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Security Awareness Tip of The Day: Don’t Automatically Trust EmailsNew
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:25:54 +0000
Emails May Not Be From Who They Seem To Be. Don’t Automatically Trust Emails From Friends and Colleagues. Malicious users can send emails that appear to have come from anyone. An email from a friend or colleague may have come from a hacked account. Contact your friend or colleague directly if you have concerns about […]

Enabling Two-Factor Authentication Can Help You Keep Client Data SafeNew
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:33:25 +0000
Keeping your client data secure is one of your obligations as a lawyer, and keeping your personal data secure is just smart. One of the easiest ways to secure your data is to activate two-factor authentication for your most-used programs. Two-factor authentication adds an extra layer of security to your passwords by requiring both your […]

Security Awareness Tip of The Day: Be Wary of Unsolicited Credit OffersNew
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:17:28 +0000
Identity Thieves May Use Unsolicited Credit Offers to Gather Information. Consider Opting Out. Everyone gets unsolicited credit offers in the mail, but not all of these credit offers are legitimate. Identity thieves may send out these offers in an attempt to gather personal information from you. Consider opting out of all unsolicited credit card offers. […]

Security Awareness Tip of The Day: Dispose of Information Properly
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:45:30 +0000
Protecting confidential and sensitive data from accidental disclosure is very important. We should strive to properly handle data erasure and the disposal of media. Erasing information or disposal of electronic media (e.g., PCs, CDs, thumb drives, cameras) often leads to a false sense of data security. Be aware of proper methods of sanitizing, destroying, or […]

A Client-Centric Process Starts with Good Client Intake
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:22:52 +0000
Guest post by Having a client-centric practice starts with having good client intake. That’s a matter of both efficiency and personality. You need to be able to process potential clients quickly, but you can’t obtain that efficiency at the expense of being empathic and focused. If you’re a solo or small firm lawyer, balancing intake […]

Security Awareness Tip of The Day: Secure Your Laptop
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:46:56 +0000
Laptops have become a vital tool for both business and personal use, and the portability of laptops makes them extremely convenient. However, we should always be aware of the security risks from the loss or theft of laptops and take proper precautions. The potential loss is twofold: the loss of the laptop itself, and the […]

Security Awareness Tip of The Day: Secure Your Mobile Device
Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:15:06 +0000
Simple Tips to Keep Your Mobile Device Secure Keep software up-to-date. If a vendor releases updates for the software operating your device, install them as soon as possible. Installing updates helps prevent attackers from being able to take advantage of known problems or vulnerabilities. Use a secure lock screen. Always use strong passwords, and select […]

Security Awareness Tip of The Day: Safely Dispose of Old Computers
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 20:04:12 +0000
It’s important to erase all personal information from old computers before disposing of them. Simply reformatting a hard drive or reinstalling the operating system does not guarantee the old data is unreadable. Physically destroy the hard drive or use a special “wipe” program. These programs, such as Active@KillDisk and Dban, are free and meet governmental […]

Security Awareness Tip of The Day: Protect Yourself from Phishing Scams
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 12:33:36 +0000
Phishing scams continue to proliferate at alarming rates and are becoming more and more difficult to detect. It’s important for you to understand how to recognize a phishing attempt and what you can do to protect yourself. What Can I Do? Be cautious about all communications you receive. If it appears to be a phishing […]

Security Awareness Tip of The Day: Protect Your Data
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:32:10 +0000
Protect Your Data By Identifying Sensitive Information, Restricting Its Access, and Encrypting It. Business theft often involves the theft of data rather than physical assets. Identify sensitive information and the computers on which it’s stored. Sensitive information includes data that pertains to an individual, such as credit card data, as well as information that applies […]