Right from real estate to the automotive industry, from retail business to education, use of technology is notable and indispensable. The judiciary systems all over the world are not lagging behind in this aspect. Though machine cannot provide as good a judgment as a human can, technology can inevitably affect the judgment positively or negatively, depending on how it is utilized. However, use of technology has provided the lawyers, especially the Real Estate Lawyers India enough protection regarding compliance and security threats, whether it is a residential or commercial transaction, estate planning or litigation. Use of technology has resulted in exciting times and faster results.
The troubling trends
Modern lawyers, whether it is Property Dispute Lawyers India or any other, are experiencing a few troubling trends. Over the years and especially in the recent years there has been an increasing predominance of digital scams such as malware and wire instructions scams to separate money from the lenders and individuals. There has also been widespread use of sophisticated techniques by cons to steal money from the operating accounts and trusts of the law ﬁrms. Apart from that increasingly complex regulatory requirement for real estate transactions regarding mortgage ﬁnancing and emphasis on best practices and high standards are also notable.
Need for implementation of technology
With such a trendsetting scenario, it has become vitally important for the Property Dispute Lawyers to get familiarized with the latest technology and implement these in their practice to safeguard them. It is especially required by these practitioners to ensure that they are meeting the set standards of TRID. It is obligatory for all lawyers to comply with the rule expressed in the Truth in Lending Act or Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act Integrated Disclosure. Apart from that lawyers must also abide by the regulations as laid down by the land title association, professional code of conduct and others.
Two factor authentications
TFA creates an added layer of security and protection for the Property dispute lawyer. Google calls this two-factor authentication as “2-Step Veriﬁcation,” and emphasizes on unauthorized access to Gmail or any other Google account by the hackers. It now requires a unique code while accessing any account or attempting to make an access to a new computer. This code is sent to the mobile phone via text, via mobile app or a voice call. The system can be set so that it requires this code for the ﬁrst time access to the Google account on any one of your trusted computers. That means anyone else trying to access from a different computer will need to enter the code.
Protecting mobile devices
In order to provide in-depth defense, it is required by a Real estate dispute lawyer to keep their mobile devices well protected, whether it is a smartphone, laptops or a flash drive. It is also required to be very careful while accessing Wi-Fi networks in any public place such as a local coffee shop, a hotel that offers free Wi-Fi, airport, or restaurants. There may be sniffers out in these places that will immediately access the necessary information when you access your online banking system to check the balance in your account.
Other safety tips
You can use the Virtual Private Network or VPN when you access a sensitive account and make sure that this is a well-established and reliable personal VPN provider. When you use such a service, all your data is encrypted providing an extra layer of security to your data and communications thereby making it virtually impossible for the hackers to steal the information. Make sure that you keep multiple back-ups of your valuable data.
Amy Jones is the lead legal expert at Ahlawat & Associates, who is one of the best Mergers and acquisitions law firms in India, She is a passionate writer and loves to help peoples in all aspects of legal terms. You can follow her on Twitter.