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Friday Top Nine for May 5, 2017

Posted by Marketing

May 5, 2017 4:55:47 PM

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

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  1. Yesterday was World Password Day, Here are 4 Tips to Keep your Online Accounts Secure

    "If you weren't in the know, the first Thursday in May of each year has been officially declared World Password Day—a day to promote good security hygiene and password habits." (via techrepublic.com)

  2. Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi

    "In today’s busy world, convenience seems to outweigh consequence, especially with how people use their mobile devices. Using free public Wi-Fi networks, for example, comes with any number of serious security risks, yet surveys show that the overwhelming majority of Americans do it anyway.(via hbr.org)

  3. How Two Law Schools are Making the Grade for e-Discovery Education

    "Whether it’s a mature, battle-tested course that’s been in place for years or a new one just beginning to take off, faculty are getting creative with the ways they teach legal technology, data analysis, and e-discovery to their students." (via blog.kcura.com)

  4. Meet 10 Women Making an Impact in Legal Technology

    "The ABA Legal Technology Research Center recently released its annual Women of Legal Tech list, honoring women who are making an impact in the field of legal technology." (via abajournal.com)

  5. There’s Simply No Such Thing as “Good Enough” in Cyber Security

    "History tells us that there comes a time when almost every new innovative service starts to lose ground to a “good enough” competitor. In fact, many of the products that we buy are much cheaper than the original models, because competitors cut corners to make something that is good enough to fit our needs at a cheaper price. (via cio.com)

  6. Incenting Securities Snitches

    "Critics of the OSC whistleblower program argue that providing financial rewards will give rise to an “American–style bounty program” and may lead to individuals coming forward with incomplete or misleading information that may implicate others for nefarious or monetary motives.” (via canadianlawyermag.com)

  7. From Doghouse To In-House

    "The keen interest in the in-house world reflects how being corporate counsel is a more coveted position than in dinosaur days."  (via abovethelaw.com)

  8. This Legal Tech Entrepreneur Thinks Good Lawyers Shouldn't Fear Technology

    "Lawyers aren't famed for their innovation. However, one former Freshfields lawyer has decided to call time on the archaic and outdated practices of the legal services industry. " (via forbes.com)

  9. Lawyers Who Became Famous (But Not for Their Legal Work)

    "...if you find yourself daydreaming about moving on from a legal career, here are some attorneys who found serious fame in a way unrelated to their law degree.(via lawyerist.com)

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