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3 Reasons law firms are prone to cyberthreats

Jones Day, a US-based international law firm whose prominent clients included Donald Trump, was hacked in February 2021, resulting in the theft of over 100 gigabytes of data. Meanwhile, in 2020, New York-based law firm, Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, was hacked in what became one of that year’s biggest cyberattacks.

How can you protect your dental clinic from business email compromise attacks?

Healthcare providers have recently been a major target for email scams. Between December 2020 and February 2021 alone, the number of phishing attacks targeting pharmacies and hospitals increased by a staggering 189%. Unfortunately, conventional phishing attacks aren’t your only cause for worry — your dental clinic could be at risk of falling victim to a business email compromise (BEC) scam too.

7 Ways to boost data protection in Microsoft 365

More than just offering apps and cloud services designed to boost productivity, Microsoft 365 also provides robust security tools for protecting data from loss and theft. Make the most out of these tools and ensure data security by following these tips.

Ways to block browser security threats

Nowadays, it’s near impossible to maintain 100% privacy when browsing the web. A variety of malicious actors lurk in the background, whether you’re searching on Google, checking your social media feeds, or accessing business programs online. The fact is that everyone who browses the internet is vulnerable to cyberthreats.

Boost IT investment returns by avoiding these mistakes

Investing in new IT tools is one of the best ways to improve your business’s efficiency, data security, and ability to serve your customers. But it won’t always produce the outcomes you want if you go about it haphazardly. When purchasing new technology, make sure to avoid these mistakes.

Windows 10 bloatware and their risks

Bloatware is a fact of life these days. It is present in both mobile and non-mobile devices, even in PCs and laptops. And it takes up precious space and memory, which encumbers workflows and productivity. Read this article to learn about bloatware and how to eliminate it for good.

The challenges in adopting new IT solutions in healthcare practices

Implementing the right IT solutions can make your clinic or private practice more efficient, secure, and competitive. It can also help you save money in the long run. However, adopting new non-medical technology in healthcare isn’t always a smooth ride, as you’re likely to encounter the following challenges:
Upfront cost
IT solutions for healthcare, whether in the form of equipment, services, or software, cost money.

IoT in healthcare: Addressing security and privacy issues

From mobile apps that keep track of daily medication to smart operating room systems, the Internet of Things (IoT) is delivering greater convenience and functionality to healthcare practitioners and patients alike. However, the proliferation of IoT devices also brings new risks, vulnerabilities, and security challenges.