Cybercrime and Fraud Protection for your Home, Office, and Clients
by John Bandler
Solo and small law firm practitioners are in an excellent position to take charge of their own technology, cybersecurity, and fraud prevention while simultaneously gaining practical, hands-on knowledge. The scale of our computer systems is much smaller than that of larger firms and corporations, which makes it worthwhile for us to take the time to learn about them. A sole practitioner’s computer system at work may be similar to a home system, so if we invest the time to learn about and secure our homes and family—and we should all want to do that—then we will have learned enough to secure our workplace, too. Often the solo and small law firm practitioner acts as the IT department and is the first to experience issues, troubleshoot, and either fix them or communicate about them to an outside IT firm
Some cybersecurity guidance can seem overwhelming, and technology can often seem like a mystery. Fortunately, learning about it is a ...
Originally published in the American Bar Association's GP SOLO magazine, Volume 34, Number 5, September/October 2017.
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