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Andrew Taylor

As Technical Director, Andrew heads up our growing team of engineers and is responsible for continually reviewing our vendor partner products and services and creating our data centre architecture. He brings a wealth of experience from 10 years’ working on large network and infrastructure projects.
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Preparing your firm for disaster: Recommendations from our Technical Director

Posted by Andrew Taylor on 02-Mar-2017 12:02:44

Law firms hold a wealth of valuable client data and funds, all of which make them a very attractive target for criminals. As the number of cyber-attacks increases, firms are increasingly at risk of a breach. And it isn't just cyber-crime that can result in data being lost or compromised. There's the risk of physical damage to servers, lost equipment that's not adequately protected and even human error which could cause system disruption and failure.

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Topics: cyber attack, data loss, DR, Law Firm, ransomware, testing, disaster recovery

Guidance for law firms reviewing email and cybercrime security

Posted by Andrew Taylor on 20-Jul-2016 12:00:00

Law firms need to tighten up their email security and revisit their cybercrime prevention strategies as there has been a significant increase in the number of attacks against law firms.

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Topics: cloud, Law Firm, security, SRA

2016 the beginning of the end for traditional IT servers, predicts Converge TS

Posted by Andrew Taylor on 22-Dec-2015 16:17:47

Agility, cloud, security and ‘IT as a service’ are top tech issues for firms in 2016

Last week we released a set of predictions for 2016 from our customers and those of our colleagues at Zylpha.

In this post, Converge TS’s Technical Director, Andrew Taylor shares his predictions for the year ahead.

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The cybercrime industry gathers strength daily

Posted by Andrew Taylor on 26-Oct-2015 11:51:39

There are lessons to be learnt for law firms following the sorry tales of the MumsNet and Ashley Madison hacks, explains Andrew Taylor, Technical Director at Converge TS

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Topics: cybercrime, law firms, SRA

RIP Windows 2003 – why law firms need to act now

Posted by Andrew Taylor on 29-Jan-2015 14:11:28

Windows Server 2003 (WS2003) is reaching the end of its lifecycle. Although it will still operate, Microsoft will no longer be supporting it. That means no security updates, no compliance and no support for apps.

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Topics: law firms, Legal, Microsoft