Staying Secure in the Cloud Age

Ten things your law firm must do to stay secure in the cloud. Cloud computing is rapidly transforming the way we do business, and law firms are no exception. The cloud brings a plethora of benefits to law firms, including better system reliability, less IT headaches, better mobility, better accessibility across multiple locations, and (in […]

The Latest WannaCry Ransomware Attack – How Will It Affect Law Firms?

What would you do if your law firm's data were held hostage? This is a real question that some law firms are having to deal with. One firm in Rhode Island lost 3 months of productivity, $700,000 in time they couldn't bill, and $25,000 in ransom they had to pay to be able to access their computers after being hit by a ransomware attack. The latest strain of ransomware is widely-known as WannaCry and is affecting computers around the world. How does it work, and what can your law firm do to protect itself from WannaCry and other potential ransomware attacks?

Ransomware and Your Law Firm

Imagine if your law practice and client data were held for ransom. The last few years have given rise to a frightening new digital threat: Ransomware. Ransomware is the marriage between computer viruses and electronic theft and fraud. Ransomware is software that spreads like a virus, infects a computer and (without the user’s consent) encrypts […]