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Useful iPad Apps For Your Law Practice

January 22nd, 2014

If you’re like other attorneys today, you use your iPad during trials, depositions and when on the go. In fact, an iPad can be an extremely useful tool as long as proper security measures are in place to ensure sensitive data remains protected. There are thousands of apps available to increase your productivity wherever you are.

“Smart” Appliances Now Pose a Global Malicious IT Threat!

January 21st, 2014

You’re probably aware of the malicious activity waiting to attack your computer and smartphone. But have you ever worried about the security of your home appliances? An Internet security firm recently discovered a global cyber-attack involving more than 100,000 consumer gadgets, including home-networking routers, televisions, and a “smart” refrigerator.

Law Firms and The BYOD Trend: How to Manage Potential Security Risks

January 20th, 2014

Law firms are rapidly adopting the “bring your own device” trend to improve productivity and efficiencies. But there’s a problem — Using BYOD can impact your law firm’s security.  This can be addressed by creating BYOD policies. It’s critical to define your employee rights and appropriate use of mobile devices in order to protect your firm’s security.

New Year, New Security Measures

January 19th, 2014

Protect Your Business From McAfee’s Predicted Security Threats.

If you’re wondering what security threats to look out for in the New Year, McAfee released its security predictions for 2014. The report states that:

Mobile devices will be a the biggest target for attackers,
Ransomware is quickly becoming more sophisticated, and
Social sites are being leveraged to steal users’ financial information.

Defend Yourself When Using Information Technology.

January 19th, 2014

IT has transformed today’s law firm.  Attorneys can now use technology to quickly and efficiently obtain and share legal information to boost their firm’s overall productivity. As the managing partner of your firm, you must know how to use technology without compromising clients’ confidential information.

Simple Security Tips To Protect Your Law Firm’s Confidential Data

January 18th, 2014

Most law firms are beginning to recognize the importance of strong data security practices, especially as breaches have become more common in the past few years. Data loss and theft can lead to substantial financial penalties and reputational damage. It’s critical to implement proper security measures to avoid a potential data breach.

Breaking IT News: Microsoft Announces They Will Provide Anti-Malware For XP Through July 14, 2015. However It Will Still Be Risky To Use.

January 17th, 2014

(January 17, 2014) — Microsoft announced yesterday that it will continue to provide anti-malware for Windows XP through July 14, 2015. However, it’s still important to note that after April 8, 2014:

Microsoft will technically stop supporting the Windows XP operating system.