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Join Logikcull webinar on law firm data security | Thursday, Sept. 22

This year has been a PR disaster for the “Law Firms Are Good at Data Security” narrative. Consider the following timeline… February: A Russian cybercriminal known by the alias “Oleras” is reported to have targeted more than 50 US-based law firms to steal mergers agreements and other confidential M&A materials. [link] March: Two of the most well…

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For attorneys, social media is rife with ethical pitfalls

This post was authored by Eric Pesale, a soon-to-be attorney who recently graduated from the New York Law School. Eric contributes regularly to the Logikcull blog, focusing on the legal impact of emerging technologies. He can be reached at epesale@gmail.com or on Twitter at @ericpesale. With more than 1.3 million attorneys practicing in the United States…

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The Downright Terrifying Cost of a Data Breach | Logikcull

Electronic devices and IT systems are the new bank vaults and boardrooms: troves of sensitive information — from passwords and usernames, to credit card information, business strategies and corporate secrets — courting prying eyes and brazen attacks. As has become widely apparent in the last several years, as the likes of Target, Sony, Anthem, Cravath and many…

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5 Useful Online Legal Research Tools Not Made By Westlaw or LexisNexis

This post was authored by Eric Pesale, a soon-to-be attorney who recently graduated from the New York Law School. Eric contributes regularly to the Logikcull blog, focusing on the legal impact of emerging technologies. He can be reached at epesale@gmail.com or on Twitter at @ericpesale. If you’ve ever been to law school, chances are you’ve…

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Your lazy password policy is putting your data at risk

This is a guest post by Brian Focht, an attorney at Stiles Byrum & Horne in Charlotte and author of the highly regarded blog, The Cyber Advocate. Brian posts about important cybersecurity issues on which lawyers and other legal professionals should be focused. He can be reached at bfocht@sbhlaw.net.  Let’s be honest, the life of an IT manager…

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Talking shop with the chief counsel of a $12 billion multinational

Mark Herrmann is the author of a book called, “The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Practicing Law,” which dispatches professional wisdom to wet-behind-the-ears associates… from the perspective of a crotchety partner. It’s the second best-selling book the ABA has ever published. To even come up with that idea, let alone execute it, you have to possess a level…

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10 million reasons to celebrate and say thank you

It is with great humility and excitement that we today announce big news we’ve been dying to share: Logikcull has raised $10 million from OpenView to bring our cloud-based Legal Intelligence platform to market. OpenView is a widely respected top-tier investment firm, and we could not ask for a better partner in our journey to bring…

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What Pokemon Go and Other ‘AR’ Apps Mean for eDiscovery and Privacy Law

This post was authored by Eric Pesale, a soon-to-be attorney who recently graduated from the New York Law School. Eric will contribute regularly to the Logikcull blog, focusing on the legal impact of emerging technologies. He can be reached at epesale@gmail.com or on Twitter at @ericpesale. Niantic Labs — the creator of the popular augmented reality (“AR”)…