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Locked Down: Practical Information Security for Lawyers


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Law Practice Management
Author:
Sharon D. Nelson, Esq. |  John W. Simek
Publication Date:
Aug 07, 2016
Publisher:
American Bar Association - Law Practice Division
ISBN10:
9781634254144
ISBN13:
978-1634254144
Format:
Paperback
Number of Pages:
370
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Description

In an age where lawyers frequently conduct business across wireless networks using smartphones and laptops, how can attorneys safeguard client data and confidential information? This second edition of Locked Down explains the wide variety of information security risks facing law firms and how lawyers can best protect their data from these threats--with any budget. Written in clear, non-technical language that any lawyer can understand, this book will help you:

  • Create secure password--and store them safely
  • Assess the existing security risks at your firm: server rooms, cleaning crews, guests, alarm systems, and more
  • Work securely from a laptop or smartphone
  • Protect your mobile devices from theft
  • Authenticate users and encrypt your data
  • Maintain e-mail integrity
  • Secure your wired or wireless network
  • Effectively wipe data from a hard drive before disposal
  • Develop an information security checklist for your firm
  • Investigate, contain, and recover from a security breach

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Sharon D. Nelson, Esq.'s Profile

Sharon D. Nelson, Esq. Related seminars and products: 5

Sensei Enterprises


Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., is the President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., a digital forensics, cybersecurity and information technology firm in Fairfax, Virginia.    
 
Ms. Nelson is the author of the noted electronic evidence blog, Ride the Lightning and is a co-host of the Legal Talk Network podcast series called “The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology” as well as “Digital Detectives.”
 
She is a frequent author (seventeen books published by the ABA and hundreds of articles) and speaker on legal technology, cybersecurity and electronic evidence topics. She was the President of the Virginia State Bar June 2013 – June 2014 and a past President of the Fairfax Law Foundation.
 
She may be reached at snelson@senseient.com


John W. Simek's Profile

John W. Simek Related seminars and products: 5

Sensei Enterprises


Mr. Simek is the Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., an information technology, digital forensics and cybersecurity firm located in Fairfax, VA. Mr. Simek has a national reputation as a digital forensics technologist and has testified as an expert witness throughout the United States. He holds a degree in engineering from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and an MBA in finance from Saint Joseph’s University.
 
Mr. Simek holds the prestigious CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification in addition to multiple other technical certifications. He is a past chair of ABA TECHSHOW and a co-host of the Legal Talk Network podcast Digital Detectives. He is a frequent author (seventeen books published by the ABA and hundreds of articles) and speaker on legal technology, cybersecurity and electronic evidence topics.
 
He may be reached at jsimek@senseient.com


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