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The Difference Between Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery For Law Firms

Research in the UK by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DSMC) discovered that “32% of UK businesses have faced a cyberattack or data breach in the past year.” What does this mean for your law firm or healthcare organization? Law firms need to be prepared for a cyberattack or a natural disaster.…
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Will Your Company Data Backups Protect You If You Suffer A Ransomware Attack?

Backups of your company’s data will protect it from a ransomware attack, right? Maybe not. Recently the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) updated its regulations on what companies need to do after they suffer a ransomware attack. The guidelines were updated following incidents of ransomware attacks in which the company backups and encrypted data…
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Coronavirus Leads To Increase In Remote Workforce & Increased Potential For Data Breaches

Coronavirus is leading to thousands of workers staying home and work remotely. If you’re doing this, is your company’s data protected? The IT consultants from WareGeeks Solutions sees this as a trend. WareGeeks Solutions’ owner, Seth Melendez says, “For many, the infrastructure is not there for the remote workforce and cybersecurity protocols are low to…
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Change Your Legal Teams’ Mindset About CyberSecurity

In many law firms and healthcare organizations, staff and even company principles, believe the steps necessary to enhance cybersecurity and protect customer data and legal documents are more of a “nuisance” than a necessity. As the head of your law firm, you need to change that mindset. Your staff may not realize it, but a…
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What Goes Into A Healthcare Organization’s BCDR Plan?

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) planning should be front of mind for every healthcare organization. As cybersecurity experts, the team at WareGeeks Solutions understands that running a healthcare organization or medical office is stressful enough without adding worries about a cyber attack. As a savvy healthcare administrator though you need to understand that BCDR…
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3 Ways To Prevent Ransomware

According to a report published by Datto on the state of channel ransomware which surveyed more than 1,400 MSPs around the world, it was found that more than 85% of all MSPs agreed that “ransomware was the most common malware threat to small to medium-sized businesses.” We know, from our talks with small to medium-sized…
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Why Your Law Firm Isn’t Safe From A Cyber Attack

Cyber Attacks Against Law Firms: Did you know – One of the best ways to protect your law firm from a cyber attack is to have: strong passwords, be up-to-date on antivirus software and all patches and to have implemented best practices for your small to medium-sized business? More than 60% of all data breaches…
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How To Protect Your Law Firm From A Ransomware Attack

Law firms can fall victim to a ransomware attack just as any other small to medium-sized business can. Ransomware attacks — it can happen to literally anyone. If you’re not working with a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) specialist your firm and its sensitive client data could be at risk of a ransomware attack.…
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Law Firms Need To Take Business Continuity Planning Seriously

Business Continuity Planning – Law firms are not protected from a potential cyber attack. In fact, cybercriminals are looking for easy targets for their ransomware, phishing and other criminal online activities and law firms are falling into those cross hairs. The reason law firms are being faced with more frequent cyber attacks is because many…
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Legal Firms Can Protect Accounts By Creating Security Passphrases

Does your legal firm require staffers and attorneys to use spaces in passwords? Does your legal staff use passphrases to create strong passwords? Is anyone at your legal firm still using “password123” as a password? If you answered “yes” to the first two questions, congratulations, you’re on your way to great password health. If you…
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