In a few short weeks, the global loss attributable to cybercrime is expected to surpass $6 trillion.*  Therefore, in an effort to protect financial institutions and consumers from further loss, agencies including the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (A Cybersecurity Wake Up Call: SEC Sanctions Eight Firms for Cybersecurity Deficiencies) and the United States Department of
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With much of the American workforce (and educational systems) working remotely, reliance upon videoconferencing software for workplace and educational collaboration has increased significantly. One of the more widely embraced platforms during the pandemic is Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (“Zoom”). According to the New York Times, around 600,000 people downloaded the Zoom application on March 15, 2020. And, for anyone
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As the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) causes countless companies and employers to implement remote working environments, millions of Americans will be working from home.  It is, therefore, critically important to remain vigilant about cybersecurity best practices.

As observed in recent news alerts, cybersecurity threats, perpetuated by opportunistic cyber-criminals preying on a vulnerable virtual workforce, are on the rise.   In fact, hackers around
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Today’s post draws upon countless other recent articles and blogs and their respective predictions regarding, what’s in store for 2016 when it comes to e-discovery.  I have tried to synthesize below, the steps that I believe every litigator should embrace for the coming year.

First, learn the new rules of civil procedure. The amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure took


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