How Your Law Firm Can Implement a Positive, Long-Term IT Strategy
According to the FBI, attacks against law firms are on the rise. These can involve anything from hackers breaking into one device, to an attack that fully penetrates a network at a firm. Even the most inept cybercriminals can use power tools to conduct phishing attacks, spread ransomware, and exploit businesses. According to the American Bar Association's 2019 Cybersecurity Report, 26% of respondents had experienced some sort of data breach. Another 36% reported that their systems were infected with some form of malware, spyware, or virus.
Here's What You Need to Know About Implementing a Long-Term IT Strategy in Your Law Firm:
These attacks have serious consequences and often result in less productivity for employees and even financial loss - 35% reported downtime due to a security incident. Simply having break-fix, reactive solutions to security problems not only doesn't solve problems, but can also create them.
Read the full article in Law Technology Today by iCorps President and CEO, Mike Hadley here: How Your Law Firm Can Implement a Positive, Long-Term IT Strategy
As a legal firm operating domestically, you're contending with a number of regulatory frameworks including FRCP, ESI, GDPR, and more. In order to best meet these requirements, we recommend these essential security tools for our clients in the legal services industry:
- Managed Security
- Managed Email Security
- Multi-factor Authentication
- Cloud Access Security Broker
- End Point Detection and Response
- Security Operations Center as a Service (SOCaaS)
Now, more than ever, take the time to review your cyber security and compliance posture. For more information about implementing any of these solutions for your legal firm, reach out to iCorps for a free IT consultation.