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Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

Gone phishin’: Hackers find new weak point in calendar invites (access required)

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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 ...

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Playing defense: Make sure your firm is prepared to fight back against hackers (access required)

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 ...

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Cybersecurity, continuity challenges continue (access required)

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 ...

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Security tips for lawyers using Zoom (access required)

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 ...

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Top 10 key cybersecurity recommendations for 2019 (access required)

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 ...

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GDPR, six months later (access required)

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 ...

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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 ...

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Law firms setting up cyber specialties as attacks grow (access required)

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 ...

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