Converge TS Blog

The Story of a Ransomware Attack

Posted by Converge Technology Specialists on 27-Jun-2017 09:23:24

There’s been an exponential increase in the number of ransomware attacks, from nearly 4 million attempts in 2015 to 638 million in 2016. A recent survey showed that 54% of UK companies now admit to falling victim, with law firms a key target.

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Topics: cyber attack, DR, Legal, ransomware, disaster recovery

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

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

Could your firm recover?

Posted by Converge Technology Specialists on 25-Feb-2016 11:15:42

As the number of cyber attacks increases, firms are increasingly at risk of a breach. Law firms hold a mass of valuable client data and funds, all of which make them a very attractive target for criminals.   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 we’ve even heard of a situation where a junior member of staff deleted the case management server.

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Topics: business continuity, cybercrime, cybersecurity, disaster recovery

Disaster recovery and planning – don’t get caught short

Posted by Nigel Wright on 20-Aug-2015 23:38:43

This article originally appeared in the August 2015 editon of LawTECH Magazine. LawTECH - Converge - Disaster Recovery

When fires raged underground in Holborn in London on 1 April this year, few businesses were prepared for the impact this would have. The London Chambers of Commerce estimated the cost to have been in the region of £40m.
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Topics: business continuity, converge, law, Legal Firms, legal technology, SRA compliance, disaster recovery

How safe is your data? Top Tips for Disaster Recovery Planning

Posted by Nigel Wright on 28-Jul-2015 22:07:15

Many believe that simply backing up documents, emails and case files is a job well done, a disaster averted, the compliance box ticked. But is that enough? Nigel Wright from Converge TS argues that it is critical for your disaster recovery plan to consider so much more and gives his top tips for Disaster Recovery planning.

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Topics: business continuity, compliance, law, legal data, legal firm, disaster recovery, SRA

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