#SenseiSherlock congratulated Bill Reichhardt on receiving The Child Advocacy Award from Fairfax CASA – Sensei received the Community Partner Award at the same event!
Sharon Nelson and John Simek’s article, “The Blockbuster That is Blockchain: What it Means to the Practice of Law” was featured recently in Slaw Magazine. Slaw is a Canadian online legal magazine.
Excerpt: On August 15th, a group of law firms and technology companies announced the formation of the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium. The consortium will work to drive the adoption and standardization of blockchain in the legal industry, with the larger goal of improving the security and interoperability of the global legal technology ecosystem.
As noted in an Above the Law post by our friend Bob Ambrogi, members of the consortium include the law firms Baker Hostetler and Orrick, IBM Watson Legal, and the newly formed company Integra Ledger, which hopes to become the ledger used throughout the legal industry for blockchain digital identities.
The consortium’s three goals for the future of blockchain in legal:
As many as 143 million Americans were left vulnerable by the Equifax breach when hackers accessed personal information like names, addresses, and even social security numbers. In this episode of Digital Detectives, hosts Sharon Nelson and John Simek discuss the Equifax breach including who was affected, the resulting lawsuits, and whether or not the hack was preventable. They also explain the difference between locking and freezing your credit and why taking action to protect yourself is important but complicated.
As technology has gotten more and more complex, it has become critical to have access to folks who do a “deep dive” into security. A security specialist who is all textbook and has no practical experience with IT is no good to you. All the certifications in the world are no substitute for experience.