Ransomware has become the premier weapon of choice for cybercriminals to launch cyber attacks, cause disruption and generate significant revenue. While some argue that ransomware attacks are slowing down, the data shows otherwise. A recent report by SonicWall shows that nearly 100,000 ransomware attacks are happening per day in 2018. This is a whopping 25 times higher than the previous number of 4,000 attacks per day that was reported by the FBI in 2016.
A new Bellwether discussion paper titled ‘A dangerous allegiance to the status quo?’ published today by LexisNexis UK, a leading global provider of information and analytics, highlights the very real concerns of small and independent Law firms around the forthcoming Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) reforms.
Australasia-wide research commissioned by legal technology experts GlobalX and peak industry body the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA) has revealed that firms must invest in technology to meet increasing client demands.
When organizations invest in technology, they expect something in return. Common expectations in the legal industry include improving service delivery, making work processes more efficient and boosting staff productivity. Mitigating risk and creating a competitive advantage also top the list of anticipated outcomes.
While most firms and in-house legal departments have a good “feel” for if a technology they’ve implemented is providing benefits, few know exactly how much a particular solution saves them in actual time and money. Or better yet, whether that technology helps them grow revenue or make better bottom-line decisions.
PactSafe, the workflow platform for contract acceptance, today announces the launch of Chat-to-Sign, a new product of its platform that integrates with collaboration hub Slack and customer messaging platform Intercom to allow signers to accept contracts inside of chat conversations.
DocsCorp, a leading provider of enterprise productivity solutions, today announced the release of the newest version of its document comparison solution, compareDocs 4.3 U3, with full support for iManage Work 10.2, the latest version of the powerful cloud-based document management solution from iManage, a market leader in document and email management.
Propero Partners’ State of the Industry Report has revealed a worrying trend amongst law firms – a gap between sentiment and activity, which is posing a threat to firms’ abilities to evolve and adapt for the future and in-line with clients’ needs.
Legal software company Peppermint has demonstrated its commitment to protecting its clients by joining the Cyber Essentials scheme.
iManage, the company dedicated to transforming how professionals work, today announced that tech entrepreneur and business leader, Nick Thomson, has joined iManage as general manager to lead the iManage RAVN AI business.
Thomson Reuters Elite, part of the Legal business of Thomson Reuters, today announced that U.S. law firm Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has selected 3E® as it transitions from Enterprise®. As part of the multi-product deal, the firm also will utilize Xcelerate Budgeting and Forecasting.
Law firm Gordon, Arata, Montgomery, Barnett, McCollam, Duplantis & Eagan, LLC is up and running on 3E® in the Cloud from Thomson Reuters Elite - powered by Microsoft® Azure®. While the new service offers many benefits – including premium cloud security as well as power and load flexibility – disaster recovery stands above all other benefits for this firm, headquartered in New Orleans.
Intapp, a leading provider of business applications for professional services firms, today announced that Lane Powell PC, a multi-specialty law firm based in the Pacific Northwest, has centralized its conflicts management process with the Intapp Professional Services Platform.
Tikit, a global provider of technology solutions to legal firms, has today announced Perfect Portal, a new business management system, will be integrated with P4W, its flagship practice and case management system.
NetDocuments, the leading secure cloud-based content services platform for law firms and corporate legal and compliance departments, today announced the session and content lineup for its ndElevate EMEA full day user event taking place this Wednesday on 12 September, at The Law Society.
Nuix, a security, risk, and compliance software company, today acquired the Ringtail eDiscovery software business from FTI Consulting for $55 million USD. Combining the patented processing power of the Nuix Engine across more than 1,000 file types and data formats with Ringtail’s efficient review and automation capabilities creates an end-to-end eDiscovery platform without compromise.
Thomson Reuters Elite, part of the Legal business of Thomson Reuters, today announced the release of Data Insights for Enterprise®. The new offering is a powerful analytics model that delivers, rich, persona-based visual analytics anytime, anywhere so organizations can unify their data into insightful and actionable information.
Conveyancing specialist Red Rose Law is implementing the new Compact solution from Eclipse Legal Systems, the sole Law Society Endorsed legal software provider.
Legal software company Peppermint Technology has appointed Nicki Grundy as its new CFO. Nicki joins the Nottingham-headquartered firm from digital healthcare solutions provider Exco InTouch, where she was also CFO.
London-based Bude Nathan Iwanier LLP, a legal services provider to the commercial property sector, has chosen Ascertus Limited to implement email and document management solution, iManage Work.
Lucidea, the leading provider of library automation and knowledge management solutions to organizations worldwide, has acquired Maxus Australia. Maxus, based in Melbourne, is a distributor that has been supplying and supporting Inmagic solutions since 1984, and has consistently been one of Inmagic’s major resellers.
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