Articles – Legal Technology Solutions

Data Breaches are a Question of When, Not If

  You hear on the news all of the time about big cyber attacks on large corporations, and even government agencies. The trouble with this news coverage is that is suggests a distorted view of where cyber attacks are taking place. These attacks are not solely hitting large organizations. Small firms represent a significant portion of those who face cyber attacks. Being small by no means keeps you immune. In fact, small firms can be used as conduits to larger [...]

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Penetration Testing vs. Vulnerability Testing Your Business Network

    Hearing “all of your confidential information is extremely vulnerable, we know this because…” is bad news, but whatever follows the ellipses determines just how bad. Consider two scenarios. “All of your confidential information is extremely vulnerable… we know this because a hacker took all of your customers’ credit card info and locked all of your files behind ransomware.” “All of your confidential information is extremely vulnerable…we know this because we did a vulnerability scan of your network, and have some suggestions [...]

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Stay Secure My Friend More Hackers Targeting Small Law Firms

Stay Secure My Friend… More Hackers Targeting Small Law Firms   Many Small Law Firms don’t realize it, but the path to some grand cybercrime score of a lifetime may go right through their backdoor. Small Law Firms are commonly vendors, suppliers, or service providers who work with much larger enterprises. Unfortunately, they may be unaware that this makes them a prime target for hackers. Worse yet, this may be costing them new business.   Larger companies likely have their security game in [...]

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5 Ways Small Law Firms Can Save Money on Security

  5 Ways Small Law Firms Can Save Money on Security   Small-to-medium sized businesses and large enterprises may seem worlds apart, but they face many of the same cyber-security threats. In fact, in recent years, cyber-criminals have increasingly targeted Small Law Firms. This is because it’s widely known that Small Law Firms have a smaller budget, and less in-house expertise, to devote to protection. Thankfully, there are several things Small Law Firms can do today to get more from even the [...]

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Four Key Components of a Robust Security Plan Every Small Law Firms Must Know

  Four Key Components of a Robust Security Plan Every Small Law Firms Must Know   Most businesses are now technology dependent. This means security concerns aren’t just worrisome to large corporate enterprises anymore, but also the neighborhood sandwich shop, the main street tax advisor, and the local non-profit. Regardless of size or type, practically any organization has valuable digital assets and data that should not be breached under any circumstances.   This makes it the responsibility of every business, especially those collecting and [...]

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Just Because You’re Not a Big Target, Doesn’t Mean You’re Safe

  Just Because You’re Not a Big Target, Doesn’t Mean You’re Safe Not too long ago, the New York Time’s website experienced a well-publicized attack, which raises the question – how can this happen to such a world-renowned corporation? If this can happen to the New York Times, what does this bode for the security of a small company’s website? What’s to stop someone from sending visitors of your site to an adult site or something equally offensive? The short answer to [...]

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Cloud Monitoring Can Be the Difference Maker for Small Law Firms

Cloud Monitoring Can Be the Difference Maker for Small Law Firms   It’s a fast-paced world. Not only do people want things, they want things right now. This sometimes-unnerving need for instant satisfaction has only intensified now that we have Wi-Fi and mobile devices that keep us connected regardless of where we are, what we’re doing, or the time of day. There is no longer any tolerance whatsoever for waiting. A business with a website that fails to load, or loads [...]

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Why Hybrid Clouds are More Than Just Another Trend

Why Hybrid Clouds are More Than Just Another Trend   It should come as no surprise that many small to midsize business owners take pride in overseeing every aspect of their startup business. Naturally, many are apprehensive when it comes to surrendering control of their servers, their data, and their applications.   The downside of this need for control is that operating and maintaining everything onsite can be time consuming, super expensive, and it can make your business more vulnerable to failure related [...]

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Why More Small Law Firms are Turning to the Cloud to Reduce TCO

Why More Small Law Firms are Turning to the Cloud to Reduce TCO   More Small Law Firms seem to be taking the initiative to learn more about the benefits of the cloud.   Determining why Small Law Firms have this sudden keen interest in the cloud isn’t all that tricky.   If you shouted, “Cost Savings!” in a room full of Small Law Firms, you’d undoubtedly be the center of attention. And it seems as if this is also the motivating factor as [...]

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How Small Law Firms Can Utilize the Cloud To Build Their Business

How Small Law Firms Can Utilize the Cloud To Build Their Business   There has been a lot of talk lately about the cloud and its ability to put small to midsize businesses (Small Law Firms) and startups on a level playing field with large global enterprises. Can this be substantiated or is it a load of trendy hype to push Small Law Firms to cloud-based solutions?  We’ve compiled this breakdown of how the cloud can be used to boost profitability.   The [...]

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