The International Legal Technology Association, whose ILTACON conference in the United States and ILTACON Europe in London are must-attend events for many in the legal technology industry, announced yesterday that it is adding a new annual conference to its roster, called ILTA EVOLVE.
It appears that ILTA EVOLVE is the successor to a previous ILTA conference, the LegalSEC Summit,
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An analysis of data from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) covering Q3 2022 – Q2 2023 by NetDocuments shows that 60% of identified data breaches in the UK legal sector …
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In this episode of The Geek in Review podcast, host Marlene Gebauer and co-host Greg Lambert discuss cybersecurity challenges with guests ⁠Jordan Ellington⁠, founder of ⁠SessionGuardian⁠, ⁠Oren Leib⁠, Vice President of Growth and Partnership at SessionGuardian, and ⁠Trisha Sircar⁠, partner and chief privacy officer at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP.
Ellington explains that the impetus for creating
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“There have been a string of opinions that have put lawyers in a position where if they were to do their job competently they would essentially be putting their clients at risk because they would be creating documents that can be used in litigation or an investigatory proceeding,” said David Saunders, a partner at McDermott Will & Emery.
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The American Bar Association said last night that an unauthorized hacker gained access to the ABA network and may have acquired usernames and salted and hashed passwords that members would have used to access a prior version of the website. 
In a statement, the ABA said:
“On March 17, 2023, the ABA observed unusual activity on its network. The association
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