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If you are like me, you have probably wondered why people choose to share so much about themselves and their families on Facebook. Why do people treat the social media...more
Moving data to the cloud has been the critical data security challenge confronting organizations in the past few years.
With the cloud transition well underway, the spotlight has turned to securing end-user devices like...more
"Lawyers in the Cloud" explains the cloud storage system, risks, and how to assess whether to use large private systems or public systems like DropBox. From the July/August 2012 Palm Beach Bar Bulletin....more
Things happen at places like the ABATechshow that make you feel like you are experiencing the future unfold right in the moment. Nothing like watching planes crash into the World Trade Center or the devastation of Japan’s...more
UK data protection has come of age with large fines levied for the first time and a well-publicised leak from a law firm. Is your law firm compliant with data protection standards?...more
It is time to talk about cloud computing and ethics. Yes, ethics. Historically, lawyers and technologists lived in different worlds. The lawyers were over here, and IT was over there. Here's the reality: Technology -...more
This manuscript was submitted as material for a Presidential CLE program at the 2010 ABA Annual Meeting. The panel discussion, hosted by the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20, covered cloud computing and virtual law practice,...more
Web-based technologies are part of an exciting new frontier aimed at delivering efficient, accessible, and affordable products and services to their clients. The rapid advance of web- or cloud-based technologies has opened up...more
Beginning February 17, 2010,lawyers who represent clients in the healthcare industry face new statutory obligations to take affirmative steps to ensure the privacy of their clients’ patient information when it is transmitted...more
The shift from desktop- and server-based software to what is alternately referred to as “Software-as-a-Service” (SaaS) or “the cloud” is one of the most significant transitions to occur in computing in the last 20 years....more
Computer forensic techniques may be unfairly applied in order to tip the scales of justice in the direction of prosecution. Particular areas that are known to be problematic for defense experts include: erroneous allegations...more
In this document we aim to demystify the concept of Software-as-a-Service and educate attorneys on how to evaluate the suitability of available solutions for their practice.
Topics addressed include an overall description...more
Are you on Facebook? Have you tweaked your Facebook privacy settings to ensure that you keep your personal and professional lives separate? Read this article and learn the essential steps you can take in under 10 minutes to...more
"Electronic Surveillance amd Offshore Legal Communications" is a June 12, 2008 editorial essay about a declaratory judgment action filed the prior month, NMH v. Bush et al. (D.D.C. 2008). NMH v. Bush appears to many readers...more
A purported declaratory judgment action by a Maryland law firm which alleges that an LPO offerded to perform certain services in India at rates far below prices being charged in Maryland based, in part, on the work being done...more
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