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Again with the Metadata? Enough Already!

I have been writing and lecturing about metadata for years. (And in case you have forgotten, metadata is the “hidden” information about the electronic documents we create that we’re all supposed to be worried about.) I guess for some of late, I’ve run on with the topic long enough because a few have...read more

Droning On: Privacy in the Crosshairs

We’ve all seen drones in the past couple of years at parks and other open spaces. They’re revolutionizing film and documentary making with amazing aerial views. Crews working wildfires and floods are using them to survey damage and search for survivors. They’re fun for hobbyists and now a vital...read more

The ALPS Guide to Minding Your Law Firm Technology-Free Download

In this time of cyber breaches, hacks, and stolen data, is your law firm up to specs with its technology? ALPS Risk Manager, Mark Bassingthwaighte, Esq., has just penned The ALPS Guide to Minding Your Law Firm Technology, an informative and concise 15-page guide for solo firms up to large firms....read more

I Believe First Impressions Matter. Do You?

Like you, I’ve been a consumer for years and the older I get the more I’ve come to recognize the impact of first impressions. They really do matter. I can only speak for me, but these days if I am forced to interact with a pushy sales person when first entering a store, I often leave and rarely...read more

Five Ways to Avoid a Cyber Attack at Your Law Firm

All businesses today are becoming increasingly reliant on electronic communications, and law firms are no different. In recent years, law firms especially have become more and more aware that hackers are targeting their clients' information. In fact, the American Bar Association Cybersecurity Legal...read more

Top Tech Traps and How to Avoid Them-Live Webinar

Join ALPS for 2014 Top TECH Traps and How to Avoid Them, presented by ALPS Risk Manager, Mark Bassingthwaighte, Esq. Wednesday, February 19, 2014 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Eastern This 1-hour seminar has been approved for credit in the following states: CO, DE, KS, ME, MI, MO, NE, NM, ND, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA,...read more

Oh, No, Adobe - 2.9 Million Customers Have Info Hacked

When it comes to computer and cloud security issues, we like to keep our insured attorneys and the legal community in the know. This update concerns Adobe, where on Thursday October 3 the company announced that its “security team discovered sophisticated attacks” on its network, “involving the...read more

The Prism of Privacy

Despite Edward Snowden’s revelations in June of the NSA PRISM program monitoring the American public’s telephone calls as well as communications on Google, Facebook, Skype and others, many probably quietly suspected as much. I mean, really, the technology has existed for decades. Heck, the British...read more