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    Hybrid Legal Document Review: Where Human and Artificial Intelligence Meet

    Brian Schrader

    AI is in many ways still in its infancy, and it’s important to realize that platforms utilizing this technology are heavily dependent on constant human interaction and training.

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    A Look Behind, A Look Ahead: Part Two - E-Discovery

    Steve Salkin

    Part Two of a Two-Part Article

    Cybersecurity Law & Strategy partnered with our ALM sibling Legaltech News to ask cybersecurity and e-discovery experts what they thought the key trends of 2019 and what they expect to see in 2020. Part Two looks at e-discovery.

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    The Threat of Ransomware 2.0 for Law Practices

    Gary Salman

    During the past few months, there has been a significant paradigm shift in the cybersecurity world. Threat actors from Russia, in particular, have significantly enhanced their capabilities to target individual businesses and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) or IT companies. It is critical that lawyers, their firms and the companies they serve be aware of these threats and take the appropriate measures to proactively secure their own — and their clients’ — sensitive and private information.

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    Law Firms Adopt a Legal Operations Perspective

    Megan Miller

    Law Firms Are Following the Lead of Their Corporate Clients In Implementing Legal Operations Methodologies

    Legal operations as a discipline within corporate legal departments is receiving more attention, funding and staffing over the last few years.

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    More Regulation, Stronger Investigations and Home Tech Devices Concerns to Come in 2020, New Gibson Dunn Report Warns

    Steve Salkin

    On Data Privacy Day last month, Gibson Dunn released the eighth edition of its United States Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review. The report details trends that the privacy industry saw in 2019 from a legislative, regulatory and judicial perspective.

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    GDPR-Based Objections to U.S. Discovery Requests: 2019 Year in Review

    Leslie Meredith

    U.S. civil litigants faced with an obligation to produce “personal data” protected by GDPR can find themselves on the horns of a serious dilemma. Initial rulings addressing the tension between the broad scope of data protected by GDPR and the similarly broad scope of discovery under U.S. law revealed substantial skepticism that complying with a U.S. discovery request would expose parties to significant enforcement risk in the EU. This article takes a look at what arguments parties put forth in the past year, and make a few suggestions for how litigants can avoid violating one jurisdiction’s law to satisfy another’s courts.

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    Data Breaches: Adding a New Layer to the Risk of Legal Malpractice

    Karen Painter Randall and Steven A. Kroll

    Those in the legal profession are not immune to a data breach. What’s more, ethical obligations put lawyers and law firms at even greater risk for significant business, financial and reputational harm should they experience a cyberattack. Attorneys have both an ethical and legal duty to take reasonable steps to protect their clients’ personal sensitive data against a cyberattack, or face serious ramifications.

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    Legal Tech: E-Discovery Lessons from the Presidential Impeachment Proceedings

    Joshua Hummel and Paul Fling

    Whether we realize it or not, e-discovery has found a central place in the news during the Trump campaign and presidency, and in particular, during the impeachment proceedings.

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