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A Legal Professional’s Guide to Securing Your Home Network [Webinar]

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Find out how lawyers can minimize cybersecurity risks when working from home from Sharon D. Nelson, Esq. and Michael C. Maschke in this 30-minute installment of Webinars for Busy Lawyers.


More and more lawyers are working from home for a variety of reasons. No matter what the reason, it is imperative that you have a secure computing environment, which includes your home network.

Do you know how to enable encryption for your wireless network and which one of the encryption protocols you should use? This session will cover the considerations and choices for Wi-Fi security, best practices for router configurations, future technologies, and more.


Presentation slides are available for download here.


About the Experts

Sharon D. Nelson, Esq. is President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., a digital forLegal Professional’s Guide to Securing Your Home Network-censics, cybersecurity and information technology firm in Fairfax, Virginia.

Ms. Nelson is the author of the noted electronic evidence blog, Ride the Lightning, and is a co-host of the Legal Talk Network podcast series called “The Digital Edge: Lawyers and Technology” as well as “Digital Detectives.”

She is a frequent author (seventeen books published by the ABA and hundreds of articles) and speaker on legal technology, cybersecurity and electronic evidence topics. She was the President of the Virginia State Bar June 2013 – June 2014 and a past President of the Fairfax Law Foundation.

She may be reached at


Michael C. Maschke is the Chief Executive Officer at Sensei Enterprises, Inc. Mr. Maschke holds a degree in Telecommunications from James Madison University. Mr. Maschke is an EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), a Certified Computer Examiner (CCE #744), a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), an AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE), and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

He is an associate member of the American Bar Association and has spoken at the American Bar Association’s TECHSHOW conference on the subject of cybersecurity. He is currently an active member of the ABA’s Law Practice Division: Technology Core Group and is on the Fairfax Law Foundation Board of Directors. Mr. Maschke is a 2019 Fastcase 50 award recipient.

He is also a co-author of Information Security for Lawyers and Law Firms, a book published by the ABA in 2006 and The 2008-2020 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guides (American Bar Association, 2008 – 2020).

He can be reached at


Related Resources:

Working with Tech from Home Efficiently, Ethically, and Securely in the Legal Profession (Mass LOMAP Guest Post)

Home Wi-Fi Security Tips – 5 Things to Check Now (Sophos)

CATEGORIES: Ethics | Law Firm Management | Risk Management | Technology | Webinars for Busy Lawyers
TAGS: cybersecurity / data security / protection

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