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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

Settify Online

Settify - The most sophisticated way to engage with family law clients online.

The Legal Forecast | Advancing legal practice through innovation

The best example of entrepreneurship and innovation during the Disrupting Law weekend was the event itself.

Analytics for Lawyers

We combine legal domain knowledge with statistical and programming knowhow to build law-sensitive analytics solutions that help lawyers know more faster. Designed with the legal workflow in mind, our solutions enable legal organisations to frictionlessly deploy data management and analysis techniques towards reducing costs, managing organisational knowledge, and better serving their clients.

7 Leaders Share Their Thoughts on the Future of Legal Services

The way that legal services are delivered is fast changing due to advances in technology and business model innovation. This is resulting in a gradual shift towards affordable, standardised services and efficiencies in how law firms deliver services.

FAMILY LAW TERMS IN EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND LANGUAGE

Just enter the word or phrase in the SEARCH TERM window above on the left. TRANSLATION OPTIONS menu is on the left.

Child Support Estimator

You should not rely on an estimate as a guarantee for future income or payment.

Before you file - pre-action procedure for parenting cases (prescribed brochure) - Family Court of Australia

This brochure provides information for people considering applying to a court for parenting orders. It provides information about the pre-action procedures required before starting a case.

Family law kit (published by the Australian Federal Police)

Police and Family Law If you are concerned for the safety or welfare of a child, contact your State or Territory child welfare service, or your local police. If you have immediate concerns that a child is in danger or at risk of abduction, contact the police in your State or Territory on Triple Zero (000).

Compulsory Family Dispute Resolution - court procedures and requirements

This fact sheet is for people who need information on the procedures and requirements for Compulsory Family Dispute Resolution in family law proceedings. Changes have been made to the family law system to encourage parents to develop cooperative parenting solutions without going to court.

Family Dispute Resolution Process — Relationships Australia

Family Dispute Resolution is a process by which people who are in conflict can be supported to communicate with each other about what is important for them and how to make decisions relevant to resolving their dispute.

Before you file - pre-action procedure for financial cases (prescribed brochure) - Family Court of Australia

This brochure provides information for people considering applying to the Family Court for financial orders. In particular, it provides information about pre-action procedures required before starting a case.

Neighbourhood mediation kit - Publications | Queensland Government

This kit contains tips on how you can talk with your neighbour and information about how mediation may help you, including: an explanation of the mediation process and what it involves a workbook...

Building and Construction Law | CommBar Matters

A “revised” payment claim, for a different sum, served one day after another payment claim had been served was invalid because it was held to be a second payment claim and therefore in contravention of s 14(8) of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic) which prohibits more than one payment claim being served in respect of the same reference date.

Land title practice manual - Queensland

Detailed 802 page guide covering the full scope of required practice and procedures for preparing and lodging Titles Registry forms in Queensland.

Property and Probate | CommBar Matters

In this recent decision, the landlord got the benefit of a dubiously worded outgoings clause. The High Court gave full effect to the parties’ commercial intent to hold that commercial common sense dictated that the tenant would be liable for all outgoings under a long term lease.

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