Roy E. Hadley, Jr.
The news is replete with alleged actions of foreign governments and hackers trying to impact the democratic election process in the United States. It is incumbent upon the state and local governments to ensure the security of all elections.
It seems this should be a key question for everyone in business, government, technology, and cybersecurity: If we know the problem with cybersecurity, and have ways of methods of addressing the problem, why are we still failing?
A survey of more than 460 attorneys and decision makers working in corporate legal departments nationwide found that in-house teams, already stretched by limited resources, are confronting new and traditional challenges. Cybersecurity ranked among legal departments’ biggest concerns for 2018.
What Your Organization Can Do to Protect Itself from Email-Based Attacks
There’s no question that email has revolutionized the way we operate. Unfortunately, for all of its convenience, email has opened the door to serious security threats that include viruses, malware and fraud. Phishing scams have become a widespread problem — you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who hasn’t been on the receiving end of a phishing attempt.
Jake Frazier and Anthony J. Ferrante
It’s been about half a year since Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was activated, and corporate legal, privacy and compliance teams are beginning to adjust to the new lay of the land. We’ve seen early examples of enforcement activity, and those are helping organizations better understand the long-term landscape for compliance.
Michele C.S. Lange
Today’s workplaces require tools that enhance employee productivity and provide the flexibility to never miss a critical business opportunity. Organizations in other industries have already experienced the benefits of enterprise collaboration, and now this technology is making its way into the legal sector. The rise of enterprise collaboration is redefining the modern law firm and legal department.
New U.S. Department of Justice Cybersecurity Guidelines Stress Preparedness Amid Reports That Many Organizations Have Failed to Plan for a Breach
Data protection tips are virtually everywhere these days. So it’s hardly surprising that the U.S. Department of Justice has released new guidelines on that very topic. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre is poised to follow suit.
The advent of cryptocurrencies has raised a host of legal issues; some of the most immediate ones — such as whether cryptocurrencies are securities — appear to have been resolved, but cryptocurrency theft remains a major concern for traders and investors given that billions of dollars of cryptocurrency are stolen every year.
Meritas, a nonprofit association of law firms, now requires its law firm members to follow a new cybersecurity standard. The reason for this new standard? Law firms’ clients.
Continuing its run of recent M&A activity, Consilio CEO Andy Macdonald said DiscoverReady has been on his radar for managed review he called “head and shoulders” above the competition.