Risk & Compliance

Jess Carey Posted By Jess Carey
from Burlington Media

2018 was a banner year for data breaches in the UK. Big corporations, including British Airways and Cambridge Analytica, were hacked and thousands of small businesses fell victim to malware and viruses. Data security experts predict 2019 will be even worse. Do you have a data protection plan in place? In this blog, we offer our tips for boosting your data protection strategy in 2019.

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Solicitors and lawyers often spend a great deal of their time out of the office; in court, at clients’ premises, and so on. That means you’re often away from your desk and instead carry out important phone calls and conduct important email conversations from your mobile device on the go.

Cloud solutions also mean your employees can access company files wherever they may be in the world; making mobile working easier than ever.

The GDPR is in full-swing and businesses are at risk of facing non-compliance fines of up to 4% company-wide annual turnover. As well as a financial hit resulting from a data breach, your business’ reputation would also be damaged beyond repair in the eyes of your clients and stakeholders. It is more important than ever to ensure that your unwanted or duplicate data (both paper and electronic) is securely destroyed.

ADDS offers hassle-free shredding solutions to suit your needs:

Claim Technology are delighted to announce a working partnership with Plexus Law, a leading provider of legal services to insurers, corporates and public organisations.

Plexus Law will leverage Claim Technology’s claims-as-a-service platform to offer their clients an integrated service combining high-quality legal service delivery with cutting-edge claims automation and AI technology.

The currency of a legal enterprise is dealing in sensitive client matters. The information and data associated with those matters must be protected.

Firms must deliver a security strategy that will:

Claim Technology are pleased to announce a partnership with Synectics Solutions.  Synectics’ enterprise fraud prevention and detection database (SIRA) processes over 34 million insurance claims and policies each year across home, motor, pet, travel, life and commercial business insurance.

2018 has seen a steady increase in the number of organisations in Europe looking to protect themselves from the threat of email data breaches.

Workshare, the leading provider of content comparison and protection technology, today announced the appointment of Michael Garrett as its new CEO. As an accomplished technology executive, Michael will lead the company through its next phase of transformation and growth.

Garrett is a hugely knowledgeable technology leader, bringing more than 25 years of industry experience to Workshare. He has directed large and complex organizations through significant periods of change to deliver robust customer success, growth and profitability.

Handling cybersecurity

For several years, large law firms have been accused by the FBI and security consultants of being the weak link in the corporate security chain. While that may have been true 10 years ago, large law firms are now on equal footing with most industries in the application of sound practices to manage cybersecurity.

Diligen, an award-winning artificial intelligence (AI)-based contract assistant, today announced new native integration with NetDocuments, the leading secure cloud-based content services platform for law firms, corporate legal teams and compliance departments. The integration, available globally today, allows customers to simply and securely summarize and analyze legal documents using Diligen’s AI and Machine Learning tools resulting in faster, more accurate contract and business document review.

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