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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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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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Security Breaches: Who Is At Fault?

“Ring” doorbells and other doorbell security devices were sold with the “promise” of making your home more secure, allowing you to see who was at your door whether you were home or not and to help protect packages left at your doorstep from “porch pirates.” Who, then, is at fault when these security devices fail…
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What Is CyberSecurity?

There is so much talk swirling around cybersecurity. Companies and individuals need to protect themselves and have practices and technologies in place to prevent a cyberattack. Do you, or the members of your team, understand cybersecurity? When we work with our clients, we explain what cybersecurity is, how to protect against it and what measures…
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Are Your Servers Safe From A Ransomware Attack?

Just when you think your business is safe from a cybersecurity attack, hackers have now developed a new type of ransomware called PureLocker. In an article on ZDNet it notes: PureLocker ransomware appears to have links to some of the most prolific and active cybercriminal operations. It is considered an unconventional form of ransomware and…
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How Will Cybersecurity Impact Your Small Business?

If you believe you or your business could never be impacted by a cybersecurity breach or ransomware attack, please think again. Any business, of any size, or individuals, can be the victim of a cyber-attack or to a hacker hijacking your accounts or your website or blog. Here are ways in which a business owner…
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Protect Yourself When Shopping Online: 5 Tips

Will you be one of the millions of Americans who shops online this holiday season? If you said, “yes” you’re not alone. More than 90% of all Americans report to shopping online. With that plethora of people shopping online, cybercriminals have stolen more than $16 billion from more than 15 million online shopping Americans. That…
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How To Keep Your Smart Home Safe: Alexa & Google Tips

This is a cautionary tale about how to protect yourself, your home and your Internet passwords. Don’t let yourself become vulnerable and a statistic of a cyber attack. How to keep your smart home safe: Alexa & Google tips are common sense, but many of them may not be something you’ve given any thought to…
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Why You Need To Use Strong Passwords

Who was responsible for the Equifax data breach? While the buck usually stops with whoever is in charge, I place the onus on this particular circumstance on the IT Engineers, not executive management. Does someone need to tell you to do your job properly? Come on… “admin” was the password? There could be a plausible…
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Would Your Company Survive A Ransomware Attack?

 Ransomware attacks — it can happen to literally anyone. Well, anyone who isn’t working with an IT consultant or IT security firm that works with you to assure your company is protected from this type of insidious Internet attack. Ask yourself these Internet security questions about your company: What is your post-attack plan company-wide? Does…
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