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Security Spotlight

ABC's of Computer Security

Article by Albert Barsocchini

LAW OFFICE computer security is a term that we will be hearing more and more about as lawyers start using DSL, start using Web based applications offered by application service providers (ASPs), and start using e-mail more than the mail to send documents.

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Elusive E-mail Ethics Issues

Article by David M.M. Bell

THE SETTING: The State Bar of California's 2000 annual meeting in San Diego. The topic: E-mail and security. "How many use e-mail to communicate with your clients?" asks the speaker. Every hand in the 150-lawyer audience goes up. "How many regularly encrypt e-mail?" A handful of lawyers respond affirmatively.

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How to Evaluate Security Functions of Internet Document Delivery Services

Article by Neil Iscoe

ON OCTOBER 1, 2000, the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act went into law, legalizing electronic signatures and electronically transmitted records and contracts in consumer transactions.

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HERE'S a roundup of recent security products and services from recent issues of Law Technology News.

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