Shared Links (weekly) Dec. 13, 2020

Shared Links (weekly) Dec. 13, 2020

Cybersecurity for Attorneys: The Ethics of Incident Response

Legal Tech Trends from 2020 and How to Prepare for 2021

New Report Shows Cellphone Encryption Isn’t Really Stopping Cops From Searching Phones

Small Business: Mental Health Resources During the Pandemic

The Challenges of Chat in eDiscovery as COVID Brings Changes in Work Behaviour and Working From Home

3,000 law firms “could be forced to close or merge”

Your Boss is Your Biggest Cyber-threat, Global Remote Work Survey Finds

Cybersecurity giant FireEye says its hacking tools were stolen by a nation-state

How to get your boss to approve the training you want

The eDiscovery Channel (Blog) Has Become the History Channel

The Importance Of Authentic Networking

Here Are 4 Ways You Can Address And Support Employee’s Mental Health

Shut Up and Encrypt

Shut Up and Encrypt

While watching the Alex Winter film about the Panama Papers, this quote stood out to me given all of the talk about the “dangers” of encryption.
While working with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists in the early days of investigating the data leaked from Mossack Fonseca law firm, the importance of not letting anyone know that the data had leaked, or that it was all being investigated, they lived with this slogan:

“Shut Up and Encrypt”

How Bad is the Stalkerware Problem? It’s Bad
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How Bad is the Stalkerware Problem? It’s Bad

Don’t just take my word for it though, watch Eva Galperin from the EFF and what she found when she asked people if they had ever been threatened by someone with access to their devices. The response was overwhelming. My takeaways from this: Most of these companies know exactly what they are doing and who…

Who Needs Encryption? You May Be Surprised

Who Needs Encryption? You May Be Surprised

There are two things we know, for certain, when it comes to the encryption debate. 1. Law enforcement doesn’t like it, and wants a way to break it. 2. Any “backdoor” built in to encryption will, eventually, get misused. Now, the typical response to point number 2 is that “people with nothing to hide” shouldn’t…

Linked: Defense Department To Congress: ‘No, Wait, Encryption Is Actually Good; Don’t Break It’
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Linked: Defense Department To Congress: ‘No, Wait, Encryption Is Actually Good; Don’t Break It’

But wait, there’s more. Yesterday, the Senate was threatening tech companies that they will be requiring them to break encryption. But, not everyone in the Federal government agrees: “However, it appears that other parts of the government are a bit more up to date on these things. Representative Ro Khanna has forwarded a letter to…