Ride the Lightning

Cybersecurity and Future of Law Practice Blog
by Sharon D. Nelson Esq., President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc.

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Jul 27, 2023

Farewell to Ride the Lightning

Hard to believe, but my first Ride the Lightning post was on July 31, 2007. It’s been a long run,

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Jul 26, 2023

Hacked Law Firm Ordered to Reveal Some Client Names

The Washington Post reported (gift article) on July 25  that U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta ordered on July 24 that

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Jul 25, 2023

The Titans of Tech Commit to AI Safeguards

The Guardian reported on July 21 that Amazon, Google, Meta, Microsoft and OpenAI have committed to implementing new guardrails for

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Jul 20, 2023

Microsoft 365’s Copilot is Coming and it’s Not Cheap!

As Ars Technica reported on July 18th, Microsoft 365”s Copilot is coming. While we don’t know when yet, the price

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Jul 19, 2023

Federal Data Breach Class Actions Increased by 154% in the Last Year

Law.com (sub.req.) reported on July 12 that there has been a 154% increase in the last year in federal data

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Jul 18, 2023

AI Detector Believes the U.S. Constitution Was Written by AI

It sure made me laugh to read the Ars Technica article from July 14 announcing that AI has determined that

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Jul 13, 2023

Pro Bono Law Firm Breached by ALPHV/BlackCat Ransomware

SC Media reported on July 10 that the pro bono law firm Law Foundation of Silicon Valley has confirmed that

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Jul 12, 2023

Law Firms Hasten to Recruit AI Experts: Clients Seek “More for Less”

Bloomberg reported on July 5 that law firms are hot on the trail of AI experts as they are pressured

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Jul 11, 2023

Law Firm Data Breaches Increasing in 2023

Bloomberg Law reported on July 7 that law firms are increasingly the target of cyberattacks. Thus far in 2023, five

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Jun 29, 2023

Cyberattacks: Law Firms are Taking a Beating

Dark Reading reported on June 26 that “it’s open season on law firms for ransomware and cyberattacks.” I agree –

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Jun 28, 2023

Bryan Cave: Class Action Suit Follows Data Breach

Law.com reported on June 26 that Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has been sued in a class action lawsuit filed in

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Jun 27, 2023

Four Big Law Firms Report Data Breaches in June

The hits just keep on coming in 2023. Law.com reported on June 23rd that four Big Law firms have reported

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