Risk & Compliance
One of the UK’s leading personal injury law firms has added a much-needed line of defence against accidental data breaches.
Your organisation uses some files every day. You also have files that don’t see day-to-day use but must be retained for administrative purposes, retention requirements, or legal compliance; these are inactive files. Do you have a strategy for keeping them organised, accessible, and secure? Here are several tips for managing your inactive files:
Legal firms are among the top three targets for cyber criminals looking for access to sensitive data which can then be exploited or sold on for financial reward.
A Verizon report suggested that 90% of successful cyberattacks were as a result of human error.
Being cyber resilient is just as much about your people as it is your technology. In recognition of the fact, the Cyber Essentials certification service was developed and launched to…
Technology has changed the working world and continues to do so as it evolves at a rapid speed. Law firms around the globe have seen a significant improvement in the speed and efficiencies of business processes, gained from IT advances over the past two decades.
iManage, the company dedicated to transforming how professionals work, today announced that Howard Kennedy LLPM – a forward-thinking UK law firm that provides straightforward advice to ambitious clients serving a domestic and international client base – has deployed iManage RAVN Insight to quickly find and access relevant information, improving knowledge management within the organization.
When it comes to choosing the right search reports for a property transaction, it is important to fully assess the requirements of each case to ensure the correct levels of risk assessment are undertaken at the outset.
Conducting the right due diligence is driven by a number of factors, including legislation, SRA compliance and guidance. Here, we provide some guidance on what you should consider when assessing which reports to use, based on three key environmental hazards that have the potential to prove costly, should the correct due diligence not occur:
An increasing number of legal firms are looking to the cloud to deliver cost-efficiencies and flexibility, and many are becoming more confident with providers’ IT security and datacentre compliance capabilities. This shows a marked change in the industry as the cloud market matures and providers such as Microsoft Azure and AWS start to offer a secure, viable cloud option to law firms.