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Dark Economy

“This pandemic is great for my business!” said very few people. Unless you’re a hacker. And then it’s likely that business is booming. We don’t think of cybercriminals as businesspeople. We tend to think they are individuals lurking about in hoodies in their basement. Quite the opposite – or so we have found through investigations […]

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Scare Tactics

It should hardly come as a surprise to anyone that cybercriminal activity has surged in 2020. By May of this year, the number of reported attacks had already come close to the total for 2019 according to the federal government. With the onset of COVID-19, there were a plethora of new opportunities for cybercriminals to take […]

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Small Business, Big Risk

There is no way to emphasize enough, just how important it is for small businesses to be prepared for a cyberattack. But according to a recent survey by the Wall Street Journal Pro Research of 400 companies and their security officers, many companies are not taking it seriously enough to improve their readiness and risk of exposure. […]

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Focus On the Flaws

There are gaps in cybersecurity and the level of risk awareness as most of us work from home right now.  And if heading back to an office environment happens for some, it isn’t going to be the majority of workers, at least anytime soon. With reports of productivity being higher from the work-from-home structure, many Fortune […]

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Cybersecurity for Lawyers

Legal Cybersecurity In the world of law, continuing legal education (CLE) credits, or minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) credits, are ongoing professional education credits for attorneys that take place after their initial admission to the bar. These are available to American Bar Association (ABA) members in a continually growing library that can be accessed online or via other approved […]

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Don’t forget about physical security!

The greatest threats to your company and its data come from hackers and cybercriminals.  It’s just as important, however, to ensure the physical security of your devices while working from home. Implement these recommendations: Shut down your device and store it in a secure place before leaving your home for any reason. Lock your computer […]

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A 4-step guide to fostering trust with remote employees

For the past several weeks it’s been business as unusual for pretty much everyone. With millions working remotely, some for the first time, employees and managers alike are adjusting to our collective new normal. Technology like video conferencing software, instant messaging and real-time document editing have certainly made this transition easier, but there’s one important […]

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