Best data protection practices your legal firm can implement from Sprout IT

Resource - 04/12/2019 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management, Practice Management

Now that we are 18 months into the passing of the General Data Protection Regulations the legal sector have three strong motivators (other than their own desire to offer the highest level of professional services) to protect their data....

Email security seminar: The best way to prevent phishing

Event - 09/09/2019 : Central London, Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management, Practice Management, Workshops and seminars

Phishing is the most significant cyber threat to the UK Legal Sector.

How do we know?

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) worked together with the Law Society, SRA, National Crime...

Sprout It legal summer social

Event - 06/08/2019 : Greater London, Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Networking and social events, Practice Management, Practice Management

It's time - our favourite time of the year is here and we are ready to celebrate it with a lovely summery outdoor soiree!

Come join us for some serious fun, a few summery cocktails, network with your peers, meet some Sprouts and have a...

What can law firms do to reduce the chances of a successful data breach?

Event - 10/06/2019 : Central London, Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management, Workshops and seminars

In the aftermath of headline-grabbing cyber attacks, managing partners in law firms and Barristers' Chambers around the world have been posing the same question to their firm’s IT leaders:

“Could this happen to us?”...

Sprout IT: Mobile and phone security for legal – What are the greatest threats?

News Article - 08/01/2019 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Solicitors and lawyers often spend a great deal of their time out of the office; in court, at clients’ premises, and so on. That means you’re often away from your desk and instead carry out important phone calls and conduct important...

Cyber resilience – the six biggest threats right now for legal

Resource - 12/11/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management

Cyber resilience – the ability to withstand both attacks on your computer network and attempts to steal valuable client data – is a business priority which an increasing number of legal firms in London and UK depend on us for year...

Sprout IT: The legal IT landscape right now

News Article - 06/11/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management

As 2018 draws to a close, many in the legal sector will remember it as the year of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In the six months prior to its introduction, we sensed a growing concern within solicitors’ practices and...

Sprout IT discuss how to build a solid cyber resilient reputation online

News Article - 05/11/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

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...

Cyber safety rules for legal

Resource - 03/10/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Technology

By Fiona Hamilton, head of client services, Sprout IT

Given the highly sensitive nature of the data held on individuals and companies by legal firms, solicitors’ practices and barristers’ chambers often find themselves...

Sprout September Soiree

Event - 18/09/2018 : Central London, Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Networking and social events, Risk & Compliance, Technology

SAVE THE DATE!

Back to school, back to business - Sprout IT is ready to get the season started with some drinks and socialising.

Come and join us for a social networking event, have a drink (or two) and chat with colleagues and...

Case study: LLM Criminal Defence Solicitors and Sprout IT

Case Study - 21/08/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Finance, Risk & Compliance

About Sprout IT

Sprout IT enable law firms & barristers’ chambers to achieve competitive advantage and peace of mind, through the innovative use of best-of-breed technology, focussed cyber security and resilience...

GDPR and the cloud

Resource - 21/08/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Solicitors’ practices and barristers’ chambers moving their information to the cloud have a choice, the most popular two of which are the public cloud or the private cloud.

In the era of GDPR and in a time when cyber-...

Best data privacy practices for the legal industry

Resource - 15/08/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Data privacy has always been a critical area of importance for solicitors’ practices and barristers’ firms.

All the work you perform for each client and the information they share with you is protected by the confidentiality...

Data protection law basics – 10 things your legal firm should look out for

Resource - 06/08/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Solicitors’ practices and barristers’ chambers’ databases, by the very nature of what they do, contain highly sensitive information of a very personal nature on the lives of thousands of clients that must be protected at all...

GDPR – how’s it going for legal so far?

Resource - 26/07/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

The 25th of May was a significant date for many business owners around the country and the legal sector was no different. 

We had endured years of build-up to this point – that build-up included fear-mongering, speculation, and...