Risk & Compliance
Legal firms are among the top three targets for cyber criminals looking for access to sensitive data which can then be exploited or sold on for financial reward.
A Verizon report suggested that 90% of successful cyberattacks were as a result of human error.
Being cyber resilient is just as much about your people as it is your technology. In recognition of the fact, the Cyber Essentials certification service was developed and launched to…
Technology has changed the working world and continues to do so as it evolves at a rapid speed. Law firms around the globe have seen a significant improvement in the speed and efficiencies of business processes, gained from IT advances over the past two decades.
iManage, the company dedicated to transforming how professionals work, today announced that Howard Kennedy LLPM – a forward-thinking UK law firm that provides straightforward advice to ambitious clients serving a domestic and international client base – has deployed iManage RAVN Insight to quickly find and access relevant information, improving knowledge management within the organization.
When it comes to choosing the right search reports for a property transaction, it is important to fully assess the requirements of each case to ensure the correct levels of risk assessment are undertaken at the outset.
Conducting the right due diligence is driven by a number of factors, including legislation, SRA compliance and guidance. Here, we provide some guidance on what you should consider when assessing which reports to use, based on three key environmental hazards that have the potential to prove costly, should the correct due diligence not occur:
An increasing number of legal firms are looking to the cloud to deliver cost-efficiencies and flexibility, and many are becoming more confident with providers’ IT security and datacentre compliance capabilities. This shows a marked change in the industry as the cloud market matures and providers such as Microsoft Azure and AWS start to offer a secure, viable cloud option to law firms.
When you share your documents and they leave the safety of your corporate network, you want to be sure you don’t accidentally share confidential information hidden in their metadata.
Thankfully, it’s fast and easy to make sure your Word documents and PDFs are secure. This illustrated tutorial shows you how to clean metadata from email attachments.
Ten10, the UK’s leading independent software testing company, is delighted to be named the fastest-growing, mid-sized business in Surrey, Sussex and Kent by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP.
BDO’s Best in Business Top 100 & Ones to Watch league table, compiled in association with leading mid-market private equity firm LDC, ranks companies in the Southern Home Counties with the highest growth in sales over three years.
You can delegate many of the responsibilities of a business owner that we have outlined, but the personal liability remains with you as a partner. Compliance with laws and regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679), anti-money laundering laws and other regulatory requirements (such as the SRA, RICS etc) are all crucial, and you must be confident you and your firm are managing the responsibilities appropriately. Make sure you are aware of who is responsible and address any gaps you may find.