Written by Sensei Enterprises’ Sharon D. Nelson, John W. Simek and Michael C. Maschke, this annual guide is the only one of its kind written to help solo and small firm lawyers find the best technology for their dollar. You’ll find the most current information and recommendations on computers, servers, networking equipment, legal software, printers, security products, smartphones, the iPad and anything else a law office might need. To order click here …
Lee Reiber, a data security specialist, says that yanking the SIM card is not enough. He recently examined a lot of used cell phones and found a date of birth, a Social Security number, login information and email records.
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LawyersUSAonline.com published an article by Correy Stephenson on “Strategies for backing up your smartphone” which quoted Sensei’s John Simek extensively. John recalled watching a man turn on his Bluetooth device, set his smartphone down on the roof of his car and start talking. The man then got into his car and began to drive away. John watched while the phone slid off the roof and onto the ground where the driver promptly ran it over. Read Article…
The January/February 2012 edition of Law Practice Magazine features the article – Preventing Law Firm Data Breaches – co-authored by Sharon Nelson and John Simek. In it, they share with the reader their top practical security tips to keep data safe.
After reading a Ride the Lightning post on mobile phone security, Lee Reiber, Director of Mobile Forensics at Access Data, sent RTL a guest post on the proper disposal of old cell phones. Digital Forensics Daily recently spotlighted the post. What happens to our data on these discarded digital storage units and how should we protect ourselves?
Dennis Kennedy’s annual Best of Law-related Blogging awards or Blawggies have been an annual tradition since December of 2004. This year, the runner-up at number five was The Legal Talk Network Family of Podcasts featuring, among others, our own Sharon D. Nelson and John W. Simek cited for their excellent podcasts. He also thanked LuAnn Reeb, Kate Kenney and the whole Legal Talk Network team for all the great work they do.
In November, Sharon D. Nelson and John W. Simek of Sensei Enterprises, Inc. published a paper in Slaw, Canada’s online legal magazine. They reminded the readers of oft forgotten Rule 1.6 of the ABA Model Rules. Similar rules apply everywhere. They said, “The trick, of course, is how to keep client data secure in the digital era. It isn’t easy.” They raise the question of whether lawyers are abiding by their ethical duty to preserve client confidences. Click below to read this insightful article in its entirety.
Last Wednesday, the eDiscovery Daily thought leader was our own Sharon Nelson. Sharon is the President of Sensei Enterprises, where she has worked on the frontlines of computer forensics and e-Discovery topics that she also discusses on her blog Ride the Lightning. She is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and is the President-Elect designate of the Virginia State Bar. She and her husband John Simek (interviewed last week), are frequent speakers and authors on computer forensic issues.
The third thought leader interviewed in eDiscovery Daily is John Simek. John is the Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, a computer forensics firm in Fairfax, VA, where he has worked since 1997. He is an EnCase Certified Examiner and is a nationally known testifying expert in computer forensic issues. Together with his wife, Sharon Nelson, John has become a frequent speaker on eDiscovery topics and digital forensic issues. They have also interviewed Sharon, who serves as Sensei’s President, for this series, and her interview will appear this coming Wednesday.
The high cost of e-discovery is a major problem for most small firms and solo lawyers. On Digital Detectives, co-hosts Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc. and John W. Simek, Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, welcome guest, Bruce Olson, the President of ONLAW Trial Technologies, and discuss cost-effective e-discovery for small cases. Learn the single most important step an attorney can take to minimize e-discovery costs, the right time to seek outside expert advice and which software tools and cloud based solutions can help contain costs.