WannaCry Ransomware – what you need to know & how to protect your organization

As you undoubtedly read online or saw in the news, a brand new “ransomware” virus called WannaCry impacted over 150 countries, 250,000 computers across multiple verticals including healthcare and banking. In March, I wrote about the seriousness of security threats, malware, and ransomware on our FlexManage blog, and what we can do about it to protect [...]

How to eliminate the bottlenecks in every IT environment

Before coming over to run managed services for an IT services provider, I was a director for managed services with an eDiscovery (“electronic discovery”) services provider. Interestingly enough, there are a lot of similarities between the two. In eDiscovery, there were always bottlenecks between retrieving data for litigation, the processing of that data, storing it, [...]

How to survive a data disaster

Can you find your way back if you take a wrong turn on the road to disaster? If disaster strikes, recovering from it could cost you thousands of dollars, plus lose your customer’s good faith. You need a strong data backup plan. Having a plan to save your business from bad things will help you [...]

By | 2017-05-20T14:05:31+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Backup & Disaster Recovery, Security|3 Comments

Malware attacks on the rise – is your law firm protected?

Malware is no joking matter. It may be coming for you and your law firm when you least expect it. How could malware possibly affect my law firm? Imagine this scenario for a moment. An email comes in with the subject line Reply Brief due. The sender isn’t on the counsel list, but your reply [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:43+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Managed Services, Security|2 Comments

Cyberthreat Trends: People are the problem

San Francisco: On Nov. 10, 2016, the FBI talked to me about cyber-security. Fortunately, they weren’t knocking on my door to tell me that all my data has been hacked and my identity has been stolen. I attended an ILTA presentation on Cyberthreat Trends, delivered by Supervisory Special Agent Elvis Chan, to a packed house [...]

By | 2017-11-30T22:44:47+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Security|2 Comments