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Friday Top 9 for April 3

Apr 3, 2020 3:58:21 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


Embracing the potential of tech in legal, compliance


Via Compliance Week

By now, it's clear the business landscape for all sectors is changing rapidly. While digitizing different business functions is a known way to increase efficiency, many industries have been slow to adopt — especially in-house legal teams who are known for being prone to caution. Read Compliance Week's recent article to learn why now is the best time to take advantage of new technologies, smart data analytics and innovative partnerships with third-party suppliers in order to focus on strategic risk priorities versus your simple but resource-hungry tasks. 

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Friday Top 9 for March 27

Mar 27, 2020 3:12:34 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


How COVID-19 is already transforming legal profession


Via Business in Vancouver

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting many industries — the legal profession included. Seemingly overnight, many lawyers are needing to collaborate with their colleagues and firms like never before in order to support their clients. Jack Newton, CEO of Clio civil litigation software, argues the transformation is, "forcing many lawyers to try things that they may have never tried or would have only tried many years in the future." Read Business In Vancouver's recent article to learn all the details.

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Friday Top 9 for March 20

Mar 20, 2020 4:52:40 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


Can the legal sector work from home and still function?


Via Artificial Lawyer

A lot of teams (including our own) have taken to working from home in light of the novel COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, Artificial Lawyer explored the question that's been on many peoples' minds: do we really need  to be in an office? The legal sector has a unique set of challenges when it comes to working remotely including professional secrecy, data security and accessing materials. Click here to learn the different opinions their team had on the matter. 

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Friday Top 9 for March 13

Mar 13, 2020 3:21:24 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


Working remotely due to COVID-19? Here are some security tips.


Via Silicon Republic

Facebook, Google, Twitter and Amazon are just a few of the companies that have implemented work from home as the novel coronavirus outbreak continues to spread. If you find yourself having to work remotely in light of the pandemic (or you already work from home anyway), it's worth learning how you can keep your business secure. From VPNs to security updates, Silicon Republic has listed the top cybersecurity risks. 

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Friday Top 9 for March 6

Mar 6, 2020 1:44:27 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


Why scammers make spelling and grammar mistakes


Via Joseph Steinberg

"Errors" in phishing emails are not mistakes; they are intentionally included by design. Joseph Steinberg,  a recognized Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies Advisor, published the four surprising reasons why typos actually help scammers on his blog. Whether it's because misspelled words have a greater likelihood of getting through spam folders or are more believable to readers, who likely have a subconscious affinity for emails with minor errors, the truth is that these mistakes work. Read all the details here. 

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Friday Top 9 for February 28

Feb 28, 2020 3:58:20 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


This Technique Uses AI to Fool Other AIs


Via Wired

Last week we discussed that fact that although artificial intelligence is making huge strides in understanding language, it still suffers from an alarming kind of algorithmic myopia. For example, a sentence that seems straightforward to us may have a strange ability to deceive an AI algorithm. That means there can be problem when text-mining AI programs are used to judge job applicants, assess medical claims or process legal documents. Learn how one algorithm is working to combat AI confusion without changing the meaning of a piece of text here

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Friday Top 9 for February 21

Feb 21, 2020 4:10:29 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


More women must enter male-dominated legal tech to guard against AI bias


Via Global Legal Post

At last month's Global Legal Forum in London, keynote speaker Christina Blacklaws presented the idea that more women need to pursue careers in legal tech to ensure bias doesn't get "hardwired" into AI-assisted decision making. According to Blacklaws, the industry's innovations are currently being weighed down by a systemic bias. Read the full article to learn why, if more women don't come on board, the future of AI in legal tech could be in danger. 

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Friday Top 9 for February 14, 2020

Feb 14, 2020 9:15:00 AM | Marketing

Happy Friday and Valentine's Day! Here are nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


Stay safe online this Valentine's Day


Via CSO

Love is in the air today and online scammers are on the prowl to take advantage of the romantics. While this CSO article was originally published in 2018, its message still holds true: not every web user has their heart in the right place. From navigating dating sights to understanding which e-cards are okay to open, this article breaks down how the darker side of the web can fool people on Valentine's Day.

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Friday Top 9 for February 7

Feb 7, 2020 2:16:49 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


Controversial AI app could 'end privacy'


Via CBC

A powerful new facial recognition app can identify a person's name, phone number and even their address by comparing their photo to a database of billions of images scraped from the internet. While the Clearview app isn't available for public use, it's already being used by more than 600 law enforcement agencies. Could this end privacy as we know it? Learn all the details on CBC

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Friday Top 9 for January 31

Jan 31, 2020 2:20:31 PM | Marketing

Nine great industry news stories from this week you may have missed.


Do you care about privacy as much as your customers do?


Via Harvard Business Review

Until recently, there has been little compelling reason for companies to embed privacy considerations deeply into their larger business strategies but that's about to change. As end-users become more aware of the risks tied to their personal data, they're more likely to push for stricter security regulations. A recent article from the Harvard Business Review explains why the security landscape is expected to change rapidly and chaotically over the next several years and why now is the time to think long-term. 

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