Data Security

Protect your data and privacy with LEAP

Introducing Two-Factor Authentication

Data security remains a hot topic in the legal industry. The 2019 Small Law Industry Outlook found that 52% of legal practitioners surveyed have identified interception of email communication as the biggest security threat to their business and 60% believe that cyber security will be the top priority for the small law industry in 2019.

Legal practitioners have an ethical obligation to take reasonable precautions to safeguard their clients’ confidential information. LEAP is Australia’s only Legal Practice Management Software provider to offer law firms the added security of two-factor authentication. This extra layer of protection ensures that unauthorised persons outside your firm aren't accessing confidential data without authentication, alleviating the front-of-mind concerns of a security breach.

How does it work?

In order to prevent unauthorised access to your account, when users log in on a new computer, for example a laptop at home, they will be prompted to enter a one-time verification code sent to their mobile device. This second-factor code is also time-sensitive, meaning that anyone who intercepted the code would not be able to use it because it would no longer be valid. With LEAPs 2FA feature you are completely in control of who has access to your data.

You owe it to yourself and your clients to keep their information safe. We protect your firm’s highly-sensitive data, your credibility and your reputation.

Book a no obligation consultation now to discuss how LEAP can protect your firm’s data security.

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DATA PRIVACY UPDATE

How is your law firm protecting your client data from a breach?

The Notifiable Data Breaches scheme is now in effect in Australia and small law firms that are subject to the Privacy Act 1988 must now meet requirements under the NDB scheme. There are some exceptions, however the obligation falls on your firm to safeguard your client data.

Every law firm is collecting, storing and using client data in the daily provision of legal services. Regardless of your law firm’s size or revenue you are expected to protect this data from unauthorised access. If you are subject to the Privacy Act 1988 and your firm is an identified entity, you are now regulated to report eligible data breaches to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).

Our whitepaper How is your law firm protecting your client data from a breach? covers:

  • what constitutes an eligible data breach
  • what type of personal information has been involved in data breaches
  • the questions you need to ask yourself to ensure your firm has taken sufficient steps to protect your client data.

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GLOBAL DATA PRIVACY & AUSTRALIA

Will global privacy regulations affect your law firm?

What you need to know about the GDPR, the CLOUD Act and the NDB Scheme

International authorities are aligning the legal framework around personal data protection as the rise in online transactions is increasing the risk of data theft. Personal data is an asset to businesses and the emphasis now falls on business owners to protect the privacy rights of their customers.

This infographic presents a high-level look at the global tightening of data privacy laws and individual rights and what it means to Australian businesses and law firms.

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Simplify your IT

Small law firms rely on technology to provide data security in addition to efficient practice management software. LEAP provides legal practitioners with peace of mind that their data is secure. All data saved to LEAP is stored in world-class data centres - the same data centres as the big banks. Successful law firms simplify their IT by using a centralised system which safeguards client data.

Read our whitepaper to discover how your law firm can better utilise technology to work more efficiently and provide a secure environment to store and share client data.

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Webinar: How to protect your law firm from data breaches

35 per cent of data breaches are caused accidentally or intentionally by internal employees.

The risks involved in data security is now an enterprise-wide endeavour and every employee must understand the importance of data privacy. 90 per cent of Australian businesses are not aware of the volume of data that they manage and lack an understanding of the security processes required to safeguard this data.

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Information Security Policy

All your data is stored in Australian on AWS servers (the same servers used by the major banks), monitored 24/7 and has military-grade encryption.

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