Day: January 25, 2016

“Surf The Net and Lose Your Trust Funds?”: Cybercrime, Security and Law Firms

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cpdlogoBy Melanie Hodges Neufeld

When you surf the net you can unwittingly invite danger into your law firm. Law firms have been victims of trust fund theft and fraud when precautions were not taken while surfing the internet. Cybercrime is a real and present threat to law firm data and trust accounts. Are you vulnerable?

Time is running out to register for this upcoming CPD webinar being held at noon on Wednesday, January 27th. The webinar is accredited for 1 CPD hour, which also qualifies as Ethics. Ian Hu of Law PRO and practice PRO is presenting on:

  • Learn about phising scams, cyber criminals and malware
  • Horror stories from real firms
  • The steps you need to take to secure your data and systems
  • Proper use of passwords
  • Technology use policies
  • Responding to a cyber breach
  • Tech tips to help manage your practice

Lawyers Weekly

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By Melanie Hodges Neufeld

The January 22nd edition of Lawyers Weekly digital edition is now available via the Members’ Section of the Law Society website. Articles in this issue include:

  • Minister attacked on two fronts over prosecutorial independence
  • Federal Justice Camp is facing public inquiry
  • Intellectual Property: Graffiti art and copyright
  • Environmental Law: Liability goes to the top
  • Business & Careers: Still tough to move up