Here's a quick checklist of things you should do when your email has been compromised.
June 7, 2018 3:00 PM
May 22, 2018 12:52 PM
Recent research has shown changes in the effectiveness of various phishing attacks.
Cofense, previously PhishMe, issued a report based on 1,400 clients in 23 industries in more than 50 countries that notes that 7.5 million phishing emails were reported in 2017 alone. But the effectiveness of phishing campaigns has shifted.
In prior research, users were most emotionally motivated to open emails that made them feel a sense of urgency, fear or opportunity. Those three emotional motivators have now been replaced with entertainment, social and reward/recognition.
May 17, 2018 4:53 PM
Even though email is as ubiquitous at law firms as it is in other industries, few legal professionals pay adequate attention to the importance of effectively managing their emails. In a series of blog posts, we will look at the importance of classifying emails, archiving emails, mailbox management, getting legal professionals to comply with email management policies, data security practices, handling emails for departing attorneys or matter release and email retention and destruction.
May 7, 2018 3:28 PM
Read our CTO Mike Paul's new article, "Mimecast and Microsoft Office Play Nice Together for Law Firm Email Management," in Law Technology Today!
April 23, 2018 10:00 AM
April 3, 2018 1:20 PM
A recent ransomware attack against the city of Atlanta took its computers offline for over a week while city officials, along with the FBI, attempted to remedy the situation without paying the hackers $51,000 in Bitcoin.
March 28, 2018 3:13 PM
We thank our partners at DocsCorp for sharing this blog post about the new release of cleanDocs 2.1. cleanDocs is a breakthrough technology that removes metadata from Microsoft Office, PDF and ZIP files at sub-second speeds.
March 19, 2018 10:28 AM
The rate at which businesses get their hands on our data has outrun governments’ ability to regulate it. Until now.
March 13, 2018 3:14 PM
Hackers' methods continue to evolve. That means your security must evolve.
To adequately protect your firm, you need:
Topics: Security, Training, Malware, Information Governance, Email Management, Network, Access Control, Mimecast, Dual Factor Authentication, whaling, cybersecurity, Passwords, Biometric Authentication, Two Factor Authentication, Ransomware, Hacking, Advanced Persistent Threats, phishing, Antivirus, Cybercrime, Enterprise Mobility Management, Mobile, Email Security, 2FA, Information Security, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Testing, firewall
February 28, 2018 2:09 PM
We have recently been made aware of a sophisticated email phishing campaign targeting law firms and other businesses.
February 26, 2018 12:54 PM
It's that time again — time to file your taxes early so criminals don't do it for you and steal your possible refunds. This is of special importance after the recent Equifax hack in which most Americans' personal information, including Social Security Numbers, was accessed by criminals. The most effective defense is to file your taxes early — before identity thieves have the chance to do it for you.
February 6, 2018 9:00 AM
We thank our partners at First American for this special contribution to our blog.
By Christina Floyd, First American Equipment Finance
Technology changes at an insanely fast pace, and many law firms struggle to stay on top of it all. Choosing the right level of technology investment is a persistent challenge with far-reaching implications – impacting not only the firm’s budget and cash flow, but also staff productivity and overall competitiveness.
Unfortunately, it’s far too easy to either over- or under-invest in technology. Finding room in the budget for large IT purchases can be difficult, but holding on to older technology that slows down staff and drains resources with maintenance and upkeep is no better.
A lease-based technology refresh program may be just the answer.
January 31, 2018 9:13 AM
In last week’s blog, we introduced you to the idea of taking a closer look at Office 365 for your law firm’s current IT environment. This week, we’re going to go into more detail to help you weigh your options and make a plan to migrate to Office 365.
January 26, 2018 10:03 AM
Early in my law firm IT career, one of the more complicated applications I had to support was Microsoft Exchange, the flagship enterprise application from Microsoft that drives millions of email messages each day. When Exchange hums, business communication flows. But when the application is having problems, law firm communications come to a screeching halt.