Sprout IT warn of new ransomware and explain how to avoid attack

News Article - 03/11/2017 : Bad Rabbit, cyber attack, cybersecurity, Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, ransomware, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

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Sprout IT infographic: Bad Rabbit – A new ransomware

Resource - 03/11/2017 : Bad Rabbit, cyber attack, cybersecurity, Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, ransomware, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

There's a new ransomware and want you to be safe ...

Bad Rabbit is the third major spread of malware this year and it can cause serious damage to your business. Understand the facts and learn how to prepare by taking a...

Parliament cyber attacks prove passwords are no longer fit for purpose says Nasstar

Resource - 20/07/2017 : cloud services, cyber attack, cybersecurity, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Risk & Compliance, Technology

In cybersecurity, as with life in general, the temptation to stick with the status quo frequently triumphs over attempts to move on, upgrade and advance. Each time we witness a major data breach, malware outbreak or similar, reports describe it...

Ascertus: Lawyers must recognise the value of their data and take security precautions

Resource - 06/02/2017 : corporate legal, cyber attack, cybersecurity, document management, email management, Hosted systems, legal it, Risk & Compliance, Technology

This article was originally an Ascertus guest blog by Richard De Vere, principal consultant, The AntiSocial Engineer Limited.

Whilst content in our 9 – 5 employment, slightly resentful that...

Commercial IT Services: Cybercrime is hitting firms like yours. Don’t be an easy target.

Resource - 19/01/2017 : cyber attack, cyber attacks, cyber crime, cyber risk, cybersecurity, Internet of things, internet security, Risk & Compliance, Technology

The risk of cybercrime is a growing concern for the legal sector says Craig Tomes, senior business development manager at Commercial IT Services. Holding sensitive data and significant sums of client money, law firms are a tempting target for IT...

Aerohive has announced a security solution to protect networks from IoT attacks

News Article - 17/01/2017 : Bring your own device, BYOD, cyber attack, Cyber security, government, Government Technology survey, Internet of things. internet security, IoT, wireless networks, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Aerohive has detailed its Internet of Things (IoT) security solution for Wi-Fi and wired networks. Built on Aerohive’s Software Defined LAN (SD-LAN), Aerohive’s solution helps protect networks from attacks, such as the October 16th...

How to catch a phish by Richard Hill, Stepien Lake

Blog post - 19/04/2016 : cyber attack, cybersecurity, email, Legal Practice Management, phish, practice management, Richard Hill, stepien lake, Practice Management

This blog post was also featured as a column in the April 2016 issue of Legal Practice...

Cyber security - a growing threat

Resource - 01/04/2016 : cyber attack, Cyber security, data, IT, risk, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Not a day goes by without a story concerning cyber security, from phishing attacks against individuals and corporations to hacks of accounts and networks. This is a situation unlikely to change in the near future.

And the cost is not just...

Who is your weakest link? by Richard Hill, Stepien Lake

Blog post - 17/03/2016 : cyber attack, General, human behaviour, Legal Practice Management, practice management, Richard Hill, Social engineering, stepien lake, Practice Management

This blog post was also featured as a column in the March 2016 issue of Legal Practice Management magazine...

Solicitors beware - the devil's in the detail. Fraud is becoming more common

Resource - 13/11/2015 : cyber attack, fraud, fraud prevention service, SRA, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

The UK’s fraud prevention service, Cifas, recently reported that recorded fraud increased by 25 per cent last year and that the legal sector has become a particularly attractive target for fraudsters.

From the postman who steams open...

Cyber essentials seminar

Event - 07/09/2015 : BSI, Central London, cyber attack, DPS, seminar, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Workshops and seminars

Are you and your law firm prepared for the coming cyber-attacks?

Find out the answer by attending this seminar.

Hosted by DPS and BSI (British...

DPS and BSI help law firms fight cyber attacks

News Article - 07/09/2015 : BSI, cyber attack, DPS, seminar, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Cyber attacks are almost a daily occurrence and only 1 in 10 legal businesses undertake a Risk Assessment for Cyber Risk (according to the Business Continuity Forum) which means that law firms need to improve their...