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Your Legal Team Needs to Optimise its DMS for Knowledge Management

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Increasingly, corporate legal departments are deploying document and email management systems.  This technology has become essential for lawyers’ day today activities. Simultaneously, lawyers are recognising the need for better collaboration, both internally and with outside legal counsel, as well as the ability to reuse and re purpose information.  They don’t want to unnecessarily ‘reinvent the wheel’, which often comes at the cost of productivity and efficiency.

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Supply Chain Risk Comes from Software and Physical Service Providers

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Supply Chain Risk Comes from Software and Physical Service Providers

Supplier risk is a growing concern today and organisations need to look at third party risk more comprehensively. Regardless of in which organisation the breach occurs, the reputational damage is borne by the firm that holds the data. Ticket Master is a case in point. The breach was caused by malware that infected a customer support system managed by Ticketmaster’s partner Inbenta Technologies, on the company’s behalf.

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A Pessimistic Approach to Security Can Mitigate Impact of Phishing

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Phishing attacks as we know, are malicious and orchestrated by external parties. Often due to their sophistication, despite the best efforts on the part of employees, criminals manage to trick them into giving access to business-critical and/or sensitive information. Therefore, the importance of continuous staff awareness and training cannot be emphasised enough.

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Minimise Internal Accidental Risk with Security Awareness & Training

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Security Awareness and Training on ‘Accidental’ Risks Key to Minimising Insider Threat 

Insider threat is growing, especially as law firms increasingly adopt newer digital technologies to conduct business. According to the Ponemon Institute, two out of three insider threat incidents occur by accident.

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Why Wouldn’t You Move to the Cloud?

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Lawyers today routinely work off their smartphones and mobile devices to conduct business and yet some firms are reluctant to deploy enterprise systems in the Cloud, preferring on-premises implementations instead. Rightly, organisations are concerned about security, but at the risk of repetition, very few organisations can provide the level of investment in cybersecurity and continued development that the large global Cloud providers are demonstrating on a daily basis.

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