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How to Implement a Password Policy and Protect Your Law Firm

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Passwords are the first line of defense against cyber attacks, so it’s critical that they are strong and secure. Although 91% of people know how important password security is, they will still use weak passwords that can be easily guessed or hacked—including in the workplace. In 2020, 60% of users in data breaches reused the […]

What Can SMBs Do to Prevent Supply Chain Attacks?

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In 2021, a researcher named Alex Birsan demonstrated just how easy it is for hackers to perform a supply chain attack in what he called the Dependency Confusion. The researcher breached major companies such as Microsoft, Apple, Uber, and Tesla by taking advantage of dependencies (software that relies on other software) that applications use to […]

Cybersecurity News Roundup: Latest Events and Lessons for SMB Cybersecurity

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The past few weeks have been fraught with cybersecurity breaches and events. From Microsoft’s massive phishing incident to ransomware in Italy, businesses and consumers alike have had to grapple with the reality of increasing cyber threats. In light of these recent events, we’ve rounded up some of the latest news and insights on cybersecurity threats […]

Is It Time for Your Business to Invest in Outsourced IT Solutions: Pros and Cons

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As your business grows, you’ll need to consider ways that allow for sustainable expansion. One way to strategically expand your business is to invest in outsourced IT solutions. Outsourced IT can help your business by cutting costs, providing additional support and security, and giving you extra time to focus on building your company. What Are […]

How Cloud Computing Maximizes Efficiency in the Legal Sector

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Lawyers have to keep track of an inordinate amount of sensitive, private data, which requires a secure and practical storage system to keep everything organized. Storing files in desks and cabinets has become outdated and impractical, but so have some on-premises storage options. Now, lawyers are turning to cloud computing for law firms in order […]

What IT Regulations Apply to My Business?

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To avoid any compliance issues, companies need to be aware of which IT regulations apply specifically to them. However, trying to figure out which ones specifically pertain to your business can be tricky. The growth of technology has led to ever-changing compliance standards. Unfortunately, the same technology that makes processes easier for companies also becomes […]

Incident Response Plan vs Disaster Recovery Plan: What Business Owners Should Know

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Disasters and security incidents can be very taxing on businesses. Disasters can cause physical and financial damage to a business, while security issues can cause the loss of confidential information, leading to downtime and a decrease in profits. In 2020 alone, it was reportedly costing businesses over $300,000 per hour during downtime. Both situations can […]

Compliance and Cybersecurity Checklist for Medical Practices

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Medical practices have a duty to protect the privacy of their patients. This includes safeguarding patient information and medical records from unauthorized access and disclosure. A comprehensive cybersecurity program is essential to meeting this obligation and providing the best patient care possible. A well-run cybersecurity program will help your practice meet compliance standards and avoid […]

Elements of an Emergency Incident Response Plan

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Since it’s often impossible to predict when a disaster is going to strike, every business should proactively create a plan of action for emergency situations. An emergency incident response plan is a document that outlines the steps that need to be taken to address and manage those crises. The plan should be tailored to the […]

5 Ways a Managed IT Support Company Can Help Increase Your Bottom Line

Did you know that a managed IT support company could help increase your bottom line? It’s true! By outsourcing your IT needs to a professional team, you can save money on IT costs that you can allocate to other areas of your business, optimize efficiency, ensure good cybersecurity practices are in place, and focus on […]