Wise Law Blog: Slaw Tips: Use A Screensaver to Protect Client Confidentiality

Legal professionals properly place high priority on securing our computer infrastructures to protect client confidentiality.Our desktop screens, however, are often overlooked, as a source of potential security breaches.Is your computer screen visible to visitors to your office? Are prying eyes able to catch a glimpse of confidential information on your desktop?There’s an easy solution to ...

Wise Law Blog: More on ‘Mobilegeddon’

BY GARRY J. WISELaw Times picked up on our April 30 post about Google’s new mobile compliance requirements with an excellent article last week by writer Michael McKiernan, Focus: Law firms slow to respond to ‘Mobilegeddon’ .I’m quoted in the article quite extensively: For Garry Wise, founder of Toronto-based Wise Law Office, Mobilegeddon came in the middle ...

Wise Law Blog: eCourts in Canada

My post @SlawTips today looks at the calls for technological modernization of Canada’s court system. It may seem like equal parts pipe dream and unscheduled inevitability, but in the context of an acknowledged access to justice crisis in Canada, the call for technological modernization of our nation`s courts seems to be approaching critical mass.  What ...

Wise Law Blog: Will Microsoft’s Surface be the Tablet for Lawyers?

Though I’m a long-time Windows user, I’ve certainly done my best over the last couple of years to warm up to Apple’s clearly superior mobile and tablet products. To be sure, though,  I haven’t quite succeeded.  Subconsciously, I keep asking myself the same nagging question: “Why can’t I do all the stuff on my iPad that ...