Chatbots, the Cloud and Alexa: Major review launched into how tech companies use data

As the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission investigates the way tech giants control our information, solicitors in NSW are calling for greater education about the…

Avoiding a regulatory w-hack in the face of a cyber hack – what AFSL holders need to know

Australian Financial Services Licence holders face significant pecuniary penalties if found to be in breach of cybersecurity risk management obligations under s 912A Corporations Act.

Cyber security awareness month: making people the first line of defence

Tips on how to reduce cyber risk by educating and training your people.

Cyber extortion: legal and ethical considerations if you receive a ransom demand

Are you prepared for the legal and ethical considerations you may face if confronted with a ransomware demand?

10 tips for staying safe when video conferencing

With security of particular importance for lawyers, here are 10 tips for keeping your firm and your clients safe.

Don’t let cyber criminals capitalise on covid-19 chaos: tips for working from home

Straightforward tips for staying cyber safe while working from home during the pandemic.

Protecting client confidentiality in the digital era

SIMONE HERBERT-LOWE discusses why protecting client confidentiality is not just an IT problem.

Owning your practice’s cyber security: MSPs and you

Cyber protection should not be regarded as a ‘set and forget’ matter. Principals have a professional responsibility to be proactive in understanding and managing their…

How cyber resilient is your law practice?

Cyber resilience depends on individual awareness combined with appropriate technical responses. By SIMONE HERBERT-LOWE.

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: April 2018

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.