Converge TS: Your IT risk assessments will be wrong from May 2018

Resource - 17/01/2018 : business continuity, Cloud Consultancy, Cloud Hosting, Converge TS, EU data protection, GDPR, General data protection regulation, IT security, IT support, Risk & Compliance, Technology

Law firm managers are well versed in carrying out risk assessments to justify and make decisions around IT spend. However, from May next year, risk assessments become more complex when the GDPR comes into force.

Article 32 of the GDPR...

Converge TS: The five biggest IT threats to your firm’s GDPR compliance

Resource - 17/01/2018 : business continuity, Cloud Consultancy, Cloud Hosting, Converge TS, EU data protection, GDPR, GDPR compliance, General data protection regulation, IT security, IT support, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Law firms hold a wealth of sensitive information, all of which will be subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Specifically, Article 5 of the GDPR requires that personal data shall be:

“processed in a manner...

Tikit and ILTA educational webinar: GDPR in 15 minutes

Event - 28/09/2017 : document templates, email marketing, EU data protection, GDPR, General data protection regulation, legal software, practice management, timekeeping, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Webinars

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on May 25th, 2018. In this webinar, we’ll explore the core ideas and important steps for GDPR. We will discuss:

- What GDPR is, and whether it matters to your firm

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Arena Group event: GDPR – An introduction and practical steps to take for legal firms

Event - 25/09/2017 : document management solutions., electronic document management, GDPR training, General data protection regulation, IT solutions, MPs, multifunctional devices, Sheffield, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management, Training and educational courses

Neil Maude, Arena’s Electronic Document Management General Manager, is holding a CPD training day at Sheffield and District Law Society.

On 10th October, join us for an increasingly important training session on the current hot topic...

Nasstar describes how it protects your services

Resource - 14/09/2017 : cloud services, cloud technology, cybersecurity, GDPR, General data protection regulation, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Nasstar, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Cyber security is not something you can do once and forget about - there’s no shortage of threats out there...

Cybersecurity: Can your firm really afford to do nothing?

Resource - 14/09/2017 : cloud services, cloud technology, cybersecurity, GDPR, General data protection regulation, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Nasstar, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

When it comes to cyber crime, there’s certainly no shortage of threats out there. These can affect all parts of...

Nasstar explore why venture capital investors continue to see potential in cloud computing

Resource - 07/08/2017 : cloud services, cloud technology, GDPR, General data protection regulation, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Marketing & BD, Technology, Technology, Practice Management

Investors love throwing money at technology start-ups. Recent statistics show venture capital (VC) fundraising has picked up steam with technology gobbling up most of the funding.

Last year European VC fundraising hit a record €6.4...

Nasstar discusses the cost effective approach GDPR

Resource - 02/08/2017 : cloud services, cloud technology, GDPR, General data protection regulation, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

You will have seen endless streams of advice on the coming of GDPR, warning of the huge fines that will be forthcoming if you don’t comply. Many of these blogs are aimed purely at scaring businesses into paying for consultancy, and are...

No one is delivering true hybrid cloud…But we are by Nasstar

Resource - 27/07/2017 : cloud services, cloud technology, GDPR, General data protection regulation, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Technology, Practice Management

Everyone is talking about hybrid cloud delivery, but who is actually delivering true hybrid cloud solutions that seamlessly integrate public and private cloud environments with your software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, such as LinkedIn and...

Nasstar explain why professional services firms are moving to the cloud

Resource - 27/07/2017 : cloud services, cloud technology, GDPR, General data protection regulation, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

The cloud debate is over for SMBs. There’s no longer a discussion about whether or not to move to the cloud, because most businesses have already done it. In the professional services sectors, such as the Legal or Recruitment industries...

New insight paper from Arena Group: practical advice on GDPR

Resource - 09/06/2017 : General data protection regulation, MFD, Photocopier, Printer, Scanner, scanning, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Technology, Practice Management

All organisations will need to rethink how they manage personal data in order to comply fully with new data protection regulations coming into force in May 2018. GDPR or the General Data Protection Regulation is designed to bring data protection...

GDPR and the legal sector: Separating fact from fiction by Nasstar

Resource - 22/05/2017 : cloud services, GDPR, General data protection regulation, hosted desktop, legal it, legal technology, Managed hosted IT services, Technology

At the moment, everywhere I turn I am met with yet another article scaremongering about the latest General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). I've heard stories of fines for non-compliance of anything between 4% and 10% of global...

Learning lessons from virtual businesses – LPM magazine, February 2017 – Virtual possibility

Resource - 09/02/2017 : business strategy, cash collection, GDPR, General, General data protection regulation, law firm financing, law firm practice management, legal finance, Legal Practice Management magazine, LPM magazine, remote work, SME law firms, virtual law firm, Finance, Human Resources, Knowledge Management, Marketing & BD, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

This month, LPM magazine asks if SME firms can learn virtual management.

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Taking the cyber challenge by Janine Parker, Paragon LawSelect

Blog post - 25/01/2017 : cyber crime, cyber risk, GDPR, General data protection regulation, Janine Parker, lawselect, Legal Practice Management, LPM, paragon, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

This article was also featured as a column in the June 2016 issue of LPM. To read the issue in full, ...

Crucial Questions to Ask Your Off-Site Record Storage Provider

Resource - 22/09/2016 : ADDS, Archive Document Data Storage, GDPR, General data protection regulation, Legal Practice Management, off site record storage, practice management, Practice Management

Realising on-site record storage isn’t secure, efficient, or economical is one thing, but finding the right off-site storage solution is another matter. Before you store your documents off-site, be sure to ask...