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5 Security Tips for Lawyers Working Online

5 Security Tips for Lawyers Working Online 1000 667 Alex Braun

As long as attorney work requires access to the sensitive personal records of end clients, law firms will always be a top target for hackers. While SaaS software typically offers greater security and less maintenance than locally installed products, users share some basic responsibility for keeping client data secure. As an attorney, this is part…

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Legal cloud security standards

Nextpoint Helps Draft First Cloud Security Standards for Law Firms

Nextpoint Helps Draft First Cloud Security Standards for Law Firms 1920 1080 Alex Braun

Nearly a decade after we moved our eDiscovery platform to Amazon Web Services, making it accessible from anywhere without expensive infrastructure, it’s become increasingly common for law firms to manage their clients’ data in the cloud. Yesterday, leaders from six legal cloud computing providers – known collectively as the Legal Cloud Computing Association – released…

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4 Critical Data Security Tips for Law Firms

4 Critical Data Security Tips for Law Firms 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

Recently, I’ve been asking law firms to defend their decision to continue storing client and firm data on premise. The most common defense I hear from firms is that it’s risky to put it in the cloud, where it is “potentially at risk of being hacked.” Essentially, the pervasive belief is that there’s no one actively…

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Litigator’s Brief: 5 Lessons from the Anthem Security Breach

Litigator’s Brief: 5 Lessons from the Anthem Security Breach 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

In February, Anthem Blue Cross revealed it had been the victim of a cyberattack. The attackers breached a database that contained over 80 million records of past and current customers, and Anthem employees. Anthem is the largest for-profit health care insurer in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, formerly known as Wellpoint. Anthem is comprised…

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The Future of Law: eDiscovery and Cloud Computing CONVERGE in NYC

The Future of Law: eDiscovery and Cloud Computing CONVERGE in NYC 150 150 Michael Beumer

Nextpoint CEO, Rakesh Madhava to present at Above the Law CONVERGE Conference on March 18th at The University Club in New York City. Rakesh Madhava, CEO of Chicago-based Nextpoint, will participate in a panel discussion on the future of law on March 18, 2015 at the Above the Law hosted CONVERGE conference. As an expert…

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Nextpoint First eDiscovery Software Accepted into Amazon’s Advanced Technology Partners Program

Nextpoint First eDiscovery Software Accepted into Amazon’s Advanced Technology Partners Program 150 150 Jason Krause

Nextpoint Earns Amazon Advanced Technology Partners Certification, Validating Industry-leading Cloud Computing Technology Nextpoint, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of cloud-based regulatory, compliance, and litigation software, is proud to become the first eDiscovery software vendor accepted into the Amazon Advanced Technology Partners program. The Advanced Technology Partners are commercial software and Internet service companies that are…

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Law firm data security

Exposed: The Strawman of Security in Legal Technology

Exposed: The Strawman of Security in Legal Technology 1000 667 Michael Beumer

An incredible series of reports in the last few weeks have exposed the mythology of law firm data security, driving home the truth we have referred to as “The On-Premise Problem.” First… An article from Bloomberg quotes the the FBI notifying law firms that they are “easier quarry” than corporations. Second… This shocking – and I mean…

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