I recently had the opportunity to speak at iManage Connect Live 2018.  The presentation called “iManage Work Security 101: What you Need to Know Before Moving to Work 10 or the Cloud” provided a fundamental understanding of iManage security considerations. Here, I will focus on Work 10 best practices in 3 areas: Authentication Communication Encryption…

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Attorneys have been trained to reject risk.  Many spend their lives advising how to avoid mistakes, or counseling clients who have already made them. However, what is the impact of being risk averse to technology innovation?  Firms that do not embrace digital transformation will be squeezed on profitability, growth and future opportunity.  This could present…

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With Microsoft’s cloud solution there seems to be a dizzying array of options to secure data, with new ones coming out all the time.  There is Azure Site Recovery (ASR), Azure Information Protection (AIP), Customer Key (new and not fully rolled out), Azure BitLocker, Key Vault, and the list goes on. Some of these solutions…

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Given the constantly evolving threats, document management system (DMS) security is an increased priority.  While many organizations are migrating to a cloud based DMS to address concerns, others fear giving up control and having an outside entity house their data.  However, where both camps come together is agreeing a DMS security breach would be catastrophic,…

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AI is coming in iManage Work 10.1 As the legal DMS market eagerly awaits the release of iManage Work 10.1 expected in December 2017, for the first time in a long while customers will have a choice as to whether to continue to run the legacy IDOL platform or set their sights on the next…

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In my travels as a network engineer I often hear the question, “What is AppAssure?”  The simple answer is that AppAssure is a comprehensive backup solution, but that is only telling half the story. When installed with a replication partner AppAssure is a very robust system for backup, replication and disaster recovery. Here’s how it…

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For those of you not familiar with ILTA (International Legal Technology Association) it is an association that is made up of technologists, administrators, attorneys and anyone else who has an interest in how technology is shaping the way law firms do business.  As a Gold Sponsor, Adaptive Solutions has a long history of engaging with…

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When attempting to change values on a user object in 365 with DirSync enabled you are told that ‘This user is synchronized with your local Active Directory. Some details can be edited only through your local Active Directory’.  So, you fire up Active Directory, change the last name, display name, add the new SMTP proxy…

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Default values aren’t always correct!  A custom Receive Connector was installed on an Exchange 2013 Server and Hub Transport, and the default value under Role, was used.  The connector worked, but caused a conflict with the default Receive Connector which wasn’t noticed until Cumulative Update 8 was applied.  About half way through the update the process…

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Cut the Clutter with Office 365 As a hosted desktop provider, we are acutely aware of the issue a lot of us are having with the increasing deluge of email.  There are many tips and tricks out there for getting to the elusive “Inbox Zero,” but for many of us that is simply a bridge…

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