What is Digital Identity and how can you protect yours?

Posted by media on November 7, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Digital identity, which is also known as Identity 2.0, is everything that identifies us in the online world. 

In the online world, in addition to retaining the same data that identifies us in the offline world, our identity is completed through everything we do: comments on articles, likes on Facebook, retweets, photos on Instagram, petitions we sign on Change.org, etc.

This set of online actions contribute to forming the perception that others have about us. In a context where digital identity theft is becoming increasingly common, how can we protect our digital identity?

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Electronic evidence and its admissibility in court

Posted by media on September 7, 2017 at 9:00 AM

These days, the admissibility of electronic evidence in any jurisdiction is increasingly more common: comments in social media, video recordings, instant messaging, certified emails, etc.

But this wide variety of sources of digital evidence must have access to the judicial process through some of the legally prescribed means of proof. For clarifying this topic, in this article we will answer the following questions : what is electronic evidence and how admissible it is in court?

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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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The digital transformation in law firms

Posted by media on August 1, 2017 at 9:00 AM

The technological development in most law firms is still anecdotal, although the trend is changing. In Spain, the most prestigious law firms have already begun to adapt or are beginning to implement technological tools to transform their traditional management methods.

The reality is that our society is already totally immersed in digitization, and clients demand immediacy and ease for completing any transaction. That’s why only the legal professionals that are capable of offering the most efficient services and the best technological tools can satisfy the expectations of these new clients, and thus will be able to survive in the new digital world.

In this post we talk about the digital transformation in the legal sector and what law firms can do to adapt their services to the standards of the 21st century.  

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