Mike McBride

Mike McBride has been blogging since 2001, starting with what was, in essence, a blog about technology and being a One-Man IT Department. Over the years, his career has taken some twists and turns, as well as my interests, so now you will find blog posts covering everything from Social Networking, Law firms and Litigation Support, Travel, Training and yes, he's still writing about technology! He's even branched out into Photography and Sports Talk.

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While watching the Alex Winter film about the Panama Papers, this quote stood out to me given all of the talk about the “dangers” of encryption. While working with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists in the early days of investigating the data leaked from Mossack Fonseca law firm, the importance of not letting anyone know that the data had leaked, or that it was all being investigated, they lived with this slogan: “Shut Up…
Innovation Tips and Priorities for Mid-sized Law Firms UNPREPARED FOR THE DEEPFAKE? Beware “secure DNS” scam targeting website owners and bloggers How E-Discovery Software Is Helping Battle COVID-19 Let Yourself Be Unproductive. At Least for a Little While. Detroit police … Continued The post What I’m Sharing (weekly) July 5, 2020 appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
I’ve been thinking about this when it comes to law firms rusing to “get back to normal”. Are they considering what happens to staff with kids who may or may not be going to daycare over the Summer, let alone … Continued The post Linked: In the Covid-19 Economy, You Can Have a Kid or a Job. You Can’t Have Both. appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like…
Sarah Anderson lays out one area where being a “know-it-all” is actually pretty dangerous. Unfortunately, many cybersecurity professionals either refuse or fail to accept the basic premise that he/she does not and cannot know everything. This failure or refusal is … Continued The post Do You Know Any Know-It-Alls? appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
New Hampshire removes mental health questions from bar application Taking care about time and place data in eDiscovery – things may not be as simple as they seem – Is that GPS location really accurate? Five Tips for Speaking Virtually … Continued The post What I’m Sharing (weekly) – June 28, 2020 appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
I think the headline is a bit sensationalist, given that the results come from a survey where the context is all of the things you are worried about right now, so the respondents are considering things much more immediate to … Continued The post Linked: Only 31% of Americans concerned with data security, despite 400% rise in cyberattacks appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing…
I wanted to share this article for two reasons: 1. If you haven’t already done some of these things with your employees working remotely, now would be a good time to do so. 2. If you look at what needed … Continued The post Linked: It’s more than giving ‘em a laptop: Operational & Security Considerations for Supporting the Remote Workforce appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like…