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Do You Have Good Computer Habits?

We know it’s important to have good habits in many parts of our lives, from our work to our daily hygiene. However, quite a few of us forget that we need to have good computer habits, too. Developing wise practices in connection with our computers and smartphones can make our lives much easier and help us to stay much safer on the internet. Back Up Your Files One thing that many people fail to do... Read More

Microsoft Outlook

What does your business email inbox look like right now? Is it crowded, unsorted, and confusing? Are you having difficulty finding the emails you need, or the ones that are most important? Or worse, are you losing critical emails in the morass that is your personal work inbox? Maybe it’s time to take a closer look at Microsoft Outlook and how it can help you separate the email wheat from the chaff. Microsoft Outlook is... Read More

Simple Tech Tips

Happy 2016!  It’s that time of year when many of us set new year’s resolutions both for personal and professional growth.  The below content gives your members informative guidance on how new technology, like Windows 10 Pro and Office 365, can give businesses greater flexibility, more productivity and greater value to help meet their 2016 goals.  Find out more and pass along these helpful tips! What’s New in Windows 10 Pro? Windows 10 Pro gives... Read More

FBI Alert Warns of Criminals Seeking Access to Law Firm Networks

Earlier this month, the FBI’s cyber division issued an alert that it has information that hackers are specifically targeting international law firms as part of an insider trading scheme. “In a recent cyber criminal forum post, a criminal actor posted an advertisement to hire a technically proficient hacker for the purposes of gaining sustained access to the networks of multiple international law firms,” the alert from March 3rd stated. The FBI alert — 160304-001 — didn’t share any other information, such as... Read More

Technology & the Law, or Lack Thereof

On February 16, 2016, tech giant, Apple Inc., released a public statement in response to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s request that Apple create a “backdoor” to its iOS. As we all know, Apple is one of the most innovative companies when it comes to modern technology, specifically iPhone, Apple’s most sought after device. Apple uses encryption to protect users’ personal information stored on their iPhones. Using encryption to protect data within an iPhone means... Read More

Lawyers – Do You Have Cyber Insurance?

Lawyers and law firms handle a treasure trove of sensitive data, including data on their client’s intellectual property, personal information on employees, and health or financial data of parties involved in litigation.  If that data gets into the wrong hands, either by way of a malicious attacker or a careless employee, law firms need to be cognizant of potential professional liability issues.  One critical risk management tool is cyber liability insurance.   Cyber insurance offers many... Read More

Easy and Inexpensive Cloud Encryption

Technology and security precautions can be daunting for a newly formed law firm. Although the Florida bar has not yet sanctioned an attorney for their failure to secure client information in the Cloud, it is only a matter of time. Companies such as Clio and Mycase provide comprehensive solutions that include cloud storage, scheduling, and billing software for a monthly fee. These programs are great for larger law firms but may be too expensive or... Read More