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Law Firms Need to take Note: Microsoft sends warning to update Windows Operating System

CNN reports that Microsoft sends another warning: Update Windows now to fix critical security issues Microsoft issued two emergency Windows updates Monday to protect against “critical” and “important” vulnerabilities impacting Internet Explorer and Windows Defender, the anti-virus software. The Internet Explorer flaw, which affects versions 9, 10 and 11, could enable attackers to gain the […]

Hurricane Preparation for Small Law Firms

Dorian has passed Miami… did you feel your law office was prepared? Early hurricane preparation will improve your firm’s ability to get back to business. Tips you can do before a hurricane strikes: Develop communications procedures to inform staff of office closure status.  Create a “phone tree” to communicate when the office will re-open. Test […]

Windows 7 Support is ending!

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will stop offering security patches and dates for Windows 7.  After January 14, 2020, Windows 7 will continue to operate but without support or new security updates.  Your Windows 7 operating system will continue to operate after support ends. However, your business will be highly susceptible to cyberattacks.  Hackers are […]

Security update recommendation – MFA for iPhones using Office 365

Microsoft has fixed multi-factor authentication (MFA) for Office 365 on iPhones! Law offices that were early adopters of Office 365 did not have a reliable way to enable multi-factor authentication for iPhones.  Subsequently, these customers were given very long ‘app passwords’ to be used as a ‘backup password’ and maintained by the Office 365 administrator.  […]

Cyber Security Policy template for Law Firms and Legal Professionals

CYBER SECURITY POLICY KEEP CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION SECURE Our employer is implementing cyber-security policies and best practices to improve security of our computer network and confidential work product. Please review carefully, implement each policy immediately, print and sign this policy statement and return to administration immediately. The employer provides network, communications systems, equipment, devices and access […]