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A Pessimistic Approach to Security Can Mitigate Impact of Phishing

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Phishing attacks as we know, are malicious and orchestrated by external parties. Often due to their sophistication, despite the best efforts on the part of employees, criminals manage to trick them into giving access to business-critical and/or sensitive information. Therefore, the importance of continuous staff awareness and training cannot be emphasised enough.

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Minimise Internal Accidental Risk with Security Awareness & Training

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The Ascertus Security Thought Leadership Series
Security Awareness and Training on ‘Accidental’ Risks Key to Minimising Insider Threat 

Insider threat is growing, especially as law firms increasingly adopt newer digital technologies to conduct business. According to the Ponemon Institute, two out of three insider threat incidents occur by accident.

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Why Wouldn’t You Move to the Cloud?

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Lawyers today routinely work off their smartphones and mobile devices to conduct business and yet some firms are reluctant to deploy enterprise systems in the Cloud, preferring on-premises implementations instead. Rightly, organisations are concerned about security, but at the risk of repetition, very few organisations can provide the level of investment in cybersecurity and continued development that the large global Cloud providers are demonstrating on a daily basis.

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Shift from Regulation-led to Culturally-embedded Cyber Security

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We are at high risk of being immune to security breaches. With new security infringements grabbing the headlines on almost a daily basis, time and again one hears IT Directors and departments resignedly admit that a security breach is a matter of when, not if. At the same time, regulation is increasing with the risk of financial penalties due to non-compliance – the GDPR is an example.

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