by Brian Focht | Apr 20, 2016 | Reviews, Security
In my post last week, I posed this question: Aside from your law firm’s office firewall and VPN system, do you need to have a personal VPN on your computers and mobile devices. Helpfully, I then told you YES!!
So, in the interest of being helpful, I’ve written this post on how to determine the best VPN technology for you, and I’ve gone ahead and included a review of some of the best VPN solutions on the market. So, without further ado: (more…)
by Brian Focht | Apr 15, 2016 | Lawyers, Law Firms, Courts & Technology, Useful Tools & Apps
Welcome to the first episode in my new video series Tech Tools & Tips, offering some simple technology solutions to life’s little inconveniences. Using video demonstrations of some of my favorite technology tools, I’m going to show you how easy it is to improve your practice through the technology you already own.
On today’s menu: business cards. (more…)
by Brian Focht | Apr 13, 2016 | Security
One of the most important things that we do as lawyers is to protect. We protect our clients from the harms of others, from the government, from competitors. We frequently protect our clients from themselves.
Unfortunately, based on recent surveys, we don’t usually consider our own actions to be much of a threat to our clients, or we’d be doing more to protect our clients from us. Well, we’re certainly not harboring ill intentions – that’s part of the problem.
We have an ethical duty to protect our clients, and more specifically, the confidential information that they entrust us with. What’s one thing you could do, today, to dramatically improve the protection you give to your client’s confidential information? Start using a VPN on your computer and mobile devices.
by Brian Focht | Apr 12, 2016 | Lawyers, Law Firms, Courts & Technology, Reviews
Special Guest: Larry Port
by Brian Focht | Apr 8, 2016 | Lawyers, Law Firms, Courts & Technology
Part 1 of a three-part series describing my experience at ABA TECHSHOW 2016.
This year was my first time at ABA TECHSHOW, and I certainly came away incredibly impressed. The organizers did a great job of putting together an event that provided benefit for attorneys of all levels of technology sophistication – not an easy task when you’ve got tech savvy attorneys speaking and non-tech savvy attorneys looking for CLE credit!
However, one of the most impressive aspects was the massive amount of small-firm oriented legal technology companies who set up shop in the ABA TECHSHOW Expo Hall. Many of them even saved some big announcements or products to coincide with TECHSHOW.
So, from announcements, to demonstrations, from not fighting to… not fighting, and, of course, puppies… here is my edition of the Best of ABA TECHSHOW 2016: The Expo Hall. (more…)
by Brian Focht | Apr 5, 2016 | Best New Apps
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by Brian Focht | Mar 18, 2016 | Uncategorized
My live blog of the second day of the 30th Annual ABA TECHSHOW: (more…)