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The 5 Biggest IT Threats To Your Firm’s GDPR Compliance

Posted by Converge Technology Specialists on 08-Jun-2017 12:58:56

Law firms hold a wealth of sensitive information, all of which will be subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Specifically, Article 5 of the GDPR requires that personal data shall be:

“processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.”

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Topics: compliance, gdpr, security

GDPR and the rise of ‘datanapping’ – the new threat hitting the pockets of law firms

Posted by Natalie Fayle on 24-Apr-2017 15:48:00

You’ve heard about Ransomware. A hacker infiltrates your IT systems, locking them down until you pay a ransom. Some studies now estimate that over 50% of businesses have experienced this type of attack in the last year, and it’s particularly prevalent within the legal sector.

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Topics: attack, cloud, cyber, data, datanapping, gdpr, ransomware, security

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