Essential Eight Explained

8 essential strategies to Mitigate Cyber Security Incidents against a range of cyber threats.

A VPN will not save you from government surveillance | ZDNet

Privacy is a multi-faced topic, and so to protect it, you need to take more than a single precaution.

How small businesses can stay cyber safe

With the global cyber threat growing rapidly, the Federal Government is calling on small businesses to take protective measures.

Blue Ocean Law Group use NetDocs

A trusted and mature global cloud platform combining security, usability, and innovative productivity tools for today's leading law firms and corporations.

Send a digitally signed or encrypted message

Learn how to use digital signatures and encryption in Outlook for Mac. Both the sender and recipient must have a mail application that supports the S/MIME standard. Outlook supports that standard.

CBA and ANZ caught in fake banking apps scam

Thousands of banking customers have been caught in a fake banking app scam, prompting questions about Google Play’s app authentication process.

Ai may be used to impersonate a person using facial recognition data!

We set out to see if we could fake Malcolm Turnbull. Researchers are warning that a new wave of artificial intelligence technology could make it so easy to create fake videos that it will undermine the public's ability to trust what they see.

Do you know what your phone is up to while you sleep?

When reporter Simon Elvery turned the spotlight on his spying devices, he was surprised at how busy they were — even when he was sleeping.

Tide.org: Decentralised Personal Data Economy.

A community driven, global, decentralised personal data economy. Privacy is more than a human right, it’s an asset.

Let's Encrypt - Free SSL/TLS Certificates

Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).

The stupid EU cookie law (and why it should die)

http://nocookielaw.com/ Sign the petition: http://www.change.org/petitions/stop-the-eu-s-legal-war-on-web-cookies A new European Law makes over 90% of websit...

Australian Law Reform Commission

The Federal Australian law reform body that has instrumental in recommending reforms to law since 1975.

Environmental Defenders Office Queensland (EDO Qld)

EDO Qld is an independent community legal centre, that empowers you to use the law to protect the environment.

Chief Scientist Alan Finkel's speech: THE AI WILL SEE YOU NOW

Would you trust doctors using data from artificial intelligence to make life or death health decisions for your child? Dr Finkel gave the 2018 Smallwood Oration on Thursday 16 August, discussing the role of artificial intelligence in medicine. The full speech is below, or you can download it as a pdf....

Moral Machine

A platform for public participation in and discussion of the human perspective on machine-made moral decisions

AI Contract Analysis | ThoughtRiver

ThoughtRiver offers automated contract review, risk assessment and insight extraction capabilities using advanced AI and NLP technology.

IntelligentX Brewing Co.

Is there no limit to the potential of A.I.? Coming to the UK -> beer that changes its recipe to your tastes using A.I.

SSL Checker - SSL Certificate Verify

Use this SSL Checker to troubleshoot common SSL Certificate installation problems on your server including verifying that the correct certificate is installed, valid, and properly trusted.

Business Propel - Move your business forward

Business Propel is the next evolution in business assessment tools. Offering an end to end view, this tool will shape your business for success. Leaving no s...

Tap Wearable Keyboard

Tap today announced the launch of a new TapAcademy app for iOS that's designed to make learning to use its wearable keyboard easy!

treescribe demo (beta upgrade of CodePact - new user interface)

Blue Ocean Law Group is a treescribe beta user -> using it to create quality SuperFast Legal Contracts across Australia / England Wales / USA. Even more user-friendly.

Kelly v Slade [2017] QDC 288 (15/1634) Porter QC DCJ 7 December 2017

Catchwords MONEY – PAYMENT – OTHER MATTERS – where the plaintiffs transferred their respective interests in the farm to the defendants as joint tenants – where the terms upon which that transfer occurred were in dispute – whether the defendants agreed to pay $250,000 for the first plaintiff’s share. EVIDENCE – ADMISSIBILITY – ADMISSIONS – WHAT CONSTITUTES – where there is evidence of subsequent conduct – whether that subsequent conduct is properly dealt with as an admission of the terms of the informal agreement alleged by the plaintiffs – whether that subsequent conduct is properly dealt with as an inference that the parties made an informal agreement on particular terms.

Qld Court of Appeal: Kelly & Anor v Slade & Anor [2018] QCA 197 (18/191) Sofronoff P and Morrison JA and Atkinson J [Blue Ocean Law instructed Andrew Skoien of Counsel, second chair Harry Knowlman of Counsel for the Appellants]

Catchwords APPEAL AND NEW TRIAL – APPEAL – GENERAL PRINCIPLES – INTERFERENCE WITH JUDGE’S FINDINGS OF FACT – FUNCTION OF APPELLATE COURT – WHERE FINDINGS BASED ON CREDIBILITY OF WITNESSES – NECESSITY FOR FINDING TO BE CLEARLY WRONG – where the appellants commenced proceedings to recover money which they said was agreed to be paid by the respondents in consideration of the transfer of the appellants’ interests in certain farmland – where in the course of discussions regarding the transfer, two documents were drawn up in lieu of a properly executed contract – where the learned primary judge made findings about the credibility of the witnesses but did so with reference to only part of the evidence – where the learned primary judge failed to take into account the two contemporary documents when testing the veracity of the witnesses – where this failure resulted in the learned primary judge making erroneous findings not supported by the evidence – whether a retrial should be ordered.

Introduction to Jur -> Youtube video

Developed to revolutionise the way Contract Disputes are resolved. Fast and easy Dispute Resolution at a fraction of the cost. Did you know that most contractual disputes that go to arbitration take more than 6 months to resolve and cost more than 50% of the contracted amount? With Jur, each dispute will be resolved within 24 hours, at almost zero cost to the contracted parties. Jur is a decentralized dispute resolution protocol (Justice as a service on the Blockchain).

Consumer claims | NCAT

NCAT can hear and decide consumer claims about the supply of goods or services in NSW.

Australian Consumer Law

Find out what standards are covered in the Australian Consumer Law and what you need to do as a business to uphold those standards.

Family ordered back to court over $500K farm feud

The Supreme Court has ordered a retrial in a Kingaroy farm feud worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.

davidmaister.com

There is nothing so powerful in business as actually having principles that you hold on to passionately and require those around you to believe. One way or another, all my research conclusions, consulting advice and speeches in my professional career as a global consultant, business author, and former Harvard Business School professor come down to passion, people and principles.

10 Common Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Not a grammar geek? Doesn't matter. Using words incorrectly can make you look bad. Here's some help.

Australian Lawyers Directory - All Lawyers, Solicitors firms, Barristers and Bar Chambers in Australia, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

Australian Lawyers Directory - the most comprehensive, reliable guide to Australia's Solicitors firms, Barristers and Bar Chambers for clients and lawyers.

The Future of AI - A blog by Toby Walsh

Walsh estimates that machines have a 50 per cent chance of being as smart as us by 2062. By 2112, the odds are 90 per cent.

blue ocean strategy book -> Google Search

In their classic book, Blue Ocean Strategy, W. Chan Kim & Renée Mauborgne coined the terms 'red ocean' 'blue ocean'....

ANNA LOZYNSKI -> LEGALLY INNOVATIVE

The journey to unlock your potential, be a maven and claim your innovation power starts here. Get ready to raise your IQ2.0 [Innovation Intelligence] and be bold, curious and disruptive. Permission to link to her website kindly granted by the author -> Anna Lozynski.

Christopher Soghoian: Your smartphone is a civil rights issue

The smartphone you use reflects more than just personal taste ... it could determine how closely you can be tracked, too. Privacy expert and TED Fellow Christopher Soghoian details a glaring difference between the encryption used on Apple and Android devices and urges us to pay attention to a growing digital security divide. If the only people who can protect themselves from the gaze of the government are the rich and powerful, that's a problem, he says. It's not just a cybersecurity problem -- it's a civil rights problem.

Robert Palmer: The Panama Papers exposed a huge global problem. What's next?

On April 3, 2016 we saw the largest data leak in history. The Panama Papers exposed rich and powerful people hiding vast amounts of money in offshore accounts. But what does it all mean? We called Robert Palmer of Global Witness to find out.

Steven Wise: Chimps have feelings and thoughts. They should also have rights

Chimpanzees are people too, you know. Ok, not exactly. But lawyer Steven Wise has spent the last 30 years working to change these animals' status from things to persons. It's not a matter of legal semantics; as he describes in this fascinating talk, recognizing that animals like chimps have extraordinary cognitive capabilities and rethinking the way we treat them -- legally -- is no less than a moral duty.

James Veitch: This is what happens when you reply to spam email

Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply? Follow along as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, weeks-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal.

Legal podcasts you have to tune in to right now

The rise of the internet has hailed in a new dawn for aural story-telling. Here’s our top pick of podcasts legal eagles should be listening out for.

Beyond Billables by Beyond Billables on Apple Podcasts

Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of Beyond Billables by Beyond Billables for free.

The Lawyers Weekly Show by Lawyers Weekly on Apple Podcasts

Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of The Lawyers Weekly Show by Lawyers Weekly for free.

The Happy Lawyer Happy Life Podcast by Clarissa J Rayward on Apple Podcasts

Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of The Happy Lawyer Happy Life Podcast by Clarissa J Rayward for free.

Tips for Lawyers Podcast by Chris Hargreaves: Lawyer (attorney), Blogger, Partial Nerd on Apple Podcasts

Download past episodes or subscribe to future episodes of Tips for Lawyers Podcast by Chris Hargreaves: Lawyer (attorney), Blogger, Partial Nerd for free.

The Verdict: When AI "Arrives" at a Law Firm...

The members of our expert panel offer their views on what law firms will look like in the future AI-enabled world.

A Multidisciplinary Future to Solve Legal Problems - Prism Legal

Legal IT Today recently asked how legal AI will affect law firm teams. My answer: multidisciplinary teams. And it's not just for AI, but for many legal problems.

Free KxBase - Future Law Channel

Curated posts informing clients, legal professionals, law students graduates about the Future of Law.

Diversify your delivery by Stephen Allen, Hogan Lovells

If there are any leadership teams who remain to be convinced that tackling a lack of diversity is important, I can do little better than quoting Albert Einstein: “We cannot solve a problem with the same kind of thinking we used to create it.”

Legal profession struggling to reshape staffing models

A new report has found the legal profession is continuing to be hostile in shaking up the way they offer services to clients, consequently leaving their business at risk of being scooped up by a competitor.

The Time Blawg

The past, present and future practice of law: A blog by Brian Inkster

#LegalMosaic: How to Become an Innovative Lawyer | HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL

Mark Cohen: Legal Insights and Industry Commentary Our #LegalMosaic Series collects insights from the brilliant mind of Mark Cohen. These pieces may also be found at legalmosaic.com. There is no single path to becoming an innovative lawyer. Every lawyer has a unique set of personality traits, skill sets, passions, and priorities. Successful lawyers draw from their personalities […]

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