Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.
This week's roundup includes: Four Ways Law Firms Can Safeguard Sensitive Client Data, Amplifying the Power of Your JD in an AI World, App Overload: The Silent Productivity Killer, and more...
- Why Data, Not Privacy, is the Real Danger
"While it's creepy to imagine companies are listening in to your conversations, it's perhaps more creepy that they can predict what you’re talking about without actually listening." (via nbcnews.com)
- The State of Legal Tech
"Canada looks well-placed to lead a legal technology industry being transformed by automation, cybersecurity, talent and APIs." (via canadianlawyermag.com)
- Four Ways Law Firms Can Safeguard Sensitive Client Data
"To say that law firms handle a lot of data would be an understatement. Firms must manage case information, communication records, and myriad documents shared with courthouses, notaries, and other legal entities. It’s almost impossible to conceptualize the physical space that would be required to hold this immense amount of documentation." (via lawtechnologytoday.org)
- Can AI Become Our New Cybersecurity Sheriff?
"...AI-powered cybersecurity systems can ensure effective security standards and help in the creation of better prevention and recovery strategies. Using AI for cybersecurity will give rise to data-driven security models." (via forbes.com)
- Amplifying the Power of Your JD in an AI World
"You may be sighing with relief at the notion of computers and humans walking, hand in mouse, into the sunset, needing one other—for now anyway. And while the practice of law may not be supplanted anytime soon, the legal field is changing. And lawyers need to change too, if they want to keep up the pace." (via relativity.com/blog)
- Five Lessons From Google’s $57M Data Protection Fine
"Google was fined $57 million by French regulators, becoming the first U.S. tech giant to be fined under the European General Data Protection Regulation. The company will appeal, and two Troutman Sanders attorneys say businesses can learn practical lessons from this decision, even if the ruling is ultimately reversed or modified." (via biglawbusiness.com)
- Data Can Make or Break an Organization
"In the 2018 Canadian CIO Census, almost 30 per cent of those surveyed said that making data actionable is a top priority, up from 17 per cent in 2017. But they admit that the key to opening that door isn’t easy." (via itworldcanada.com)
- Dread Checking Your Email When You Wake Up? You’re Not The Only One
"Some advice for new lawyers about how to prioritize their mornings.'" (via abovethelaw.com)
- App Overload: The Silent Productivity Killer
"By introducing an app for nearly every task, IT organizations risk sapping employee efficiency. Here’s how to tackle the glut." (via cio.com)