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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To truly excel in today’s hyper-competitive categories, you have to move beyond the merely foundational, and into the aspirational. This isn’t about what your customers aspire to — it’s what YOU aspire to! To effectively market your business today, being great is not enough. You have to offer more, be better at something and more effectively market your competitive advantage and not merely your competency. … [Read more...] about How to Stop Failing at Law Firm Marketing
The proposals that are expected to be considered could dramatically affect the Internet. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said last June that his goal is to establish “international control over the Internet” through the ITU. Accordingly, it’s understandable that many Americans fear that other nations could employ a new regulatory scheme to censor the Internet and control access to information. One reason that some of the protesters were so strongly opposed to SOPA and PIPA was the fear that once tools exist for regulating Internet content, they can be prone to abuse. … [Read more...] about U.N. Should Keep Its Hands Off the Internet
“If lawyers are using people to write false reviews of the lawyers or the lawyers’ services, in my mind that’s blatantly unethical,” says Andrew M. Perlman, a professor at Suffolk University Law School in Boston who serves as chief reporter for the ABA Commission on Ethics 20/20. “The Model Rules of Professional Conduct make clear that lawyers can’t have advertising about their services that’s false or misleading. And another rule says you can’t use the conduct of others to violate the rules. If lawyers knowingly use people to create false or misleading comments about their services, that would be unethical, in my view.” … [Read more...] about Where the Buck Stops: Lawyers Need to Verify All the Nice Things Being Said About Them Online
Nearby resident Deborah Stacey told News Corp Australia that as soon as midday, the road surface turned to glue. “There was emulsion everywhere; a lot of soft tar sprayed in big globs and sticking to trucks wheels,” she said. “We had a week of cracked windscreens, RACQ have been doing three to four a day, then as soon as the sun came out, it started sticking,” she said. … [Read more...] about Melting Road Stops Traffic in Australia, Angers Drivers