Risk & Compliance resources

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Downloadable and online resources about risk and compliance from LSN and our networkpartners.

  • Stratia Cyber: Book your free virtual CISO consultation

    Our virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) service furnishes all the advantages of up to date best-practice advice and independent strategic guidance to you, your Partners or Board without the cost of a full-time employee. All of our vCISOs are NCSC certified head consultants with many years’ experience of working in cyber for companies both large and small. Book a free, one-hour appointment and see how we can help you to secure and protect what's important to you.
  • Exterro: A visual guide to Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs)

    Data privacy regulations like the newly launched California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) make observing days like today—Data Privacy Day in the U.S., Canada, Israel, and 47 other countries—particularly prevalent. Given the scope of these new privacy regulations, countless companies and individuals will be affected by the CCPA in one way or another. That said, the international effort to empower individuals and encourage businesses to respect privacy and safeguard data is an honorable one.
  • Exterro: Building a data inventory at your organization

    Data lives across all areas of all different departments: legal, IT, marketing, services, sales—everywhere. Often, data lives in places many of us aren’t even aware of, due to either tribal knowledge that has long since left the organization or a lack of documentation and maintenance of important data sources.
  • Exterro: How E-discovery is changing the role of paralegals

    Often, when you think of the role of a paralegal, things like drafting documents, scheduling meetings, and taking notes come to mind.
  • Be Prepared! Don’t show up to your Rule 26(F) meet-and-confer with nothing but a boilerplate says Exterro

    By Mike Hamilton, director of marketing at Exterro
  • Exterro: The comprehensive guide to e-discovery data

    Overcollection is one of the leading drivers of exorbitant e-discovery spending, which means data management and information governance play a vital role in allowing legal teams to find and collect the right data quickly and efficiently.
  • Exterro: The convergence of e-discovery and privacy

    As high-profile cases and ever-increasing regulations highlight, we are entering a new age of dealing with data that’s causing companies to rethink everything – from how they collect data to storage, retention, access, disposal, and more.
  • Alex Williams at Tikit on using tech to stay compliant with the upcoming AML directive

    Law firms typically have fewer systems and resources in place with which to address money laundering, making them something of a ‘soft target’ for criminals
  • Five essentials for secure legal communications with Accellion

    Lawyers work with some of the most sensitive information of any profession. An attorney or client can damage the outcome of a case by mishandling a single critical document, and even a small cyber breach can bring down an entire practice. Law firms therefore are constantly on the lookout for easier and more comprehensive ways to manage these risks. You must defend your communications and data against hackers and inadvertent leaks, both inside and outside the organization. Lawyers frequently communicate clients’ sensitive information to third parties as part of doing business, and these communications need protection. In addition, your cybersecurity systems must keep pace with legal profession changes.
  • Protecting a law firm's global infrastructure with Cyber-DRaaS by Databarracks

    Magrath LLP is a leading practitioner of immigration and employment law services which specialises in assisting corporations and private clients to relocate high-value individuals around the world. Established in 1990, the firm has cemented itself as the legal brand of choice in the business immigration market and among its prestigious roster of clients. The organisation necessarily depends on a global reach toconnect with its dispersed and highly mobile customer base, which it achieves today through offices in London and Singapore.
  • Myhomemove improves home resiliency with Databarracks

    Myhomemove helps around 50,000 people each year to buy, sell and remortgage their homes. In 2011, they were the first UK organisation to attain an Alternative Business Structures license to operate in the UK. Today, they empower over 700 staff to provide an innovative, technology-led service to clients.
  • Databarracks: How an international law firm saves time and money

    Memery Crystal is a specialist international law firm, based in London. It specialises in three sectors; ‘Commercial, Media & Technology’, ‘Retail & Leisure’, and ‘Natural Resources’. In 2015, Memery Crystal partnered with the Chinese law firm, Yingke. The two work together to help clients across four continents and ten major commercial regions around the world.
  • Law firm risk teams organize to meet growing challenges says Intapp

    For several years, industry experts have called for a move to a centralized risk-management function in law firms. As merger activity intensifies and law firms look to lateral hires and international expansion to drive continued growth, they are faced with more complex regulatory requirements and conflicts considerations. Current approaches – distributed, ad hoc, and largely manual — result in an inconsistent application of risk mitigation strategies and cannot scale to meet increasingly complicated demands.
  • Accelerating your law firm's response to cyber threats

    It's tempting to think that because your law firm hasn’t felt the full impact of a cyber attack, you’re not at risk, especially if you've already invested in security.
  • GDPR: Are the fines real?

    Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), organisations may be fined up to €20 million, or 4% of the total worldwide annual turnover of the preceding financial year, whichever is higher.