Blog - Converge TS

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

Disaster Recovery: Hall Brown Family Law Case Study

Posted by Converge Technology Specialists on 17-Jan-2017 08:13:14

Ransomware is fast becoming a ubiquitous security threat with 65% of British businesses experiencing an attack in the past year, according to the Government-backed Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2016. The term ‘ransomware’ refers to a number of versions of malicious software which takes control of a target’s computer and then encrypts all the data that computer has access to, rendering it inaccessible.

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Two factor authentication - An additional layer of security

Posted by Converge Technology Specialists on 24-Nov-2016 10:27:30

We have shared advice about combatting cybercrime and reviewing email and network security. As cybercrime increases and law firms remain an attractive target, it is important that firms put in place steps to safeguard their clients’ data and assets, along with their own systems and applications.

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The Changing Legal Landscape - Roundtable

Posted by Converge Technology Specialists on 17-Oct-2016 11:22:29

The legal landscape is changing and technology is at the centre, driving innovation and growth.  Firms are looking at ways to improve profitability, increase agility and deliver excellent service to their clients.  In September, we were delighted to host a roundtable with law firms leaders to look at how they are using technology.

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3 ways law firms can improve recruitment and retention

Posted by Converge Technology Specialists on 16-Sep-2016 13:06:00

The recruitment and retention of staff is a challenge facing many law firms.  Those who are successful in this area are combining traditional methods with innovative new approaches to attract the right people to their business.  This was evident at our recent Trailblazers Conference where leaders spoke of the approaches they have taken.  Many have developed award-winning programs and their retention rates are testimony to their success.  In this blog, we bring together thoughts from our Trailblazers and clients and suggest 3 ways to improve recruitment and retention.

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Topics: Flexible working, law firms, recruitment, retention

Business Continuity - 6 Questions you should know the answers to

Posted by Converge Technology Specialists on 12-Sep-2016 12:51:28

Law firms hold a mass of valuable client data and funds, all of which make them a very attractive target for criminals.   As the number of cyber-attacks increase, 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: business continuity, cyber security, disaster recovery

Bott & Co Cycling Team Update - 2016 Season

Posted by Converge Technology Specialists on 04-Sep-2016 10:46:33

Converge Technology Specialists have been proud to support the Bott & Co Cycling Team for the 2016 season.

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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

Talent, leadership and technology are the three pillars of innovation in law firms

Posted by Converge Technology Specialists on 12-Jul-2016 12:26:10

Finding and developing the right talent, enabling productivity through the intelligent use of technology and providing strong leadership were the key factors for innovation identified by the panel of celebrated leaders of trailblazing legal services firms.

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Topics: innovation, law firms, Trailblazers

Trailblazer Leader Spotlight: Fletchers Solicitors

Posted by Converge Technology Specialists on 11-Jul-2016 10:56:15

We recently hosted our Trailblazers Conference and here we cast our spotlight on our Trailblazing leaders and their firms, and how Converge TS has contributed to their success.

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