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A Look at Cybersecurity in Law Firms
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A Look at Cybersecurity in Law Firms

In today's world, nobody’s entirely immune from the threats that lurk in dark digital spaces. Every industry and business sector, including the legal arena, is a target for cybercriminals and hackers looking to profit off sensitive data. Cybersecurity concerns in law firms have become more prominent, given the sensitive data these firms work with and the increasing trend of remote working in the legal industry. However, law firms are still a long way off proper cybersecurity measures, as many don’t take cybersecurity as seriously as their clients. Below are some insights into the state of cybersecurity in today's law firms. Phishing scams are still on the rise. Phishing scams continue to be rampant in the legal industry due to the amounts of sensitive data law firms pass through dig...
4 Reasons a Restaurateur Might Need to Hire an Attorney
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4 Reasons a Restaurateur Might Need to Hire an Attorney

While a pro of quarantining and working from home has been being able to live your life wearing pajamas throughout the day, the fact of the matter remains that for some jobs and industries, sweatpants or pajamas don't cut it. This is especially true in an industry like the restaurant field, where even though the pandemic has impacted business, restauranteurs continue to fight to keep their business open and their customers satisfied. From buying used restaurant equipment to offering additional meal prep kits or family portions of popular dishes, restaurants are getting creative in the ways they're cutting corners and innovating to stay afloat. That being said, there are still some situations in which restauranteurs need to play strong defense, and one of those has to do with having an a...
What to Do if Your Child Has a Birth Injury
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What to Do if Your Child Has a Birth Injury

Having a baby is one of the most magical times in anyone's life. Imagining your life together as a new family, all the sweet moments of snuggling, all the first moments in your child's life, all the special days you'll spend together—all of these whimsical thoughts can fill anyone's heart with joy. That being said, being pregnant also includes a lot of unknowns and, therefore, a lot of fear and stress. Many parents-to-be are fearful that something may happen to their baby, and rightfully so. So much can go wrong—a birth defect, a birth injury due to doctor negligence or medical malpractice, and more. Of course, birth injuries range from something like scoliosis, which is serious but treatable, to something like brain damage, which can be far more devastating. Most of these fears are ...
How to Prepare for an Attorney Consultation
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How to Prepare for an Attorney Consultation

When you set out to prepare yourself for a legal battle, it's important to hire the right attorney who has the legal experience for your specific case. You can arrange a free consultation at most law firms to determine the right attorney fit. You will receive limited legal advice during a consultation, but it's a great way to get a feel for a law firm's attorney-client relationship and the ability to fight for your legal rights. Finding the Right Attorney The first step in finding the right attorney is to search for a law firm based on your legal needs. Take the time to read online reviews and client testimonials. You can consider referrals but remember that your needs may differ from someone else's. Once you do narrow down your choices, confirm that their practice area aligns with your ...
UK e-scooters struggle after rulebreakers halt yet another trial
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UK e-scooters struggle after rulebreakers halt yet another trial

  Yet another e-scooter trial has been put on hold after riders have been caught driving them recklessly. E-scooters should help to alleviate inner-city congestion and reduce pollution, at least in theory. Fewer people requiring the use of their cars can only be a good thing. Trevor Reed, a transportation analyst at INRIX, said last year:... Read more » The post UK e-scooters struggle after rulebreakers halt yet another trial appeared first on Internet of Things News.Connected Vehicles, Smart Cities, connected vehicles, e-scooter, featured, IoT, smart cities, smart city, transport, uk
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Liberty wins first case banning police use of facial recognition

Human rights group Liberty has won the first international case banning the use of facial recognition technology for policing. In a judgment today, the Court of Appeal ruled that South Wales Police’s use of facial recognition technology breaches privacy rights, data protection laws, and equality laws. Liberty launched the case on behalf of Cardiff resident... Read more » The post Liberty wins first case banning police use of facial recognition appeared first on Internet of Things News.Human rights group Liberty has won the first international case banning the use of facial recognition technology for policing. In a judgment today, the Court of Appeal ruled that South Wales Police’s use of facial recognition technology breaches privacy rights, data protection laws, and equality laws. Liberty...