Sprout IT: How to make your firm cyber resilient

Resource - 29/06/2020 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management

Legal firms, large and small, are very attractive targets to cyber-attackers for a number of different reasons, the three most important of which, according to the National Cyber Security Centre and the Law Society. 

Some of these...

Sprout IT's legal business continuity checklist

Resource - 15/06/2020 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown many businesses into having to conduct business in ways otherwise unthinkable just a few weeks ago.

To cope with the threats these new ways of working bring, it’s crucial that you implement a business...

Sprout IT: Phishing attacks during the Covid-19 crisis

Resource - 01/06/2020 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

There have been many unfortunate occurrences since the emergence of the COVID-19 crisis.

One of them, according to Peter Goodman, chief constable for the Derbyshire Constabulary and National Lead for Cyber Crime and for Serious and...

Sprout IT: 8 ways to work remotely and securely for the legal sector

Resource - 16/03/2020 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management, Practice Management

The personal, private, and commercially sensitive information stored on legal firms’ internal and external networks is of enormous value to the criminal community. Hiscox has reported that in excess of 55% of UK law firms have had to defend...

Sprout IT: Mobile and phone security for legal - what are the greatest threats?

News Article - 02/03/2020 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Technology, Technology

Solicitors and lawyers often spend a great deal of their time out of the office; in court, at clients’ premises, and so on. That means you’re often away from your desk and instead carry out important phone calls and conduct important...

Sprout IT: 5 tips to protect your law firm's data and reputation

Resource - 08/02/2020 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management, Practice Management

If we read out to you a list of solicitors’ practices and barristers’ chambers, we’re certain that, upon hearing one of their names, you would know almost instantly whether they had been victims of a successful cybersecurity...

Best data protection practices your legal firm can implement from Sprout IT

Resource - 04/12/2019 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management, Practice Management

Now that we are 18 months into the passing of the General Data Protection Regulations the legal sector have three strong motivators (other than their own desire to offer the highest level of professional services) to protect their data....

Email security seminar: The best way to prevent phishing

Event - 09/09/2019 : Central London, Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management, Practice Management, Workshops and seminars

Phishing is the most significant cyber threat to the UK Legal Sector.

How do we know?

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) worked together with the Law Society, SRA, National Crime...

Sprout It legal summer social

Event - 06/08/2019 : Greater London, Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Networking and social events, Practice Management, Practice Management

It's time - our favourite time of the year is here and we are ready to celebrate it with a lovely summery outdoor soiree!

Come join us for some serious fun, a few summery cocktails, network with your peers, meet some Sprouts and have a...

What can law firms do to reduce the chances of a successful data breach?

Event - 10/06/2019 : Central London, Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management, Workshops and seminars

In the aftermath of headline-grabbing cyber attacks, managing partners in law firms and Barristers' Chambers around the world have been posing the same question to their firm’s IT leaders:

“Could this happen to us?”...

Sprout IT: Mobile and phone security for legal – What are the greatest threats?

News Article - 08/01/2019 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Solicitors and lawyers often spend a great deal of their time out of the office; in court, at clients’ premises, and so on. That means you’re often away from your desk and instead carry out important phone calls and conduct important...

Cyber resilience – the six biggest threats right now for legal

Resource - 12/11/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management

Cyber resilience – the ability to withstand both attacks on your computer network and attempts to steal valuable client data – is a business priority which an increasing number of legal firms in London and UK depend on us for year...

Sprout IT: The legal IT landscape right now

News Article - 06/11/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Practice Management

As 2018 draws to a close, many in the legal sector will remember it as the year of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In the six months prior to its introduction, we sensed a growing concern within solicitors’ practices and...

Sprout IT discuss how to build a solid cyber resilient reputation online

News Article - 05/11/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Legal firms are among the top three targets for cyber criminals looking for access to sensitive data which can then be exploited or sold on for financial reward.  

A Verizon report suggested that 90% of...

Cyber safety rules for legal

Resource - 03/10/2018 : Hosted provider for legal, IT Support for solicitors, legal it, Outsource IT support in legal, Security IT specialist in legal, Risk & Compliance, Technology

By Fiona Hamilton, head of client services, Sprout IT

Given the highly sensitive nature of the data held on individuals and companies by legal firms, solicitors’ practices and barristers’ chambers often find themselves...