On Tuesday, Microsoft warned Windows users that cyber criminals are exploiting a recently discovered vulnerability in Microsoft Office. Users are sent an attachment that will open a Power Point or Office document (.pptx, .pptm, .ppt, .docx, .xls). The document opened will run other programs in the background, allowing the hacker gain access to everything on the computer. Users with administrator rights pose the greatest risk if infected.
Underutilized tools within the program include the use of HotKeys or those keyboard shortcuts that help users move quickly throughout the program. Firms familiar with the program may recognize a few off this master list of key combinations to make your Amicus office even more efficient.
National Legal Technology Firm Expands Law Firm Cyber Security and Compliance Management Resources
Passwords have become a permanent part of our day-to-day lives. Every year you must remember more passwords, and every year they get easier to crack. The recent theft of over a billion passwords by Russian hackers is just one of many incidents forcing us to take notice. Simply put, we need to do more to keep our passwords safe.
At the ABA tech show in March 2014, the Accellis Team stumbled upon a document-editing software called WordRake. Created by lawyer and New York Times bestselling author Gary Kinder, WordRake is a powerful add-on to Word designed specifically for lawyers. The system “rakes” your documents in search of superfluous words in order to create the most concise and clear version of legal prose possible.
More law firms are recognizing the gains to be had by investing in a document management system. Document management enables firms to electronically store, retrieve, manage, and deliver business documents. But not all document management systems are created equally. In this post, I’ll review one of the newer entrants to the marketplace, MetaJure, a product that takes a completely different approach to document management when compared to standard systems.
Accellis Technology Group Partners with MetaJure to Offer Law Firms Enhanced Document Management Capabilities
Accellis Technology Group, a leading provider of IT consulting and managed services for the legal industry, together with MetaJure, developer of the first automated document management system (DMS) for the legal industry, today announced a working partnership aimed at helping law firms boost efficiency, improve profitability and ensure ethical compliance.
We’ve had the pleasure of working with Gloria Merritt at Nicola Gudbranson & Cooper, LLC since 2010. Nicola Gudbranson & Cooper, LLC provides legal solutions to business owners and executives, professionals, and governmental entities throughout the State of Ohio.
With all the discussion lately about law firm security and the expectations for increased diligence in protecting your data, it’s understandable that many firms are asking – why now? In this post, we'll review the growing importance of cyber security, why law firms are vulnerable to attacks, and the obligation firms have to their clients in the event of a security breach.
The importance of technology in today’s law firm can no longer be ignored…and neither can the growing complexity. So how can the average attorney, office manager, or administrator juggle all the pieces and parts that make up your IT environment?
Worldox Web mobile is an add-on that functions somewhere between the full Worldox on premise client and the fully mobile Worldox Cloud. Web Mobile can be added to your existing Worldox desktop installation with some additional customization and setup. Additionally, it can be configured for just those people that require or want more mobility, which can help keep costs down.
We've had the pleasure of working with the folks at Marine Services International, Inc. for over four years now. Marine Services International Inc. is an International Freight Forwarder offering full logistic, Import, Export, Ocean, Air, Warehouse, Crating, Container Loading, and Documentation.
Notes and summary from the 2014 ILTA Legal Sec Conference Key Note presentation by Christopher Pierson.
Accellis has become aware of a surge of emails containing a piece of ransomware called Cryptolocker. Cryptolocker is quite possibly the most fiendish and crippling threat that has ever been created to date. Once you have the infection, it will lay dormant in the background until it detects a period of inactivity, thus the user will have no warning signs, until it is TOO LATE.
You may have heard the recent news about a Canadian Walmart now offering in-house legal services. Toronto lawyers Lena Koke and Mark Morris opened up Axess Law in a Toronto Walmart, offering “fast and affordable legal services to time-pressed shoppers.” While it can be easy to make snide remarks about how Walmart is contributing to the ‘degradation of law,’ perhaps we shouldn’t be so quick to judge.
Learn how Dropbox integrates with Amicus Attorney and how to start using Dropbox in your everyday work flow. Whether you currently use Amicus Premium Edition, Amicus Cloud or are thinking of switching to Amicus practice management , this is a perfect opportunity to learn!
Accellis Technology Group will be an exhibitor at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference & Exposition on May 19-22, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario. If you’re going, stop by booth 310 and say hi!