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Is your firm's phone line secure? If not, a hack attack can cost you big bucks

By: Martha Neil

Many small businesses don’t realize it, but their phone system may be a potential gateway for hackers.

Large companies that contract for service with major carriers have little to worry about, because sophisticated security systems are in place and customers likely will be indemnified if they fail. 298 more words


Lex Machina a Smash Hit in Law 2050

This week my Law 2050 class has been all about Lex Machina, and to quote one student at the end of the two sessions: “I can’t imagine being a patent law firm and not wanting to purchase that!” That sentiment was widely shared. 371 more words

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Want Stronger Passwords? Here's How.

Make Your Passwords Harder To Crack, by Kerry Davis, PCWorld


There’s nothing you can do if hackers get into a database with your password in it, but you can still protect yourself for all the other worst-case scenarios involving hacking.

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Solo Out of the Gate

Designed for both the new attorney looking to hang a shingle and established practitioners thinking of leaving a firm to start a solo practice, Solo Out of the Gate… 149 more words


Huge Cyberattack on JPMorgan Chase and Wall Street - How Far Does It Go?

Hackers’ Attack Cracked 10 Companies in Major Assault – NYT, by Matthew Goldstein, Nicole Perlroth, and David E. Sanger, New York Times, posted by… 298 more words

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Riley Might Help: New Technology Aimed to Detect Texters Raises Privacy Concerns

Guest Post by 2050 student Catherine Moreton

Tech company ComSonics announced in September that it is developing a new type of radar gun that detects not speeding, but texting. 561 more words

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Law 2050 Student Projects on Trends in Law and Law Practice

Given how much time we spend in law school covering what the law was and is, one of the goals of my Law 2050 class is to get students to think about what the law will be and how they can help shape it’s future. 388 more words