Why a Client Portal Can Make or Break Your Legal Software

Why a Client Portal Can Make or Break Your Legal Software

Every law firm is different. Each one has specific needs, operations, and culture. This means that each law firm will value its own set of features in a practice management solution; one firm’s trash can, essentially, be another firm’s treasure. Despite these indubitable differences, there are – of course – features of universal usefulness to […]

Apple FaceTime Bug Suits: Attorney-Client Privilege Breach and More Jaliz Maldonado

Apple FaceTime Bug Suits: Attorney-Client Privilege Breach and More

Apple is no stranger to major lawsuits and threats of legal action by individuals and companies alike. One of their biggest cases in recent years involved patent infringement and a different technology giant, Samsung. Recently, Apple has come under siege for yet another tech-related concern, but this time there are two suits, and they involve […]

Lawyers Texting Clients: the Pros and Cons Jaliz Maldonado

Lawyers Texting Clients: the Pros and Cons

The avenues available for attorneys to communicate with their client become more numerous with each passing day. The constant stream of technological developments introduced to the legal field daily makes these exchanges increasingly easy. With this increased ease of communication comes a decrease in the formality of attorney-client relations. After all, conversations that once could […]

Cybersecurity Best Practices: Conducting A Law Firm Security Audit Jaliz Maldonado

Cybersecurity Best Practices: Conducting A Law Firm Security Audit

As a demographic generally thought to be rather conservative, protective, and effective at managing risk, lawyers sure are careless about cybersecurity. Here’s why that’s a big deal: 43% of cyber attacks target small businesses. 60% of small businesses go out of business within six months of experiencing a cyber attack. Here’s the beginning of a […]

Cybersecurity Best Practices: My Law Firm is under a Cyberattack! Now What? Jaliz Maldonado

Cybersecurity Best Practices: My Law Firm is under a Cyberattack! Now What?

Law firm cyberattacks have increased drastically during the last few years. According to the American Bar Association’s 2017 Survey, 22 percent of respondents reported their firm had undergone a breach at some point, which was an increase over the previous year’s 14 percent. The trend has been increasing as hackers understand that law firms hold […]

10 Ways Blockchain Technology Will Change The Legal Industry Jaliz Maldonado

10 Ways Blockchain Technology Will Change The Legal Industry

Blockchain technology is set to be a transformative force behind changes that are set to take place within the legal industry. Business clients are becoming heavily invested in blockchain; it behooves law firms to get on board with the blockchain revolution. This technology is set to become as revolutionary as the Internet. It will have […]

Cybersecurity Best Practices: Cyberattacks Against Law Firms Jaliz Maldonado

Cybersecurity Best Practices: Cyberattacks Against Law Firms

Cyberattacks against law firms have increased over the last few years and it’s going to get more intense. While more law firms than ever are aware of the dangers of attacks and are engaged in securing their law firms, attackers are constantly using more sophisticated techniques to gain access to a firm’s data. Protecting against […]

Law Firm Security: Privacy and Data Security Laws that Affect Your Law Firm

Law Firm Security: Privacy & Data Security Laws that Affect Your Law Firm

At this point in the cybersecurity game, it’s a given that to prevent a breach, law firms must take every precaution to protect its data as well as the valuable data of its clients. What may not be as clear are the obligations that law firms, or any other third party, owe to certain organizations […]

Jaliz Maldonado Law Firm Cybersecurity: Are Your Vendors Posing the Threat of a Data Breach?

Law Firm Cybersecurity: Are Your Vendors Posing the Threat of a Data Breach?

If you’ve been paying attention, chances are your law firm security is up-to-date and fairly strong. While that takes care of the firm itself, these days it is just as important that your cybersecurity policy takes into account the cybersecurity of your vendors. “A responsible firm must also reduce the risk of a data breach […]

Law Firm Security: 5 Major Updates You Should Know About Jaliz Maldonado

Law Firm Security: 5 Major Updates You Should Know About

Microsoft, Adobe, Google, and Apple have released security updates this month. PracticePanther provides additional security features using your computer’s IP address. Jose Rodriquez finds a hack for iPhones XS running iOS 12 beta and iOS 12 and delivers a solution. To ensure you’re maximizing your law firm security, these updates are a must. Law Firm […]