How to Improve Employee Cybersecurity Practices

We can’t say it enough these days: employees are your best defense against cyber attacks. They are the first barrier to someone breaching your system and accessing data. There has been a decrease in the number of breaches each year, but the count of records compromised has risen per attack. According to Healthcare IT News, mega-breaches —  where a single breach exposes more than ten million records — are on the rise. These kinds of breaches were responsible for the majority of records exposed in 2018. To avoid this kind of catastrophe, you need your employees on your side, so make note of these tips from Forbes. Make Sure Everyone…

Law Firm Data Poses a Vulnerability in 2018 and Beyond

There is a plethora of information out there for hackers to target, and no industry is safe, especially law firms. Law firms hold valuable client information including sensitive data which any firm would pay millions to retrieve. Due to new regulations, it is pertinent for law firms to understand their responsibility to protect the data they hold. Facing Reality For those who have been following the news, a number of large firms have been hit by data crises that have cost them massive sums of money, in addition to damaging their reputations. The number of attacks on law firms is only increasing through the years. According to Barkley, roughly 80…

Cyber Security Hygiene Essential For Data Protection

As we talked about in our last blog post, migrating your IT infrastructure to the cloud is a large project that many companies will go or have gone through. With this, there is a misconception that once all of your data is in the cloud, you are done. This is simply not the case. Your data is your most precious resource and should be treated as such, which means you need to be practicing good “security hygiene.” What is Security Hygiene? For those who don’t know, security hygiene is a set of practices that ensure your data and systems are kept safe, according to Forbes. Hackers are constantly coming up…

Increasing Security During Cloud Migration

The cloud provides ease of access for a mobile enterprise, which is slowly becoming the way of the workforce. By storing data in the cloud, anyone who needs access to that information can do so from different devices, even from outside of the office. In the early days of the cloud, this was seen as a faulty way to store your data because of the accessibility to not only your own employees but also to hackers. Since then, there has been a growth in trust for private, public and hybrid clouds as everyone becomes aware of the role they play in fighting off breaches. Cloud Migration Transferring data to the…