Thursday, May 19, 2016

10 Ways Law Firms Can Make Life Difficult for Hackers

1. More (and better) employee training.
2. Keep backups disconnected from the network and the Internet.
3. Install all patches and updates.
4. Update software – especially when it is no longer supported.
5. Block executable files, compressed archives and unidentified users.
6. If you use cloud storage, make sure your firm controls the encryption key.
7. Make your cybersecurity program meet the needs of potential clients.
8. Have clear, effective restrictions on remote access and mobile devices.
9. Set systems to capture log data, for forensic purposes if a breach occurs.
10. Share threat information. more

These basic tips apply to all hacker-target businesses. ~Kevin