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Cyberhackers Benefiting During COVID-19

Entrepreneurs have been focused on holding their businesses together, facing office shutdowns, setting up a remote workforce and likely facing lower-than-planned for quarterly income during the COVID-19 crisis. In the meantime, though cyberhackers have been having a field day. Cyberhackers benefiting during COVID-19 because of the quick shift from in-office to remote workers. Cybercriminals and…
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Coronavirus Highlighted Need For Crisis Management Plan

The coronavirus pandemic highlighted crisis management plan needs in the legal, accounting and healthcare fields. All business owners were faced with rapidly changing events, a switch from in-office staff to a remote workforce and to strains on the IT staff. Coronavirus highlighted the need for crisis management plan and brought to light any gaps in…
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How To Avoid Crisis Management Plan Mistakes

When your law firm and its partners and IT team worked on the firm’s crisis management plan, also known as a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) is the go-to when disaster strikes. Disaster can come in the form of fire, flood, vandalism or something like #coronavirus. How to avoid crisis management plan mistakes —…
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Are you preparing for post-COVID-19 Business Continuity Planning?

Law firm, accounting practices, and healthcare office staff we work with are tired of hearing about COVID-19. The impacts coronavirus has had, and continues to have on businesses need to be addressed especially as the country “opens up.”Your company’s post-COVID-19 business continuity planning success depends on the steps you’re taking now. The coronavirus is not…
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BCDRs Assist In Crisis Management

In the first part of this series, we wrote about how law firms, accounting, and medical practices can help recover from a disaster by following their crisis management plan. In this article, we share how BCDRs assist in crisis management because it helps a business owner be proactive. The business continuity and disaster recovery plan…
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How To Draft A Business Continuity Plan For Your Firm

At its most basic a business continuity plan will “outline the instructions and procedures your law firm needs to follow when faced with a disaster (flood, cyberattack, fire or coronavirus pandemic).” This proactively initiated and implemented plan gives your business its strongest chance of surviving the disaster. It’s rare that a business or individual gets…
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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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Business Continuity 101: Prepare A Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery (BCDR) Plan

You never know when disaster might strike your business. Whether in the form of a natural disaster or in a ransomware attack, your business needs to have a business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) plan in place. You don’t want to wonder IF a ransomware or other cybersecurity attack will occur, but WHEN and when…
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Is Your Company In Compliance With California’s New Consumer Privacy Regulations?

As we started off the new year, the California Consumer Privacy Act was getting underway. The Act, at its most basic, is a way to offer protection to consumers. It lets the consumer know what information will and will not be sold and to whom and offers the consumer the ability to opt-out of having…
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