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    Witness a Live Computer Hack at Solo & Small Firm Conference Next Week

    Understand what it takes to defend your firm from cyber threats. Watch live as a “cybercriminal” hacks into a computer network and demonstrates common vulnerabilities.
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    Oct 18, 2017 – Ransomware, phishing, hacks via social media, and other data breaches are expensive cybersecurity lessons for solo practices and small firms.

    What does it take to defend your practice and your firm from cyber threats? Watch live as a “cybercriminal” hacks into a computer network – and learn where your vulnerabilities are. It's all part of the plenary session "Don’t Be a Target: Cybersecurity," with Joseph Granneman, founder and CEO of illumination.io, a cybersecurity consulting firm that focuses on defending, detecting, and preventing cyber attacks.

    The session takes place Oct. 26 at the 2017 Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, which runs Oct. 26-28.

    Granneman will show how quickly and easily a cybercriminal can get your information and demonstrate phishing, a web server attack, and how easily he can "crack" a password.

    Learn easy and no-cost tips to protect valuable information. From password strength to encryption to wireless considerations, you will come away with strategies you can use immediately.

    Strengthening Wisconsin’s Solo and Small-Firm Attorneys

    The Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference helps you face unique challenges in your practice every day – from having to stay on top of changes (often to multiple practice areas) to running the business side of your firm.

    The conference is a chance to learn from fellow attorneys, share your successes and setbacks, swap stories, and establish referral relationships. Visit exhibitors at the Legal Expo for tools, services, and ideas to keep your practice thriving. Learn strategies for feeling better, working smarter, and reducing stress. And charge your devices while enjoying a break at the Practice411 Tech Lounge.

    Take the time to relax and unwind at the reception on Thursday evening. And make new and valuable connections by signing up for a dine-around with a conference speaker or planning committee member at a Wisconsin Dells restaurant.

    Earn Up to 15.5 Credits – and Up to 8 More Via Webcasts after the Conference

    Choose from CLE topics you won’t find anywhere else as you learn essential strategies and time-tested techniques for propelling yourself to success. Experience three days of CLE, plus access to recorded sessions after the conference ends.

    Earn up to 15.5 credits, as well as up to 9.5 EPR credits.

    New this year, the Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners grants credit for lawyer awareness and understanding (LAU) and law practice management (LPM) credit. Choose from 15 different sessions to earn up to 6.0 LPM credits and up to 3.5 LAU credits.

    For more information on LAU and LPM credits, see the Notice on wicourts.gov and Your Guide to Earning, Tracking, and Reporting CLE in this issue of InsideTrack.

    As a special bonus, attendees will have the opportunity after the conference to watch webcasts of selected programs recorded at the conference – earning up to 8.0 additional credits at no extra charge.

    First-time Attendees Save $50 on Registration

    First-time registrant? Take $50 off the regular tuition rate of $349.

    Become an Ultimate Pass Gold subscriber and get free tuition, or use the Ultimate Pass Silver, which gives you 50-percent off tuition.

    To register:

    • Register on WisBar’s Marketplace (credit card or Ultimate Pass only)

    • Phone: (800) 728-7788 (credit card or Ultimate Pass only)

    • Fax: (608) 250-6020 (credit card or Ultimate Pass only)

    • Mail: State Bar PINNACLE Registrations, P.O. Box 7158, Madison, WI 53707-7158 (check, credit card, passbooks, or Ultimate Pass)

    At the Kalahari Resort

    Bring your family for a mini-vacation at the Kalahari Resort & Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells. Ideally located in the heart of Wisconsin, the Kalahari Resort features a 27-hole golf club, spa, dining, retail shopping, movie theater, and waterparks. To reserve your room, call (877) 253-5466.




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