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Friday Top Nine for May 19, 2017

Posted by Marketing

May 19, 2017 5:43:43 PM

Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.

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  1. Why copyright law poses a barrier to Canadian AI ambitions

    "The federal government placed a big bet in this year’s budget on Canada becoming a world leader in artificial intelligence (AI), investing millions of dollars on a national strategy to support research and commercialization. " (via theglobeandmail.com)

  2. Grappling with Information Governance in a Digital World

    "About 2.5 quintillion bytes of information is generated worldwide each day, which means that managing information throughout its lifecycle is more important than ever. To do this well, organisations need to implement good data governance...(via cio.com.au)

  3. The Best Cybersecurity Investment You Can Make Is Better Training

    "Spending millions on security technology can certainly make an executive feel safe. But the major sources of cyber threats aren’t technological. They’re found in the human brain, in the form of curiosity, ignorance, apathy, and hubris. These human forms of malware can be present in any organization and are every bit as dangerous as threats delivered through malicious code." (via hbr.org)

  4. WannaCry Most Dangerous to Smaller Companies

    "So far there have been only five reported WannaCry attacks in Canada, but John Reid, president of the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance, suspects the real number is much higher.(via cbc.ca)

  5. 6 Technology Trends That Will Change the Way Business Leaders Think About Risk

    "As cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI) gain prominence in the enterprise, tech and business leaders alike must reconsider risk management plans and how they impact business objectives..." (via techrepublic.com)

  6. 7 Factors To Consider When Picking A Law Firm To Work For

    "Choosing a law firm and a practice area is a big decision. While 62% of lawyers move firms within their first four years of practice, your career path will likely be clearly shaped by your first job as a lawyer.” (via abovethelaw.com)

  7. Experience the Modern eDiscovery Story

    "...while corporate counsel are getting more savvy, their projects continue to get more complex. Data volumes continue to grow, information moves and lives across borders more often than ever, and the technology behind it all never stops evolving. That means in-house minds often need outside support."  (via blog.kcura.com)

  8. Microsoft and Cisco Test the Waters With AI Contract Management Pilot Programs

    "Artificial intelligence is far from a magic bullet that will solve all of corporate legal's challenges or take over most of their responsibilities. But for many companies, AI can play a key role in enabling them to provide more cost-effective services. And perhaps nowhere is this more possible currently than in the area of contract management." (via insidecounsel.com)

  9. Cyber Attacks on Canadian Companies Starting to ‘Explode’

    "...Canadian businesses and governments are starting to come on the radar of the world’s biggest cyber criminals, with data thefts and extortion attempts on the rise.(via business.financialpost.com)

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