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MacEwan University Phishing Attack

MacEwan University Defrauded Out of $11.8M in Phishing Attack

CYBINT NEWS / CANADA / SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 – MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta has been defrauded of $11.8 million, thanks to a phishing attack. The university uncovered the issue on Aug. 23. A member or members of the university’s staff fell for a classic business email compromise gambit (BEC) after receiving a request to purportedly change …

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ABA Annual Meeting 2017: How Cybersecurity and Cyber Intelligence are Changing the Legal Profession

CYBINT NEWS / NEW YORK / AUGUST 23, 2017 – As technology is becoming more and more ingrained in the legal practice, security has become more important and challenging. In this report from On The Road, host Laurence Colletti talks to Roy Zur about cybersecurity and cyber intelligence, including why cyber is relevant to attorneys and scams to …

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ESI and Cyber Certifications Making Moves in a New Era

CYBINT NEWS / NEW YORK / AUGUST 1, 2017 – Choosing certifications and education to invest in continues to be challenging, but worthwhile, for legal professionals. Here’s a look at two more launching this year. The third part of this e-discovery and cybersecurity certification series focuses on new certifications about to hit the market (Part …

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Alternative careers for law graduates: financial crime

Former Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer Garry Clement — who has seen it all — is consistently impressed by the qualities that those from a legal background bring to his specialism of financial crime. For most law undergraduates, the word ‘contract’ conjures up notions of offer and acceptance, consideration, intention to create legal relations, and, …

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Ransomware Cybersecurity

LegalTech News Features Cybint Ransomware Guide

Electronic data is defining the business world, and with its benefits come many threats. Here’s how experts think organizations should protect against ransomware. Given the ubiquity of digital platforms in use at organizations, cybersecurity is one of those topics that everyone knows about but struggles to apply in a way useful to their organizations. As …

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Ransomware Guide

Protect Your Firm and Your Clients From Ransomware

By Cybint CEO, Roy Zur  Cyber Security: A Short Guide for Lawyers on Minimizing the Risk of a Ransomware Attack On Friday, May 12, 2017, the world experienced one of the largest “Ransomware” attacks in history. The Ransomware hit dozens of countries around the world, causing damage to critical infrastructures within hospitals and public transportation, and …

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Cybersecurity in Law Firms

Law Firms Are Targets For Hackers, Cybersecurity Experts Say

In any organization, at least one person—and probably more—will click any email link, and sometimes that opens a door for hackers to get to senior management data. The issue was discussed by two cyber intelligence experts at a Thursday ABA Techshow panel, titled “A Fool and His Data Are Easily Parted: Fundamentals of Data Protection.” …

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Universities Ramping Up Data Analytics Program Offerings to Meet Workplace Demand

Universities Ramping Up Data Analytics Program Offerings to Meet Workplace Demand By Leila Meyer, 12/05/16, capustechnology.com Just over half of today’s university data analytics degree programs have been established in the last six years, according to a new report from Tableau. The explosive increase in statistics, informatics, business intelligence, data science and other data analytics …

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U.S. accuses Chinese citizens of hacking law firms, insider trading

U.S. accuses Chinese citizens of hacking law firms, insider trading Source: By Nate Raymond | NEW YORK, Reuters Three Chinese citizens have been criminally charged in the United States with trading on confidential corporate information obtained by hacking into networks and servers of law firms working on mergers, U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday. Iat Hong …

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