2018 DRI Webinars

DRI3462 - Security Is Only As Good As the Weakest Link - Legal Tech Security Measures Every Lawyer Must Take

Expiration Date: Jun 19, 2020

Standard: $50.00


Model Rule 1.6(c) stipulates that a lawyer must make reasonable efforts to prevent the disclosure of confidential client information. The comments to Rule 1.6 require lawyers to act competently to safeguard client information, and use reasonable safety precautions when transmitting a client communication. The exact meanings of "reasonable efforts," "act competently" and "reasonable precautions" may be subject to debate. However, doing nothing certainly won't meet the standard. The good news is that you don't have to be a security expert or techie to protect yourself and your office. 

Learn how to cover all the bases of computer, smartphone, tablet, email, wireless and document encryption. We'll also cover the fundamentals of backing up your electronic data. Half of the battle is simply knowing what questions to ask and it's not nearly as complicated as it sounds. Establish best practices in your office and discover the inexpensive or free tools that will make sure your confidential information remains confidential.


  • How to encrypt a PC, tablet or phone
  • How to encrypt email and attachments to email
  • How to protect wireless transmissions of eavesdropping or theft
  • Recommended, off-the-shelf and inexpensive security products and services
  • What security policies your office should have


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