Closing The Loop

Eric Pesale

Eric Pesale is an attorney who writes about eDiscovery, cybersecurity and other legal topics for law firms, publications, and companies. He is the founder of Write For Law, and is a graduate of New York Law School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Eric can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @writeforlaw.

Posts By Eric Pesale

5 Email Security Tips Lawyers Can Use to Encrypt Their Attorney-Client Communications

In today’s cybercrime-ridden business environment, hackers are increasingly targeting law firms to mine sensitive client data. As the ABA has noted, cybercriminals love to pick on law firms because they often s... Eric Pesale   |     08 Nov 2017

Equifax Breach Raises New Data Security Considerations for Law Firms & Companies

Thanks to a recent string of high-profile cyberattacks, data breaches have never been as hot a topic as they are now. Few of the more recent ones, however, have been more egregious or controversial as the recen... Eric Pesale   |     23 Oct 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   |     21 Sep 2017

Updated Criminal Procedure Rule Allows Government to Remote-Hack Computers

Whether they’re threatening to spill the deets on the Game of Thrones finale or pilfering confidential BigLaw client data for insider trading, cybercriminals are using increasingly sophisticated methods to wrea... Eric Pesale   |     06 Sep 2017

Employee Microchipping Injects New Legal Issues Into the Workplace

As the legal industry wonders whether associate jobs will soon be replaced by AI lawyers and bots, another sci-fi concept worthy of getting the "Black Mirror" treatment is starting to take hold in a growing num... Eric Pesale   |     05 Sep 2017

Federal Case Highlights Dangers of Unsafe Sharing During Litigation

If you share files online, whether to clients, colleagues, or opposing counsel, you’re not alone. Cloud solutions are increasingly reshaping the practice of law and one of the most common tools attorneys are gr... Eric Pesale   |     28 Aug 2017

The Dark Net: Where Attorneys' Information Is Bought & Sold

While the visible Internet is vast, the websites that you regularly access on your web browser represent only a fraction of what’s truly available online. There is, in fact, a significant section of the Interne... Eric Pesale   |     09 Aug 2017

Alternative Legal Service Providers Signal Disruption in the Big Law Business Model

As first year associate salaries rise and top-end Big Law billing rates approach the $1,500-per-hour mark, companies are growing increasingly weary of paying full sticker price for legal services. As a result, ... Eric Pesale   |     04 Aug 2017
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