Rob Kleeger has been asked to return in May to speak to The Joseph Halpern-David Furman American Inns of Court. The presentation is entitled: “10 Things Attorneys Should Know About Digital Forensics, eDiscovery, the Cloud, and Cyber Security"
It is a fact of modern life that an enormous volume of information is created, exchanged, and stored electronically in our business and personal lives. More commonly, a majority of legal cases involve a digital aspect that, if properly uncovered and examined, digital evidence an help build stronger cases and occasionally to force settlements. Recovering a particular email, a deleted memo, or the date and time a web page was printed can be critical to a legal matter. More often than not, discovering when, how, and who created the digital information can be equally important and perhaps the smoking gun. In other instances finding hidden or deleted financial information on a computer is the key to a strong case.
Alternatively, very law firm is vulnerable to cyber security breaches, just like virtually any other business today. However, law firms are particularly attractive targets for hackers. At the same time, law firms are subject to not only the laws that apply to any other businesses, but to legal ethics rules as well.
- What is Digital Forensics?
- Understanding the Forensic Imaging process
- Types of ESI (Electronically Stored Information)
- What really happens to "deleted" files
- Cyber Threats Landscape
- Security Risks and Threats Associated with Cloud Computing
- Hypothetical Case Study’
- Best Practices and Tips to implement Immediately
The American Inns of Court is an association of lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals from all levels and backgrounds who share a passion for professional excellence. Through regular meetings, members are able to build and strengthen professional relationships; discuss fundamental concerns about professionalism and pressing legal issues of the day; share experiences and advice; exhort the utmost passion and dedication for the law; provide mentoring opportunities; and advance the highest levels of integrity, ethics, and civility.