An in-house IT department takes care of all your IT needs, so it’s handy to have one in your company. But if you can’t afford the cost of creating one, partnering with a managed services provider (MSP) could be a more convenient and less costly alternative.
Wouldn’t it be nice to stay productive and be able to manage your business securely, even while enjoying the beach and basking in the sun? With summer upon us, make sure your remote access solution is secure.
What is a remote access solution?
A remote access solution is an application or software that allows you to access all your files and documents outside the office premises.
Modern laptops have become so powerful that small business owners are relying on them more than desktops. They’re portable and lightweight, giving users the freedom to work in any location. But crucial applications and data may be at risk if your laptop isn’t properly secured.
Despite the unquestionable benefits of using the cloud, some law firms are still hesitant to adopt it due to data protection policies.
But perhaps using file sharing tools available on the market — one of which is OneDrive — can change your mind.
Cloud computing has been around for some time now and has proved to be an effective means for managing and securing data. As such, even if you have some reservations, you may be considering moving your practice to the cloud. Having second thoughts about cloud migration isn’t uncommon, as there are plenty of cloud myths that are going around, no matter how groundless they may be.
According to FEMA, 40% of businesses never reopen following a disaster, while a further 25% fail within the first year. For the legal sector, in which trust and integrity are paramount, these figures are likely even higher. That’s why it’s so important to plan for the worst-case scenario.
Legal professionals are usually busy taking care of loads of documents and client data. Lawyers often have to sift through a mountain of data every day, while also keeping up with a hectic schedule. Why should they waste their time managing all that data manually when there are document management suites available?
If you want your staff to focus more on the tasks that make your law firm money, migrating to the cloud may just be what you need.
Despite the massive number of data breaches globally, a recent study by Deloitte found that only 25% of organizations are planning to defend themselves against such. This is alarming, especially with the omnipresent cyberthreats to small- or medium-sized businesses (SMBs).
Here are the common types of cybersecurity threat you should watch out for and some tips on how to mitigate them.
Online banking has drastically changed the face of business finance with its speed, convenience, and accessibility. But as helpful as it is, it has also made fraudulent wire transfers requests easier to create and profit from. Hackers recognize the importance of internet banking in the corporate world and use it to their advantage.
Before you read any further, sit back and remember what it was like to manage a law firm 20 years ago. Documents were mostly paper-based, meetings were scheduled via phone calls, and billable hours were tracked manually. Today, everything is different.
Most of what makes a firm successful now relies on some form of information technology.