Ben Schmidt and Nathan Curtis
Security and privacy start with good information governance, and for many firms — trying to get their information governance policy implemented feels a lot like Groundhog Day. Yes, the one with Bill Murray. Let’s take a closer look.
John Beardwood and Shan Arora
Part Three In a Series
Part Three continues the analysis of new compliance requirements in Canada's new Consumer Privacy Protection Act, including the content of organizational privacy policies and anonymization of personal information policies, and business transaction policies contained in the Act.
Routines based around ‘work from home’ are calcifying, and commuting, parking, sandwich shops and childcare are fading into distant memory. With each passing week, the challenge to win attorneys back into the office increases.
With hybrid and remote working practices having become the norm, lawyers communicate through messaging applications — including on personal devices — and firms are using innovative technologies in novel ways as they adopt digital means of working. In this digital-first landscape, all data is at risk. The good news is that new security solutions offer law firms a range of new tools to counter this threat.
The European Union released its first attempt at a comprehensive cybersecurity legislation, the Cyber Resilience Act — and its impact on the technology market could be far-reaching.
Sean J. Coughlin and Vivian B. Isaboke
It comes as no surprise as we enter the second half of the year that the crypto winter has reinforced the perception of critics that digital currencies are “risky, flawed and unproven digital financial instruments.” This article examines the impact of cybercrimes and crypto bankruptcies on the current market.
The Eastern European conflict is already adding stress to already strained domestic relationships in the U.S. — between businesses and cyber insurance companies. As businesses face more cyberthreats than ever before, many are seeing higher premiums. Meanwhile, insurance companies are looking for ways to skirt coverage obligations that end up proving far too expensive
Kimbrilee M. Weber and Julien M. Baumrin
With heightened ease of use and convenience comes a duty for businesses and organizations to employ best practices regarding their responsibilities in maintaining the electronically stored information (ESI) that these applications create.
Some law firms are realizing that the hasty, though necessary, decisions made to facilitate remote work should be revisited or undone. Many of the tools implemented in an emergency are insufficient to withstand the increasing cybersecurity threats law firms are facing today. The good news, though, is that it’s not too late to implement the right tech to protect your firm.
It is no surprise that in this environment many lawyers are prioritizing qualitative factors, such as work-life balance and feeling appreciated and recognized at work, rather than compensation alone when choosing where to work. Why is it no surprise? Because many of their employers began valuing quality over quantity with their ALSPs years ago. And this shift might do even more for your organization.