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Mar 7, 2022

Gone phishin’: Hackers find new weak point in calendar invites

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began nearly two years ago, attorneys and other professionals have increasingly conducted business via digital means, including email and videoconferencing. Unfortunately, this increase in digital activity means cybercriminals have begun pursuing new avenues of attack beyond the typical spam email caught by a majority of email filters. These new cyber threats […]

Jun 14, 2021

Playing defense: Make sure your firm is prepared to fight back against hackers

Hackers used malicious ransomware last month to shut down the oil pipeline that carries gasoline to the East Coast, causing long lines at gas stations lucky enough to have any gas to sell at all. The attack was unusual it the amount of disruption it caused, but it was just one of the thousands that are carried out each year. While retail establishments, banks and […]

Mar 15, 2021

Cybersecurity, continuity challenges continue

The global pandemic has changed the practice of law in the U.S. and worldwide. Lockdowns forced firms to close offices, prompting mass work-from-home migrations for attorneys and staff. Thanks to laptops, mobile devices and Wi-Fi availability, the transition has been relatively painless. But an escalation in cyberattacks and data security incidents has posed severe threats […]

Oct 12, 2020

Work-from-home creates new cybersecurity risk

Is your business information secure? Now that many employees are out of the office and working from home cybersecurity takes on a new dimension with a workforce environment never before imagined. “On the one hand it’s great we have all the technology and capability to do this, [because] no one planned for this,” said Daniel […]

May 4, 2020

Security tips for lawyers using Zoom

Social distancing has eliminated in-person interactions, causing lawyers to “meet” with clients through telephone calls or video conferencing. One of the most popular video conferencing platforms is Zoom. Since the coronavirus outbreak, Zoom’s daily active users have shot up from approximately 10 million to 300 million as people use the platform for work meetings and […]

Dec 31, 2018

Top 10 key cybersecurity recommendations for 2019

By Jacqueline B. Lee BridgeTower Media Newswires Cyberattacks are increasing in sophistication and magnitude of impact across all industries globally. According to a recent report issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the average cost of a cyber data breach is $7.5 million and is continually increasing in value year over year. While all […]

Oct 29, 2018

GDPR, six months later

The General Data Protection Regulation was the biggest story of 2018 in the field of global privacy and data protection. The GDPR became enforceable in European Union member states on May 25, significantly expanding the territorial reach of EU data protection law and introducing numerous changes that affected the way organizations globally process the personal […]

Jul 24, 2017

Why employees may be the biggest risk for a cyber attack

More on Employment Law in Virginia By Steve Britt and Frank Gulino During tax season earlier this year, a human resources professional at a Virginia government contractor received an email purportedly from the company’s CEO requesting the 2016 tax forms for all of the com­pany’s employees. She duly com­plied by reply email. An hour lat­er, […]

May 23, 2017

Law firms setting up cyber specialties as attacks grow

Data breaches might look like fod­der for headline news or primetime television, but lawyers warn that the legal drama that can unfold fol­lowing an errant keystroke is real and increasingly common. When it comes to tracked data breaches, the United States hit an all-time high last year with 1,093 reported breaches. That is a nearly […]

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