Linked: Workplace suicides have risen to record high
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Linked: Workplace suicides have risen to record high

I can imagine this would be a difficult situation for any workplace to deal with. It’s difficult anywhere. “Buried in a report last month by the Bureau of Labor of Statistics on occupational fatalities was this tragic fact: More people are killing themselves in the workplace than ever before. The number of such suicides for…

How Workplace Culture Creates Cybersecurity Failures
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How Workplace Culture Creates Cybersecurity Failures

Here’s an interesting thought experiment. When you are in your office and receive an email from your boss, how long will it take before a follow-up email or phone call will occur if you don’t respond? If the answer to that question is a short time period, like say 10 minutes, you might actually be…

How Phishing is Getting More Targeted
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How Phishing is Getting More Targeted

After reading this article from Inc, I think there are really three things that hackers are taking advantage of, that they didn’t used to, and these are things that we are only just starting to include in anti-phishing training. They are doing research about companies before sending messages. I’ve seen this myself. In the legal…

Linked: Elite Law Firms Are Quietly Outsourcing High-Value Functions. How Far Will They Go?
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Linked: Elite Law Firms Are Quietly Outsourcing High-Value Functions. How Far Will They Go?

The entire article below is an interesting read. I think this quote from Sullivan and Cromwell’s Joe Shenker is a good place to start: “You can’t keep up doing state-of-the-art, best-of-the-best [in technology]—which is what we try to do—doing it yourself,” Shenker says. Law firms just can’t compete with big tech companies, he says. Instead,…

Linked: Battling Depression in a Burnout Culture
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Linked: Battling Depression in a Burnout Culture

Parker’s story isn’t about the legal industry, but I think we could easily recognize ourselves in this statement, couldn’t we? “The modern work culture’s new mantra slightly expands that weathered phrase: “The customer is always right, and the clock is always ticking.” This mantra resounds the constant hum of a connected world in which instantaneous…