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Navigating Social Media: A Guide to Online Privacy

Social media use is constantly on the rise as app developers create fresh ways to share your life with friends and family. However, oversharing on these platforms can come at a cost. The larger the digital footprint you leave behind, the more issues you will have protecting your data and privacy. Social media privacy is a concern due to the sheer amount of sensitive information others can learn about you from your online accounts. This information can be shared by you, or it can be shared without your knowledge, such as when your data is sold by a company. In this...

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Computers, Servers and Clouds: Law Firms Surviving In the Wonderland Age of Computers, COVID, Subscriptions and Cyber Risk

Managing a defense litigation firm has always been challenging - often leaving me with a feeling that I was walking along the Yellow Brick Road in Wonderland and The Wizard of Oz. I remember being in my offices in West Lake Village, North Hollywood, Irvine and Woodland Hills arguing with staff, lawyers and partners about the transition from typewriters to memory typewriters and then large floppy disks to small floppy disks. Change is always difficult. Those same feelings resurfaced when we were discussing our limited in-house and on-site servers and whether to go to a cloud network - prior to COVID....

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