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LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions has partnered with two of the leading experts on Cyber Security to bring you the ‘Cyber Security Blog Series’.

Gary Hibberd, Managing Director of the international cyber security consultancy Agenci highlights the cyber security issues facing law firms - from both a technology and employee perspective.

Andrew Taylor, Converge Technology Specialists’ Technical Director discusses cyber security from a cloud perspective; how cloud solutions can help in terms of cyber security and throughout the business of law.

Law Firms: The perfect storm for cybercriminals.

Posted by Gary Hibberd | Feb 13, 2017

In 2015 statistics showed there had been over 5.1 Million cases of online fraud and over 2.5 Million cases…

People – You are the weakest link. Goodbye

Posted by Gary Hibberd | Feb 13, 2017

They used to say "To err is human, but to really foul things up takes a computer."

Law Firms: Cloud computing is secure – but are you?

Posted by Gary Hibberd | Feb 13, 2017

As a law firm, you understand the importance of keeping client information confidential.

Organised and disorganised cybercrime

Posted by Gary Hibberd | Feb 13, 2017

When thinking about cybercrime, many imagine a loan teenager sat in their bedroom 'hacking' into a corporate…

Why external cybercriminals aren’t your biggest cyber problem

Posted by Gary Hibberd | Feb 13, 2017

When we think of 'cybercriminals' we conjure up images of shadowy figures, cloaked in darkness spending countless…

The deep, dark web; what is it and why you should care?

Posted by Gary Hibberd | Feb 13, 2017

The internet, or 'World Wide Web' as most of us know it, came to life in October 1989 when Sir Tim Berners-Lee…

5 ways cloud can transform your business

Posted by Andrew Taylor | Feb 13, 2017

As firms begin to embrace the cloud we look at 5 ways cloud can transform your business, support your business…

Best practice for moving to the cloud

Posted by Andrew Taylor | Feb 13, 2017

Cloud computing is proliferating the legal sector as firms see the benefits of having greater agility, effective…

Cloud and Compliance – protecting your client data

Posted by Andrew Taylor | Feb 13, 2017

Cloud computing is proliferating the legal sector as firms see the benefits of having effective business continuity…

Could your firm recover?

Posted by Andrew Taylor | Feb 13, 2017

Law firms hold a wealth of valuable client data and funds, all of which make them a very attractive target…

About the Author:


With over 10 years of experience of IT infrastructure and datacentre solution management, Andrew leads the highly-skilled team of technical consultants and analysts at Converge Technology Specialists. His wealth of knowledge has proved invaluable to clients in terms of network design, harnessing ‘best of breed’ technology and creating infrastructure roadmaps that are aligned with business strategy. Operating solely in the legal sector, Andrew is well-placed to advise on the technical nuances attributed to law firms with particular expertise in application performance improvements linked to infrastructure. Often asked to speak at sector-leading events, Andrew has recently focussed on the growing threat of cybercrime and the risks posed to law firms, offering practical guidance and advice on how to mitigate against the likelihood of attack.

Converge Technology Specialists
As the only Cloud Computing Provider dedicated to UK law firms, Converge Technology Specialists have over 10 years’ experience advising law firms on how to align their IT roadmap with the firm’s overarching business strategy. Delivering a suite of hosted and managed infrastructure services, including Hosted Desktop, IaaS, DRaaS and Infrastructure Support, Converge Technology Specialists work closely with firms to facilitate key business goals including improved productivity, mitigating the risks of cyber-crime and achieving growth.

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