October 2017 Table of Contents


Operations Management 
6 Tips for Law Firm Cybersecurity
By Chris Hogan 
The nature of the data law firms collect makes them an ample target for breaches. Here are security steps to take.

Special Feature 
Helping Houston
By Valerie A. Danner
It’s been described as a 1-in-1,000-year flood. Hurricane Harvey washed away much in its path. But left behind was a community lifted by generosity and support — and determination to rebuild.

Operations Management 
Don't Assume Your Data Isn't at Risk
By Stephen Cole
As legal markets continue to shift, outsourcing can provide some stability. 


Big Ideas: ALA Executive Director's Letter
Coming Together

BP Perspective: Insights From a Business Partner 
Telecommuting Doesn't Mean the Wild Wild West ... Unless You Let It

Insure Your Success: Practical Tips You Need
7 Questions to Find the Right Broker

Test Drive: Gadget Reviews with Bill and Phil
Amazon Echo Show Brings a Nice Touch

Thinking Out Cloud: Translating Tech to Business
Data Security and Dictation Efficiency Can Go Hand-in-Hand


Facts and Stats
Quick Industry Takes

Industry News: Legal Management Updates 
Can Your Firm Win the War Against "Wares"?

Tips and Trends: Industry Advice and Developments 
Corporate Clients Are Zeroing In on Outside Counsel for Cybersecurity


ALA Faces: Member and Chapter News
Anniversaries, Awards and Appointments
Jerry Brown, ALA Visionary, Passes Away