Security, Up High and Down Low: Who Hears Your Voice-To-Text Recordings?

Posted by John Kuntz on January 26, 2016 at 12:58 PM

In our latest contribution to the ILTA Peer to Peer Magazine, we address the important topic of privacy, as it relates to voice-to-text technology. 

Dictation is nothing new for attorneys, but voice-to-text technologies such as Siri have opened new avenues for attorneys and their mobile devices. Attorneys routinely enter time, record and transcribe case notes, delegate tasks, and maintain client and other correspondence via the voice-to-text technologies on their mobile devices. In this age of digital vulnerability, could Siri and its voice-powered pals be sharing sensitive case information with the Internet at large?

Topics: IT

Why IT is the Law Firm’s Unsung Hero

Posted by Gaby Isturiz on April 25, 2014 at 10:56 AM

Recently, someecards debuted a new line of e-cards that pokes fun at inflated job titles, including the “Head of IT,” which they revised to “Director of Turning Things Off and Back On.”

It’s all in good fun. Check out the rest of their line here.

However, seeing this card reminded us of something that we’ve been planning to address on the blog for quite a while: the fact that the IT function is the law firm’s unsung hero.

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HeartBleed Vulnerability Serves As Important Reminder for Law Firms

Posted by Daniel Garcia on April 15, 2014 at 8:00 AM

As reported in the news last week, a major bug (nick-named HeartBleed) was reported in OpenSSL, the

open source cryptographic library used by many websites around the world to protect your information as it is transmitted over the internet. The HeartBleed bug impacted an estimated 2/3rds of all websites. While security vulnerabilities have become common in the age of the internet, this is certainly one of the most widespread events that we've seen in recent history.

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