As a result of the dramatic increase in cyberattacks that have occurred since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and the risks associated with lawyers working remotely and using unfamiliar technologies, cyber insurance has become an important consideration for many law firms.
Practice Area: Internet & Technology Law
What do Steve Talley and Robert Julian-Borchak Williams have in common? Both men share the dubious distinction of false arrest by law enforcement using facial recognition technology. In December 2015, the Denver police using facial comparison technology falsely arrested Mr. Talley when he was identified as a suspect in an armed bank robbery. Prior to … Continued
As the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way lawyers practice law, so too has videoconferencing. Virtual meeting platforms like Zoom, Webex and Skype have become essential to the practice of law, for everything from meeting with clients, negotiating with opposing counsel and arguing motions. These platforms enable meetings, which depending on the circumstances, may be … Continued
The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) has approved a report from the NYSBA Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession that recommends amending the mandatory continuing legal education rule to require one credit in cybersecurity. The credit would be included within the “Ethics and Professionalism” category and would not add to the minimum 24-hour … Continued
The robots are now in your law firm.
Well, not exactly, but artificial intelligence (AI) is the next wave of software and it could make your life simpler.
Skype for Business is the only supported video conferencing platform the New York state courts are authorized to use during the current pandemic.