Gaping Hole In Your Security

Gaping Hole In Your Security

To explain your security hole I'll use an analogy:

A typical law firm’s cyber threat protection is like home security:

Most homes have a solid front door with a locking handle, deadbolt and peep hole (your network Firewall)
Most homes have blinds or curtains in your windows and typical window locks that flip to lock (your computer Antivirus)
If your home has a sliding glass door for your patio or balcony you might have a “bar” to ensure if the lock is shimmied bad guys can’t slide the door open (Spam filtering software)
And finally on your garage door, there’s a lock that is probably not set because the garage door opener holds the door shut.

Cyber Threats Your Law Firm Can Avoid

Cyber Threats Your Law Firm Can Avoid

Each week I send out a 2-minute cybersecurity quiz and it recently occurred to me that many of my subscribers don’t really understand the cyber threat landscape in-whole and the various potential risks that exist. To help, here’s a short list and explanation of the cyber threats I’ve quizzed you on and that you should be aware of:

Viruses from ground USB sticks – find a USB and pick it and all day long you’ll have good luck.

Cybersecurity Response Plan Tips

Cybersecurity Response Plan Tips

Many business owners believe they will never encounter a cyber attack. Business owners associate cyber attacks to certain industries and often conclude that their business is too small to be targeted. With all the recent online breaches however, every business should evaluate their cybersecurity response plan.