Passing Through U.S. Customs and Border Patrol with Your Smartphone? LINK App to the Rescue!

Peripatetic lawyers, take note from Friday, 1/5/2018, in the Washington Post:

“U.S. customs agents conducted 60 percent more searches of travelers’ cellphones, laptops and other electronic devices during the government’s 2017 fiscal year, according to statistics released Friday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

The agency said it searched 30,200 devices but the inspections affected only 0.007 percent of the 397 million travelers — including American citizens as well as foreign visitors — who arrived from abroad during the 12-month period that ended Sept 30.”1

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The FBI Cracks the iPhone – What Can Legal IT Do? From Mobile Helix CEO

By Seth Hallem, Mobile Helix CEO and co-founder

LegalIT Insider logoOn March 28th, the Department of Justice confirmed that it had successfully unlocked the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone 5C without Apple’s assistance. On that same day, the US government moved to vacate a California court order that had attempted to force Apple to assist in the decryption of the device. While the legal maneuverings are fascinating in their own right, the conclusion leads to an even more fascinating technology discussion – how did the FBI crack the iPhone, and what are the implications of this successful hack? Continue reading

Mobile Helix at iManage ConnectLive, May 11-12

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Authenticate with Biometrics

By Ilya Dreytser

ILTA Authentication with Biometrics ILTA Spring 2016

You may not want to send that second factor SMS code to your phone.

The new ILTA Spring 2016 Peer to Peer magazine is out! View the HTML5 Flipbook or download the PDF here. Don’t miss Ilya’s article on page 42.

With today’s increasingly mobile-enabled workforce, receiving secondfactor
authentication tokens by SMS (text message) or by mobile app is
becoming completely ineffective. Is it time to bring back physical secondfactor
authentication tokens? Or is it time to move on to a biometric option?

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ILTA 2016 Roadshow – Mobile Apps

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We’re headed to Philadelphia and Cleveland with an ILTA lunchtime session on:

Mobile Apps – The Balance Between User Experience and Security

Meet with other Legal IT professionals in your city and learn more about mobile apps for legal teams.

Our next cities:

Philadelphia, Wednesday, Feb. 3rd, hosted by Morgan Lewis. Details and register for Philadelphia here. 

Cleveland, Thursday, Feb. 4th, hosted by Reminger. Details and register for Cleveland here.  Continue reading

Security Reigns in Legal Tech

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“ILTA’s 2015 Technology Survey Published: Security is King, Queen and Pawn” – Jobst Elster, InsideLegal

 

Security is on the minds and the agendas of Legal IT teams. It’s no wonder. The Legal profession is no different than the rest of the business world. Experian, Trump Hotels, Ashley Madison and the FBI are just a few of the organizations to suffer from major data breaches in 2015. Continue reading