Vertafore, Applied Systems, iManage, and NetDocuments Users Are Switching to RSign for eSignatures What is modern marketing without hoopla? Our friends at Wiktionary define hoopla as “a bustling to-do, excited speech, or noise.” The term’s origins are uncertain, but it probably comes from the French houp-là or oup-là (meaning “upsidaisy”), a cry of various animals close to […]
Hey You, Get Off (or On) My Cloud 15 or so years ago, ‘the cloud’ was considered the next big thing in business and personal technology. No longer did each machine you used Needed? have files or applications stored on it locally. When you worked on a document in the office, you now didn’t need […]
According to a study by Cybersecurity firm Mandient, 80 of the largest 100 law firms in the United States have been hacked over the last several years.
Imposter emails targeting businesses today are far more sophisticated than traditional phishing emails or the “Nigerian prince” emails of yesteryear. These new Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks use imposter emails that reflect a deep understanding of people’s roles and messaging patterns within a target organization.
Lawyers have always had a duty to be competent in technology, but the ABA Model Rule put this duty in writing, impacting cybersecurity practices. Twenty states have followed the ABA’s lead and adopted a duty of technological competence, all but requiring encryption.
Industry/Function: Law / Litigation Location: United States RPost Service: Registered Email Services
What is “Legal Proof”? Optimize! Panelists Share a Decade of Use in Courts In the early 2000’s, RPost coined the term “Legal Proof®” to describe what one received when they sent a Registered Email™ message. There is no such thing as “Illegal Proof”, so what could “Legal Proof®” really represent?
All service providers (such as lawyers, doctors, accountants, financial advisors, etc.) who believe their communications with clients are private — and in some situations, privileged — should take note. Conversely, all clients who believe their communications with trusted service providers are private should also take note.
In the final part of our three part series on common misconceptions about email delivery, we’ll discuss a type of system that many attorneys use and believe can prove fact of e-delivery.
Lawyers are collecting millions in contingency fees from whistleblower lawsuits. The SEC Whistleblower Program has awarded over $107 million to 33 individuals in the last five years. As the penalties grow and the SEC collects more funds, whistleblower staff and resources also grow.
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