IN CASE OF DATA BREACH EMERGENCY: STEP 1- BREAK GLASS AND HIRE BREACH LAWYERS TO PRESERVE PRIVILEGE

Okay, the breaking glass part is for dramatic effect and is optional.  However, once the specter  of a data breach rears its ugly head, your company should  immediately retain breach counsel before it hires cyber security and forensics firms to access the scope of the breach.  Why?  Because if the law firm truly directs and manages the internal investigation and … Read More

In-flight Wi-Fi- Gogo is a No No for Sensitive Info

In my practice, I frequently fly back and forth between the East and West coasts of the United States.   Consequently, I do a lot of work on planes and was delighted when several years ago my favorite carrier Delta introduced the Gogo Internet service on cross-country flights.  However, because my practice includes cyber security and data breach mitigation, I did … Read More

AMAZING TECH ADVANCES WILL CHANGE THE PRACTICE OF LAW FOREVER– FOR THE BETTER?

In this five minute video, I share my wonder at the rapid advances in computer processing and memory capability and ponder on what it will mean for the practice of law in the next ten years as artificial intelligence and true legal expert systems become a reality. The concept of artificial intelligence (“AI”) and the potential impact on the human … Read More

The Hytech Lawyer’s Tips and Tricks for Smooth Sailing on Your iPad, Part 1

Every year or so since the iPad’s introduction, we have run a “tips and tricks” article.  It’s that time again.  This is part one of a planned three part series – starting with the basics. How to Keep Your iPad Up-to-Date and Running Smooth     iPad updates are used to fix bugs in the software, add functions and make improvements.  … Read More