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KLBC Activities Report for August 2012

07 August 2012 Pupils Introduction Session Organised by the KL Bar Pupils Welfare Committee, the introduction session for August was held on 07 August 2012. The session, attended by 100 pupils, was led by Harleen Kaur (Leena) and Jason Kong. Pupils were briefed on the structure of the Malaysian Bar and the KL Bar, the election to both the Bar Council and the KL Bar Committee and highlights of the Malaysian Bar. The introduction session included a session for pupils to raise issues and problems faced by them during their period of pupillage and also to come up with possible solutions. The issues raised and possible solutions suggested by the pupils at this session were:
No Issue Possible Solution 1. Ethics Course - have already done so during CLP so why duplicate ·Abolish the Examination 2. Lack of guidance from Master ·Come up with guidelines/rules for Masters on how to treat pupils 3. Rules of Court ·Organise briefings for pupils only 4. Transcribing - takes too long ·Allocate more tim…

Monthly ITCC Tips - September 2012

Keeping information safe online and in the cloud Wired writer Mat Honan was subject to an epic hacking attack that took over his Google account, compromised his Twitter account and led to his AppleID account being accessed and used to remotely wipe both his iPhone and his iPad. On August 5, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak expressed his own wariness of the cloud. In light of this, Relaxnews asked security expert Christopher Boyd, senior threat researcher at GFI Software, for tips on keeping information safe online and in the cloud.

The effects of a hack of the nature Mat Honan suffered can have far-reaching consequences. “The biggest impact here is the loss of invaluable personal data,” says Christopher Boyd. “Money can often be recovered, fraudulent purchases can be addressed but the loss of photographs and work related material can be devastating.”

How to ensure you don’t lose data

To safeguard against the loss of invaluable data, Boyd recommends individuals back up their information o…

KLYLC Buka Puasa on 14.08.2012

The KL Bar Young Lawyers Committee (KLYLC) organised a Buka Puasa on 14 August 2012 at a Malay styled restaurant (with attap roof and all) in the middle of KL called “Tupai-Tupai.” It was surrounded by greenery and there were even some chickens (in cages) at the entrance to the restaurant. It really gave the place a “kampong” feel to it and sent a subtle message to patrons that you have already “balik kampong” by just going there.
At about 7pm, the place started to fill up with patrons and young lawyers from the Bar. This year we were joined by the young engineers from the Young Professional Alliance (YPA) who booked a table just next to ours.  It was a good turnout with about 30 people, many of whom were attending for the first time. What was unexpected was the amount of fellowship and catching up occurring at this event. The food was good but many were happily chatting away rather than “lapping up” the buffet. Many new friendships were forged and old ones strengthened.

Everyone had …