Security

Posts about legal tech security issues and updates.

Risk Mitigation Spring Clean: Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Security Stance

Spring 2018 is blooming within a complex world of privacy concerns, data security risks, and heightened user awareness. For any organization, it’s a good time to renew and refresh security awareness within corporate operations and law firms. Here are five areas to consider to improve your privacy and security stance and enhance team member awareness:
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Lisa Hawke on the a16z Podcast: What to Know about GDPR

Today on the blog: more GDPR! Lisa Hawke, Everlaw’s VP of Security of Compliance, was recently interviewed for the a16z Podcast by Steven Sinofsky, in the episode “What to Know about GDPR.” Steven, current a16z board member and former President of the Windows Division at Microsoft, got Lisa’s take on how the GDPR carries what’s
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Everlaw Celebrates Data Privacy Day

January 28th marks Data Privacy Day, an annual international effort to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data, and enabling trust. Everlaw takes data privacy seriously, and is listed on the National Cyber Security Alliance’s Stay Safe Online site as a Privacy Champion. Check us out alongside other companies participating this year.
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encryption in transit at rest

This is one piece in our series covering our ediscovery chapter of a legal informatics textbook. In this series, we’re covering the ediscovery basics, including the history of the EDRM, core technical ediscovery concepts like cloud computing, the technologies powering ediscovery, as well as the future of ediscovery. You can also get the ebook in full
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Demystifying 2FA and Its Importance

Fortune Magazine reported recently that over 55% of computer users aren’t familiar with two-factor authentication (also known as 2FA or MFA, multi-factor authentication). In a survey of more than 450 educated computer users across the country, Duo Security found that “most people don’t understand the importance of 2FA in helping prevent unauthorized access.” These findings
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What Does "Reasonable" Data Security Mean?

The November/December 2017 issue of ethikos, the Journal of Practical Business Ethics, featured an article by Everlaw’s Director of Security and Compliance, Lisa Hawke. Ethikos is published by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, a non-profit association made up of over 6000 compliance and ethics professionals, and examines ethical issues in business. In her article “What does ‘reasonable’ data
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#NCSAM Week 5: Protecting our Infrastructure with Pen Testing

Week 5: October 30-31 Theme: Protecting Critical Infrastructure The theme for the final week of National Cyber Security Awareness Month is protecting critical infrastructure from cyber security threats. This week’s theme raises awareness about the importance of building resilience in your organization’s critical systems. Everlaw undergoes regular penetration testing (“pen testing”) by an independent third
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