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The due diligence process is complex and highly structured. If diligence isn’t conducted properly, it can cause an enormous amount of stress for everyone involved. This is where the virtual data room comes in. If you’re new to M&A, think of...
How Secure Is Your Document Sharing Provider?

Last week it was reported that Dropbox had experienced yet another security breach, this time inadvertently exposing files through publicly shared links. The same issue also impacted Box users. Dropbox, Box and many other cloud hosting services often give users the option...

Earlier this year, several banks' websites became victims of cyber attacks. Hackers were able to launch denial-of-service attacks using a bank employee’s privileged login details. The employee's information was used to access a master payment switch for issuing wire transfers. With...
Spear Phishing: Warning To Law Firms

As a lawyer, if you're not concerned about online security, or don't think a security breach could happen to you, then our latest Infographic might change your mind.

In Part 1 of this blog series on law firm security, I discussed how security has traditionally been an uphill battle with lawyers. But with mounting client pressure and an increasing number of security breaches, the mindset and attitude around law firm security is starting to shift.
Spear Phishing: Warning To Law Firms

Online security threats are something we’ve all heard about, but do you know how big the threat really is? The stereotypical view of somebody sitting alone in their basement hacking into your Facebook account is outdated. Hackers are becoming far more sophisticated. Professional...

Most of us, at one time or another, have made a mistake when it comes to sending an email. Perhaps you've made an error but pressed send too quickly, attached the wrong document, or emailed the wrong person entirely! The situation is...
Think Cyber Threats Don't Impact You? Think Again.

Despite enormous and increasing resources devoted to protecting confidential information, security breaches continue to plague the legal industry. Hackers are deploying some of the most sophisticated attacks ever seen, and law firms are a primary target. Law firms are storehouses of...

Despite enormous and increasing resources devoted to combating data breaches, security incidents in the enterprise continue to rise. Hackers are deploying some of the most sophisticated malware attacks ever seen, and law firms are a primary target. Just last month it was...

Firmex is pleased to present the following 3-part series on Big Data. In this article (Part 1) we will define what Big Data is and the advantages it can offer your business. Part 2 & 3 will provide some practical advice...