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They Spy With Their One-Pixel Eye

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
January
2022
Column
, Page 44
Fighting back against tracking pixels, a new insidiously clever email tool used by spammers and scammers.

When One Screen Isn’t Enough

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
December
2021
Column
, Page 38
Options for expanding your computer screen’s real estate.

Nifty Office Updates

By Danielle DavisRoe
November
2021
Column
, Page 40
Microsoft 365 subscriptions that include Microsoft Office’s desktop applications come with frequent updates. This month, we bring you the best new features lawyers can put into practice today.

By Default

By Jeffrey S. Krause
October
2021
Column
, Page 48
When was the last time you checked your devices’ default apps?

Privatizing Your Tech

By Jeffrey S. Krause
September
2021
Column
, Page 40
Easy ways to protect yourself from malware creep and apps that want your personal data (including voice-controlled services like Alexa).

A New Practice HQ for Your Post-COVID-19 Practice

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
August
2021
Column
, Page 42
A helpful introduction to the ISBA’s updated Practice HQ.

Unveiling the ISBA’s recently updated PracticeHQ online platform

July
2021
Column
, Page 46

With Email, You Snooze, You Win?

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
July
2021
Column
, Page 46
Built-in and add-on features that transform your email program into to-do lists and time-management systems.

Improve Your Data Security by a Factor of Two

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
June
2021
Column
, Page 38
Two-factor identification is a simple way to secure data stored in online accounts.

Outsmarting COVID-19

By Danielle DavisRoe
May
2021
Column
, Page 40
Using technology to fight the coronavirus.

Are You Ready for Your Close-Up?

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
April
2021
Column
, Page 48
Upping your lighting and camera setup for virtual meetings. 

The Wi-Fi Is Coming From Inside the House

By Danielle DavisRoe
March
2021
Column
, Page 42
Is your home network as secure as you think it is? Better think again.

Write It Down: Everything Old Is New Again

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
February
2021
Column
, Page 38
Paper lives to see another day in the form of bullet journaling.

The Best Way to See 2020? In the Rearview Mirror!

By Danielle DavisRoe
January
2021
Column
, Page 44
Affinity Consulting Group had a front-row seat to how the pandemic changed the practice of law in 2020.

Valuable, Private, and Necessary

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
December
2020
Column
, Page 38
Virtual private networks you can take anywhere.

So, You’ve Become a Hermit

By Danielle DavisRoe
November
2020
Column
, Page 40
First steps when relocating your home office from the kitchen table.

Webcams: Seeing Is Believing

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
October
2020
Column
, Page 46
Hunting for a webcam? Read on.

Can You Hear Me Now?

By Danielle DavisRoe
September
2020
Column
, Page 44
Over the ear, in the ear, wired, or wireless—there’s a useful headset out there for you.

Weaving a Virtual Presence: Web Meetings

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
August
2020
Column
, Page 42
Getting acquainted with Zoom, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet.

Remember Me?

By Danielle DavisRoe
July
2020
Column
, Page 50
When reaching out to clients, consider their preferences and track their responses.

Making Websites “Visible” to All

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
June
2020
Column
, Page 38
While laws provide murky guidance on making websites accessible to people with disabilities, plenty of resources offer good advice.

Don’t Get Held Up by Ransomware

By Danielle DavisRoe
May
2020
Column
, Page 40
Sooner or later, you are going to be targeted by ransomware. Don’t fall for it.

Don’t Be a Cookie Monster

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
April
2020
Column
, Page 42
If you operate a website, become aware of the information it’s collecting from visitors.
1 comment (Most recent April 2, 2020)

Getting Out of the Office

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
March
2020
Column
, Page 48
How to tune out, tune in, and stay secure.

Charge Ahead

By Mark Riggleman
February
2020
Column
, Page 49
Create templates to improve your efficiency. Better yet, check out IllinoisBarDocs.
1 comment (Most recent February 27, 2020)

Better Drafting Through Templates and Automation

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
January
2020
Column
, Page 48
Create templates to improve your efficiency. Better yet, check out IllinoisBarDocs.

Part 2: Digital Signatures—Key Features

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
December
2019
Column
, Page 42
The pros, cons, and Digital-signature platforms provide powerful signing tools that integrate with software you already use of digital signatures.

Part 1: Digital Signatures—the Time Has Come

By Jeffrey R. Schoenberger
November
2019
Column
, Page 48
The pros, cons, and future of digital signatures.

How Safe Is Your PII?

By Erica Fujimoto
October
2019
Column
, Page 51
It’s time to assess the strength of your passwords. Now.

SMS SOS

By Cyara Hotopp
September
2019
Column
, Page 44
The do’s and don’ts of texting your clients.

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