Recently a client told me that he was not interested in using cloud IT services. When I asked why, he said “I just know my servers will be wheeled out of my office and I will never see my data again.”
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Does the WannaCry ransomware attack make you wanna cry? By now you have probably heard about the WannaCry ransomware attack hitting businesses around the world. According to the BBC, "The WannaCry cyber-attack infected more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries, affecting government, healthcare and private company systems." So how do you protect your business from WannaCry and prevent losing all of your company data?
You know that mysterious closet in your office? The one that sits untouched with blinking lights? It’s the closet that holds the entire computer network infrastructure for your law firm, and it’s time someone pays attention to that space filled with incredibly vulnerable technology.
On-premise network environments, where the business owns and houses all of the necessary networking equipment on-site, are the most common firm network infrastructure setups. But there’s a problem with this setup, and it occurs all too often: out of sight, out of mind.
Your team is busy handling the day-to-day challenges of running a successful practice; there’s no time to think about IT, especially not when your equipment is tucked away in a server room or closet. But neglecting your firm’s on-prem network infrastructure is a major security risk.
Here are six must-haves to protect your law firm’s on-prem network infrastructure: