The Legal Tech Podcast

Cybersecurity While Away From Home – Practical Tips For Keeping Your Devices & Data Safe from Hackers

In this episode, techno-ethics attorney and cybersecurity expert Daniel J. Siegel provides practical information and tips how to keep all of your devices, including cellphones, tablets, and so many other items, safe while you are away from home.  It is easy to let down your guard while relaxing or away on business, and cybercriminals know this, and they are ready and want to take advantage of these moments.… Learn more. “Cybersecurity While Away From Home – Practical Tips For Keeping Your Devices & Data Safe from Hackers”

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A Consumer’s Guide to Buying Automobile Insurance in Pennsylvania

Buying automobile insurance in Pennsylvania can be very confusing. The insurance can cost a lot, and it isn’t always easy to know what all the coverages are and which coverages you should buy. At times, insurance salespeople will try to steer you toward coverage that doesn’t protect you.

In this podcast, Attorney Daniel J.Learn more. “A Consumer’s Guide to Buying Automobile Insurance in Pennsylvania”

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Why You Need a Lawyer When Preparing Your Will & Other Estate Planning Documents

There is no more important set of documents than your Last Will and Testament, Living Will, Advanced Healthcare Directive and Power of Attorney, which assure that your wishes are honored if you become ill and when you die. A qualified lawyer, familiar with the issues and nuances of estate planning can perform those services, focusing on your needs, while an online service will merely robotically prepare documents that they emphasize are not legal advice and not protected by any attorney-client confidentiality.… Learn more. “Why You Need a Lawyer When Preparing Your Will & Other Estate Planning Documents”

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Episode: Don’t Eat the Phish – Practical Advice How to Prevent Phishing Attacks

Phishing and Spear-Phishing are two methods used by cyberattackers to obtain personal information from clients, staff and family, and to gain access to computers and office networks in order to install malware and ransomware. In this episode of the Legal Tech Podcast, attorney and technologist Daniel J. Siegel, a pioneer in the field of Techno-Ethics, provides an introduction to the world of phishing, offering background information and providing practical solutions that law offices and businesses can immediately implement to prevent these attacks.… Learn more. “Episode: Don’t Eat the Phish – Practical Advice How to Prevent Phishing Attacks”

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Don’t Use Free Wi-Fi – Pa. Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Every User, Not Just Criminals

For years, legal ethics attorneys and many other experts have warned about the dangers of using free Wi-Fi, and Starbucks has become the poster child for the dangers of logging into unsecured and unprotected computer networks. With its recent Opinion in Commonwealth v. Dunkins, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has issued clear advice and a clear warning that users, including criminals, have no privacy rights when they check the box and log into a free unsecure network.… Learn more. “Don’t Use Free Wi-Fi – Pa. Supreme Court Ruling Impacts Every User, Not Just Criminals”

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How to Protect Yourself When Buying Auto Insurance in Pennsylvania

Almost everyone has a car, and every car and truck registered in Pennsylvania must have auto insurance under the Pa. Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law. But what many people don’t realize is that when you buy insurance, you are protecting yourself in the case of claims against you and protecting yourself if you are injured by the negligence of someone else.Learn more. “How to Protect Yourself When Buying Auto Insurance in Pennsylvania”

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You Can’t Stick Your Head In the Sand – Attorneys Need to Understand Social Media

When it comes to social media, and the impact of Facebook, Twitter and other sites on the practice of law, lawyers can no longer merely stick their heads in the sand and feign ignorance. As the New Jersey Supreme Court recently ruled, “Attorneys must acquaint themselves with the nature of social media to guide themselves and their non-lawyer staff and agents in the permissible uses of online research.… Learn more. “You Can’t Stick Your Head In the Sand – Attorneys Need to Understand Social Media”

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It’s Time to Revise the Rules of Professional Conduct to Recognize the Impact of Technology on Lawyers (The Inaugural Episode)

The Model Rules of Professional Conduct, upon which all attorney ethics rules are based, were created in 1983, the same year Microsoft introduced Word, and before many of today’s lawyers were born. In fact, the Model Rules do not mention the word “technology” and only consider the impact of technology in a limited number of comment.… Learn more. “It’s Time to Revise the Rules of Professional Conduct to Recognize the Impact of Technology on Lawyers (The Inaugural Episode)”

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