Internet for Lawyers April 2021

Latest articles and updates in the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers and other developments at infolaw.

Articles

Annie Joseph at Ashfords discusses what happens to valuable social media accounts on divorce.

What happens to valuable social media accounts on divorce?

John Goss at 5 Essex Court considers the risks of cyber attacks from remote working and how they can be mitigated.

Mitigating the risks of cyber attacks from remote working

Alex Heshmaty updates us on recent state-sponsored cyberattacks and outlines how lawyers can help.

State sponsored cyberattacks: what lawyers need to know

Bookmarks

Cybersecurity for Lawyers is a wiki from Neil Brown of internet, tech and telecoms law firm decoded.legal. It’s a primer for lawyers on practical cybersecurity for law firms. Straightforward, no fuss, detailed but easy to follow advice – for example this on passwords.

Lawtomated is a collaborative learning resource aimed at lawyer and non-lawyer alike interested in, using or wanting to understand legaltech. It is staffed by legaltech professionals, including lawyers, legaltech entrepreneurs, researchers and vendors. Whilst there are some resources for beginners, it’s mostly “deep dives” into legaltech products, methodologies and technologies, innovation, adoption and change management.

Tech4Law is an independent and unbiased practical practice journal focused on helping lawyers practise law more effectively and efficiently. It’s a South African site but there’s plenty on this busy site for lawyers from across the globe. The Tech Advisor section provides useful advice and explainers, such as this on Email, IMAP and POP3.

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