If you’re like most lawyers, referring to your days as “busy” is a gross understatement. The last thing you need is computer problems getting in the way of your productivity. Even when your IT is working well, managing systems and supervising IT consultants is a chore, and can put a strain on your budget.
Late in 2017, several groups of researchers from Graz University of Technology in Austria to Google’s labs, discovered a pair of exploits subsequently dubbed “Meltdown” and “Spectre” that have the cyber security community all abuzz. What makes these exploits so scary is the fact that they allow access to the most sensitive information on almost all the active computers in the world.
On November 16th, 2017 our very own CEO Mike Dewdney took part in a panel for the Ontario Trial Lawyer’s Association (OTLA) on the positives and drawbacks of adopting Cloud IT for law firms.
In a sign of the growing presence of private cloud platforms, AbacusNext, a US private cloud vendor, has purchased document automation leader HotDocs.
HotDocs boasts a user-base of more than one million customers in 60 countries. It is expected that AbacusNext will integrate document automation into its products such as Amicus Attorney.