology Today brought up an interesting point: it can be very stressful to staff to have the office switching over to different technologies. Maybe the equipment is plug-and play, or the software changeover is easy, but that doesn’t mean that the people who are affected by the changes will be fans of ... (full story)

Planning for disaster

Floods. Hurricanes. Earthquakes. Shootings. Whatever disasters affect human life can also have a widespread negative impact on a law practice. What do you do in the face of a disaster that shuts down or severely alters your business?
Step one: Plan ahead. And take this seriously—it is as important to disaster plan as it is ... (full story)

Online legal document exchanges (for a price)

Shouldn’t be a surprise, but there are scads of attorneys willing to sell, or buy, documents to use as templates.
Several sites now exist as exchanges between attorneys to buy and sell documents, which we will get to shortly. Several other sites have come and gone and no longer exist, which may shine a light on this partic ... (full story)