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Cybersecurity must-reads: March roundup

Get up to speed on the latest cybersecurity news. Alarming Cybersecurity Stats: What You Need To Know For 2021 [Forbes] The current state and future outlook of cybersecurity in numbers. White House Weighs New Cybersecurity Approach After Failure to Detect Hacks [New York Times] Hacks on Microsoft Exchange servers and SolarWinds encourage the US Congress…

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Hospitals: COVID-19 and Cybercrime

COVID-19 left hospitals less resourced and more vulnerable than most Americans have seen in their lifetimes. At the same time, the pandemic has created a spike in cyber crime rates, with a rise as much as 600%. When you combine these two data points, it’s clear that medicine and life sciences in general are in…

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Careless remote collaboration leads to a security catastrophe

Experts in document review recall a time before COVID-19, when work took place largely on premises. Staff situated in one large room could call over the team leader and say “Hey, take a look at this. How would you treat this document?” In the age of the remote workforce, it is not sufficiently secure for…

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COVID-19’s Silver Security Lining

The need for cybersecurity has existed since the dawn of the personal computer, and the pandemic has brought about a heightened awareness of document and data safety. With new breaches reported daily, locking down confidential data is essential to the flow of information across remote locations. “As the world has had to connect remotely to…

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A Not So Secret Password: solarwinds123

One of the biggest data breaches in history occurred with the SolarWinds hack. Because of one terrible password, solarwinds123, hackers were able to push malicious code to SolarWinds customers. The US CISA (Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency) issued a rare emergency directive to communicate that the SolarWinds breach “poses unacceptable risks to the security of…

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Efforts Underway to Protect Life Sciences from Cyberattacks

The consequences of cyber attacks are particularly high in life sciences, with confidential patient and company data at risk.  Experts at the intersection of cybersecurity and life sciences advocate for safer practices in the industry. Amry Junaideen, Risk & Financial Advisory Life Sciences and Health Care leader at Deloitte & Touche LLP, says “communicating the…

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Cybersecurity, WFH & COVID-19 Statistics

It’s not enough to blindly trust WFH employees with sensitive company data. In the era of coronavirus, data leaks are up, while few, if any, files are properly protected. Home computers are especially vulnerable to attack. Remote work is here to stay. The Cyentia Institute found the most expensive cybersecurity breaches caused a median loss…

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It’s like Fort Knox For Source Code

Comply with discovery obligations while diligently protecting your client’s valuable IP, and do so cost effectively with a proven service provider to AMLAW 100 firms. When dealing with highly sensitive intellectual property, allow your software experts to efficiently review the source code with only the approved software tools and techniques in a specialized virtual PC…

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Ensure a Secure Virtual Due Diligence Room

Due diligence can be a major undertaking, and a critical project toward a successful deal. The average transaction takes hundreds of hours and tens of thousands of dollars in professional fees. In the uncertain economic climate of COVID-19, the completion of a thorough legal due diligence exercise to the buyer’s satisfaction is more important than…

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