The benefits of the IoT, however, come with cyber risks. In October of this year, a cyber attack launched through hundreds of thousands of routine, internet-connected devices such as CCTV cameras, digital video recorders, printers, and routers shut down several large consumer websites. It may be just a matter of time before cyber attacks mounted through the IoT shut down or wreak havoc on industrial manufacturing processes, power plants, the electrical grid, medical devices (e.g., pacemakers, dialysis machines), and consumer products. Industry insiders predict that with millions of unsecured devices throughout the world that can be hacked and synchronized to mount future distributed denial of service attacks, the risks are going to get worse before they get better. … [Read more...] about Internet of Things: Is Your Cyber Insurance Protecting You?
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“Smart people overestimate the importance of being a smart person. To be the best lawyer, or the best collection of lawyers, is not enough; it doesn’t even guarantee you stay in the game. It is necessary to be great businesspeople, too. Or to affiliate with great businesspeople, which means recognizing that the technical skills needed to be a great lawyer might (or might not) correlate with the other skills needed to thrive.” … [Read more...] about How to Stop Failing at Law Firm Marketing
The Issue of Internet privacy will soon be dealt with at the international level. The World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) is scheduled for December 2012, and countries such as China and Russia are expected to try to expand the authority of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). The ITU is the United Nations agency that is responsible for worldwide standards in telecommunications, including regulation of the Internet. … [Read more...] about U.N. Should Keep Its Hands Off the Internet
A reviewer named “Bryan” also gave five-star rankings to Fears Nachawati, the spine center and one of the San Antonio firms that Rebecca gushed about. “John” awarded five stars to Fears Nachawati, the spine center and Culligan, as well as several other law firms, including one in Irvine, Calif. “Sabk” did the same for Fears Nachawati, the spine center, Culligan and one of the San Antonio law firms. “Kim” also awarded five stars—the maximum—to Fears Nachawati, Culligan and one of the San Antonio firms. … [Read more...] about Where the Buck Stops: Lawyers Need to Verify All the Nice Things Being Said About Them Online
"I was absolutely horrified to find that there was three inches of bitumen coated around all four wheels of my vehicle," Bridget Daley, a motorist who lost a mudguard bar thanks to mounting bitumen on her wheels, told national broadcaster ABC. "It was like we were insects caught in a spider's web and we were sinking. … [Read more...] about Melting Road Stops Traffic in Australia, Angers Drivers