Vertex celebrates 10 years of outstanding IT solutions for law firms in the Greater Toronto Area

In 2008, the Global financial crisis was at its peak, the Detroit Red Wings won the Stanley Cup, and Tyler Sanders founded Vertex Solutions Corporation. A lot has changed since then. The Canucks almost won the Cup, the world economy recovered, and despite the breakneck pace of business technology evolution, Vertex exceeded customer expectations and grew its list of services.

Making sure Canadian law firms are compliant with PIPEDA

Have you received a lot of “We’ve updated our privacy policy” messages from websites, apps, and other online or mobile services lately? That’s the world adjusting to the GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, the European Union law that took effect last May 25. GDPR is a set of rules governing data privacy and protection for EU citizens, as well as the export of personal data outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA).

But long before the GDPR, we Canadians passed PIPEDA, or the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, which became law in April 2000. That was our government’s way of safeguarding our citizens' data.

Beware of Cloud Sprawl…

Cloud computing has been a major development in the small business world, but it isn’t without its fair share of challenges. The cloud has been a godsend in terms of taking work on the go, streamlining productivity, and improving workflow. However, there is one tiny problem.

4 Key Benefits of vCIOs For Law Firms

The reason any business invests in technology is to solve problems, increase efficiency, and enhance productivity. In recent years, law firms have experienced a renewed focus on technology upgrades that aid security and enhance their operations.

But it’s important to examine how these upgrades are being made, and who is in charge of them.

How Document Management Solutions Can Help Your Legal Practice

The success of any legal firm depends on its ability to achieve the desired outcome for its clients while protecting client information in the process. At the same time, few industries generate as much paperwork as those operating in the legal sector.

With no shortage of red tape, case files, and an overabundance of other data both in physical and digital forms, the scope for losing something important is shockingly high, at least if you don’t have a reliable system for keeping everything organized.

Why Office 365’s Data Loss Prevention Is Essential for Lawyers

Canadian law dictates strict standards on how companies should manage sensitive data like patient health information (PHI), personally identifiable information (PII), and any financial information.

To comply with regulations and to safeguard the future of your business, you need to take some extra steps to prevent potentially sensitive data from being inadvertently disclosed.