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 […]

New in Artificial Technology, Ethics, and the Practice of Law Jaliz Maldonado

New in Artificial Technology, Ethics, and the Practice of Law

During the last few years, the use of artificial intelligence by law firms has surged. Slow to adopt forward-motion change, the field of law is nevertheless coming around to acknowledging the tremendous power and assistance of Artificial Intelligence (AI), sometimes known as cognitive computing. More lawyers are recognizing that the technology is a formidable tool […]

Privacy Security Attorney Jaliz Maldonado

Why Privacy and Security Should Be The Uppermost Concern On An Attorney’s Mind

Trend-setting California is leading the charge of consumer data privacy protection by unanimously passing the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. Passed and signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown in late June, the act goes into effect January 2020. In a perfect compromise, neither side of the issue is too happy with the act. […]

Law Firm Cybersecurity Efforts are Being Threatened by Efail Jaliz Maldonado

Law Firm Cybersecurity Efforts are Being Threatened by Efail

On May 15 earlier this year, the Electronic Frontier Foundation announced that a team of researchers from two universities in Germany and one university in Belgium had uncovered Efail, a malicious method used to expose email messages in plain text. What they didn’t mention is that the means that they describe to exfiltrate encrypted messages […]

Attorney's Guide To The CLOUD Act and International Privacy Law Jaliz Maldonado

Attorney’s Guide To The CLOUD Act and International Privacy Law

The president signed into law the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act on March 23, 2018. The CLOUD Act was passed in the 2018 omnibus spending bill. There was no committee oversight, no debate, and no public comments. Legislators had less than 24 hours to read, review and approve the 2,232-page omnibus spending bill. […]

Implementation of Blockchain Technology, Tax Attorneys, And The IRS Jaliz Maldonado

Blockchain Technology, Tax Attorneys, And The IRS

Blockchain could very possibly solve many difficulties that face the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Blockchain, the underlying technology of bitcoin, could revolutionize how the IRS conducts business. In revolutionizing how the IRS conducts business, it stands to reason that how tax attorneys conduct business would also be revolutionized. Blockchain Background According to Deloitte, “it is […]

Jaliz Maldonado Senate Passes CRA to Restore FCC Net Neutrality

Senate Passes CRA to Restore FCC Net Neutrality

What it means in the net neutrality timeline In a show of where they stand on net neutrality, 49 Democrats and three Republicans joined together for a simple majority in the Senate to pass a resolution to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality, a policy engendered in the 2015 Open Internet Order. […]

The Legal Sector Shakes Hand With The Digital Age Jaliz Maldonado

The Legal Sector Shakes Hand With The Digital Age

  The digital age is an exciting time for most of us. Some of us, of course, is a little nervous at the disruptions that new technologies will bring. There comes a time in every 21st-century lawyer’s life, however, when she or he needs to hop on the Hyperloop to the future. Quantum Computing First, […]