The 2013 International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) annual law firm survey is out. Here are some of the findings, broken down by firm size (over and under 50 lawyers).
Like 2012, purchases focused on core hardware and mission critical software purchases, while software upgrades declined. Purchases of printers/MFDs and ser ... (full story)
Hopefully, most of you know about the existence of metadata in documents—and, hopefully, some of you have used said knowledge to help a case.
For the uninitiated, metadata is information buried inside of a document that tracks who is writing it (or what computer it is being written on), all changes to the document (like wh ... (full story)
What used to be known as the McAfee computer security company has released its 2014 threat prediction report, and it is chilling.
But first, a name change. Intel purchased the McAfee company in 2010, keeping the name as one of the best-known in computer security land. But the company founder, John McAfee, kept getting himself in ... (full story)
The McAfee company (now Intel Security) recently released a predictive report for the world of computer security coming up in 2014, outlining seven areas to be on the lookout for: mobile malware; digital currencies; cybercrime and cyberwarfare; social attacks; PC and server attacks; big data; and attacks on the cloud.
The real p ... (full story)
Electronic communication and data storage are now universal (unlike when I started writing about them a couple of decades ago).
That means that data thievery is now also universal, including the potential taking of sensitive data from attorney computers and other devices. This may be through hacking, but a recent study found tha ... (full story)