Closing The Loop

Eric Pesale

The founder of Write For Law, Eric writes regularly about eDiscovery, cybersecurity and other legal topics for law firms, publications, and companies. He is a graduate of New York Law School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and recently passed the New York bar exam.

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Will SCOTUS Clarify How Far the Government Can Go to Get Cloud-Stored Data?

The cloud makes just about everything better, whether it’s email, online storage, or eDiscovery. That is, unless you’re a government lawyer trying to subpoena private user data, in which case the cloud can quic... Eric Pesale   |     13 Jul 2017

How Attorneys Can Incorporate Encryption Into Client Communications

From spear phishing to DNS hijacking, cybercriminals are increasingly turning law firm emails into entry points for accessing confidential data.  One of the easiest ways to safeguard against these types of atta... Eric Pesale   |     23 Jun 2017

Upcoming Supreme Court Case Could 'Jailbreak' Smartphone Privacy Standards

The cell phone has come a long way since its predecessor, the brick phone, became immortalized as Gordon Gekko’s favorite accessory.  Chief Justice John Roberts acknowledged as much in his majority opinion in R... Eric Pesale   |     13 Jun 2017

Blogging: A Double-Edged Sword for Attorneys?

In today’s competitive legal job market, both new and established attorneys face increasing pressure to pursue novel marketing avenues to build up their professional reputations and business. As a result, many ... Eric Pesale   |     02 Jun 2017

Are Sloppy Metadata Practices Putting You at Risk?

If you’re not paying attention to the metadata in your public files, you may be giving cybercriminals an open invitation to hack into your law firm’s servers. While cybercriminals use a number of methods to byp... Eric Pesale   |     19 May 2017

How Drone and UAV Technology Will Exacerbate Data Privacy Issues

They're buzzing over your parks, photographing your wedding, even roasting your Thanksgiving turkeys. They're drones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), those futuristic flying devices that can be found everyw... Eric Pesale   |     12 May 2017

Five Online Tools Lawyers Can Use to Test Their Data Security

In the wake of recent BigLaw data breaches and data security lawsuits, clients are starting to demand more from law firms when it comes to protecting their data. This is becoming an especially important issue f... Eric Pesale   |     03 May 2017

Why Lawyers Need to Know About State Data Breach Notice Laws

Hackers are increasingly targeting law firms, viewing them as a “one-stop shop” for sensitive lucrative client data. The examples are many: hackers breaking into M&A firms to steal info for insider trading; Rus... Eric Pesale   |     28 Apr 2017
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