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'Hackers Claim To Have Jones Day Files', February 20, 2021, from Law Technology Digest

Jones Day is the latest law firm to admit their use of Accellion's FTA file transfer platform resulted in client information being taken. I'm not super familiar with the Accellion product line, but if the anonymous comments in the second post are accurate, FTA is a legacy product and was superseded by Kiteworks. Take this story as a wake-up call to look at and review your products and services used. Are there legacy systems you should be updating or replacing? Read more at:
Legaltech news: Jones Day 2nd Big Law Victim of Accellion Breach
Above the Law: Hackers Claim To Have Jones Day Files



'Jones Day 2nd Big Law Victim of Accellion Breach', February 20, 2021, from Law Technology Digest

Jones Day is the latest law firm to admit their use of Accellion's FTA file transfer platform resulted in client information being taken. I'm not super familiar with the Accellion product line, but if the anonymous comments in the second post are accurate, FTA is a legacy product and was superseded by Kiteworks. Take this story as a wake-up call to look at and review your products and services used. Are there legacy systems you should be updating or replacing? Read more at:
Legaltech news: Jones Day 2nd Big Law Victim of Accellion Breach
Above the Law: Hackers Claim To Have Jones Day Files



'Legal Administrator Microsite', February 20, 2021, from Legal Administrator



'Legal Administrator Microsite', February 20, 2021, from Legal Administrator

BOL: ALSPs Are Now a Thing

A recent survey disclosed that the majority of law firms and in-house legal teams are using Alternative Legal Service Providers for a variety or functions...

    .. "The survey highlighted the top three areas where law firms use ALSPs is for electronic discovery services (45%), legal research services (44%) and litigation and investigation support (39%). By contrast, the top three areas where in-house teams engage ALSPs is for regulatory risk and compliance services (35%), legal research services (29%) and specialized legal services provided by licensed lawyers (26%)."

Thanks to Yvonne Nath at Law Vision for these insights into the survey.. My takeaway: legal practice is getting better at matching the work to the appropriate resource.



'Law firm libraries and newsletter production', February 20, 2021, from Law Librarian

Diving into Current Awareness Delivery

LAC Group explores the current state of Law firm libraries and newsletter production in a recent survey of 30 law firm librarians. Current awareness is an important service delivery in firms and there are a multitude of sources and platforms used to support the work. Read the article to gain insights gleaned from the LAC survey.



'What's Hot and What's Not? Welcome to the Dewey B Strategic 2020-2021 Hits and Misses Survey', February 20, 2021, from Law Librarian


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