LegalTech solutions or how technology is also changing the legal sector

Posted by media on August 17, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Until recently, the only technologies that law firms and legal advisors had adopted were email and office tools such as word processors, spreadsheets or tools to create presentations. At most, some of the more technologically “advanced” law firms may even have cloud storage systems.

But this panorama is changing: a multitude of technological solutions are appearing, whose goal is to facilitate and speed up the daily work for law firms and other companies in the legal sector. Also, professionals in this field are changing their mentality and now they are open to redesigning their way of doing things with the help of technology.

In this post, we review the main LegalTech solutions, thosethat are most notable for their usefulness in the legal sector.

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10 tips to avoid a cyberattack in a law firm

Posted by media on August 10, 2017 at 9:00 AM

32% of Spanish companies were victim of some type of cyberattack in 2016, according to the International Business Report from the consultancy company Grant Thornton. This percentage also includes law firms, for whom suffering a cyberattack could result in serious problems, given the quantity of confidential information and personal data that they manage.

How can law firms protect themselves against the risk of a cyberattack? In this post we outline 10 tips to avoid a cyberattack in your law firm.

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How will biometric data protection be regulated in Europe?

Posted by media on February 29, 2016 at 12:00 PM

It's becoming increasingly common for a signer’s data to be gathered before, during and/or after a signing process takes place using an electronic signature. Not only is information recorded about the stylus’ position when a signature is made, its speed and pressure but also - in some cases - images of the signer’s face or retina. All of this is done to provide additional proof that the signing process took place in the event that a signer denies having done so.

This particular data, also known as the signer’s biometric data, extends and increases the liabilities of any eSignature service provider with respect to data protection and will continue to see them increase in the near future.

What is the current and future situation regarding biometric data protection?

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