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Whether or not your organization has California offices, you may be affected by the recently-passed California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, which takes effect in 2020. The act applies to for-profit businesses operating in the state that either Earn $25 million or more in gross annual revenue, Buy/receive/sell/share, for commercial purposes, personal data of 50,000 or more people/households/devices, or Earns 50% or more of their annual revenue from the sale of personal data. Here's a compilation of recent articles from ILTA member firms and other publications to get you started thinking, or worrying, about the new law: Legal analysis: ...
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Microsoft Powershell is everywhere these days. Almost every major Microsoft platform has been including support for Powershell for years and, in some cases, there is no longer a GUI forwhen you need to get certain things done. Thanks to the simplicity of Powershell, it is not just something that is reserved for the IT department. Lots of other departments within law firms or corporations can find something that is useful for them too. In this article we will cover some basic Powershell concepts and then explore some examples of where it can be helpful for system administrators and non-IT folks. Microsoft PowerShell is a scripting language that allows data, ...
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eDiscovery has a reputation for being messy, complex and expensive.  Every year, data volumes continue to explode, data types become more sophisticated, new privacy regulations loom and AI technology beams brightly on the horizon. What’s more, expectations of law firm clients for greater efficiency, cost-effective strategies and expertise further intensify the complexity, demanding new ways to simplify eDiscovery activities that will result in predicting and reducing time and costs. This post is the first in a series that will describe how a managed services model can introduce efficiency, predictability and standardization into the complicated world of eDiscovery ...
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Get rid of outdated Auto-Complete addresses       In the To: field of an email start typing a name, and you'll see the        Auto-Complete list. On the right, click the X to remove the address. Want to delete all Auto-Complete suggestions?       Go To File > Options > Mail.      Scroll down to the Send messages section.      Then either click the Empty Auto-Complete List button, or uncheck Use Auto-Complete to turn it of
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ILTA invites you to continue your LegalSEC education! LegalSEC Summit 2018 was held in Arlington, VA from June 10-13, 2018 and was designed for legal technology professionals. Now, ILTA wishes to continue the overarching Summit goal: to engage attendees and provide structured content. New this year, ILTA introduced targeted track programming, which aimed to help guide attendees through specific security role-based learning pathways. These pathways were designed to assist attendees by promoting tracks and sessions that would be most applicable to their professional and firm needs. Below you will find information related to each target ...
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A small number of states see blockchain technology as a way to attract new businesses to their state to spur economic development. In March 2018, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed sweeping legislation that makes limited liability corporation (LLC) laws friendlier to blockchain companies. The new laws do the following: cryptocurrency can now be traded freely in Wyoming; virtual currency will be exempt from property taxes; corporations can use blockchain technology to securely store company records; “initial coin offerings,” which function like initial public offerings but with virtual, blockchain-based tokens rather than traditional ...
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With paperless initiatives underway, have you thought about replacing your legal pad with a writable tablet? The Technology Solutions team has collaborated with members and vendors to bring you a comparison of such devices.  Inside you will find answers to many of the common questions asked and answered by those who have integrated these devices into their daily routine. Whether your goal is to go paperless or make recommendations to those you work with, this document will help guide you through the decision making process. Writable_Tablets_Case_Studies.pdf Writable_Tablets_Comparison_Sheet.p
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As a content coordinating volunteer for ILTA, I was interested to learn more about our female leaders of today. In May of 2018, my ILTA colleague Chandra Foreman was able to put me in touch with the Chicago Chapter Board of Women in eDiscovery. As a non-profit organization, WiE holds monthly meetings for legal professional women with a primary focus on education and networking. They also collaborate, fundraise, and mentor. I enjoyed taking the interviews and am sincerely excited to share them with the ILTA community. “Women can empower other women” as Jennifer Roe so eloquently put. I hope you find these interviews as fun and insightful as I did. Interview ...
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Excel Keyboard Shortcuts Keyboard shortcuts can be helpful and these Excel data entry shortcuts are no exception! Key Combination Result Ctrl + ; Enters current date Ctrl + Shift + ; Enters current time Ctrl + Enter Duplicates what you have typed in the first cell if you have multiple cells selected. Ctrl + ‘ Repeats what is directly above Ctrl + ~ Toggles between showing cell formulas or formula results Alt + = AutoSum Ctrl + End Move to the last cell on a worksheet Ctrl + Home ...
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As a content coordinating volunteer for ILTA, I was interested to learn more about our female leaders of today. In May of 2018, my ILTA colleague Chandra Foreman was able to put me in touch with the Chicago Chapter Board of Women in eDiscovery. As a non-profit organization, WiE holds monthly meetings for legal professional women with a primary focus on education and networking. They also collaborate, fundraise, and mentor. I enjoyed taking the interviews and am sincerely excited to share them with the ILTA community. “Women can empower other women” as Jennifer Roe so eloquently put. I hope you find these interviews as fun and insightful as I did. Interview ...
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As a content coordinating volunteer for ILTA, I was interested to learn more about our female leaders of today. In May of 2018, my ILTA colleague Chandra Foreman was able to put me in touch with the Chicago Chapter Board of Women in eDiscovery. As a non-profit organization, WiE holds monthly meetings for legal professional women with a primary focus on education and networking. They also collaborate, fundraise, and mentor. I enjoyed taking the interviews and am sincerely excited to share them with the ILTA community. “Women can empower other women” as Jennifer Roe so eloquently put. I hope you find these interviews as fun and insightful as I did. Interview ...
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As a content coordinating volunteer for ILTA, I was interested to learn more about our female leaders of today. In May of 2018, my ILTA colleague Chandra Foreman was able to put me in touch with the Chicago Chapter Board of Women in eDiscovery. As a non-profit organization, WiE holds monthly meetings for legal professional women with a primary focus on education and networking. They also collaborate, fundraise, and mentor. I enjoyed taking the interviews and am sincerely excited to share them with the ILTA community. “Women can empower other women” as Jennifer Roe so eloquently put. I hope you find these interviews as fun and insightful as I did. Interview ...
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To dock the peek window, hover over the category (e.g. Calendar, Tasks, etc.) at the bottom of the Outlook window. Click   Dock the peek   button    located in the upper right corner of the peek window. The panel for the selected category will display in a pane to the right of the primary window. Click the   X   in the upper-right corner of the docked window to close it.    Submitted by Martin Flook Trainer, Application Support Specialist Bennett Jones S
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As a content coordinating volunteer for ILTA, I was interested to learn more about our female leaders of today. In May of 2018, my ILTA colleague Chandra Foreman was able to put me in touch with the Chicago Chapter Board of Women in eDiscovery. As a non-profit organization, WiE holds monthly meetings for legal professional women with a primary focus on education and networking. They also collaborate, fundraise, and mentor. I enjoyed taking the interviews and am sincerely excited to share them with the ILTA community. “Women can empower other women” as Jennifer Roe so eloquently put. I hope you find these interviews as fun and insightful as I did. Interview ...
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As a content coordinating volunteer for ILTA, I was interested to learn more about our female leaders of today. In May of 2018, my ILTA colleague Chandra Foreman was able to put me in touch with the Chicago Chapter Board of Women in eDiscovery. As a non-profit organization, WiE holds monthly meetings for legal professional women with a primary focus on education and networking. They also collaborate, fundraise, and mentor. I enjoyed taking the interviews and am sincerely excited to share them with the ILTA community. “Women can empower other women” as Jennifer Roe so eloquently put. I hope you find these interviews as fun and insightful as I did. Interview ...
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Stanford University Establishes a Center for Blockchain Research Stanford University’s computer science department has established a center to promote the study of and develop best practices for this emergent technological field. The Center for Blockchain Research is a five-year research program that has been underwritten by a variety of cryptocurrency organizations, including the Ethereum Foundation, Protocol Labs, the Interchain Foundation, OmiseGO, DFINITY Stiftung, and PolyChain Capital. The new center will address blockchain’s practical, legal and societal challenges, and develop a curriculum to facilitate its use across a variety of fields and applications. ...
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More than ten years have passed since enterprise search hit large law firm KM radars in a big way.   Much has changed since then – the technology, the providers, and perhaps most critically, law firm content repositories.  These changes appear to be pushing enterprise search back onto law firms’ to-do lists.  The topic is appearing more frequently in ILTA programming, as illustrated by the recent, and highly recommended, ILTA webinar entitled   Enterprise Search Tool Stories , in which three law firms walk through the processes and choices that went into enterprise search upgrades.  The   2018 KM Priorities   survey issued annually by   Ron Friedmann   ...
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Helpful Outlook Shortcuts   CTRL + 1 - Switch to Mail CTRL + 2 - Switch to Calendar CTRL + 3   Switch to People (contacts) CTRL + 4   Switch to Tasks CTRL + N   New Item CTRL + SHIFT + M - New Message CTRL + SHIFT + A - New Appointment submitted by  Sean Bloch Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP Technology Training Coordinat
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Is Blockchain Immune from Cyberattacks? With every new technology, there are security risks. Blockchain is no exception. The recently published McAfee Blockchain Threat Report by McAfee’s Advanced Threat Research team analysts explains the current threats against the users and implementers of blockchain technologies. Blockchain technologies and its users are being heavily targeted by profit-driven cybercriminals. Attackers have adopted many methods to target consumers and businesses. In January the largest-ever theft of cryptocurrencies occurred against the exchange Coincheck, resulting in the loss of $532 million in NEM coin. The most common methods ...
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Well undoubtedly we have all heard of IoT or the Internet of Things.  This will be the first of a two part series of Risks and Compliance of IoT.  We will first look at what IoT really means and how this fast growing technology is causing reason for concern amongst Security professionals. 5 of the biggest cybersecurity risks in IoT What is IoT? The world of IoT consists of a multitude of devices such as smart phones, wearables , cameras, network connected Bio’s, readers, televisions, well you get the picture.  It is basically anything that can connect to a network vis a vis  the Internet, and when we connect devices to the Internet there are ...
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