How Does The Recent Facebook Hack Affect Law Firms?

Facebook Hack Dangerous For Law FirmsWith Halloween this week we just couldn’t help ourselves. We had to take a look at this scary story of Facebook’s recent cyber hack of the century.  The recent Facebook hack directly compromised an estimated 50 million Facebook accounts – including those of its bigwigs Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg.

Add the other 40 million at-risk accounts, and it puts this breach as the largest the social networking site has ever experienced.

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How To Manage Millennials: A Guide For Baby Boomer Managers

How to Manage Millennials in the WorkplaceHow to manage Millennials? That is the question? Because by 2025, a whopping 75% of the workforce will be made up of Millennials.

This means, in just a few years your office will be in the hands of people that are “the most populous, educated, and diverse generation in American history” but also think that eating Tide pods and putting it online is a good idea. For all of the baby boomers out there, this blog post is for you.

As a manager, are you ready to supervise the generation the Internet most love to hate?

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HATE Using Your IT Support Provider’s Ticketing System? Look Closer…It Isn’t The System You Hate!

IT ticketing system managed services provider Does hearing the words “ticketing system” make you want to throw your printer through the window? I’ll bet you HATE using a dang ticketing system! But look closer, it isn’t the system you hate…

More likely the ticket system is being used by your provider as a gatekeeper – a hurdle or barrier you have to cross to get help.  This ISN’T why ticketing systems were invented but, unfortunately, how they are used.

I had a prospective customer tell me, “If you even mention the word ticketing system, my partners will freak out.” I thought – “Jeez, what am I getting into here?” but I stuck with it and dug a little deeper to figure out why they were so averse to this very useful tool – turns out the things they hate had more to do with their managed services provider’s process than with the tool.

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Goodbye FuseMail, Hello ProofPoint Anti-Spam Email Software: User-Friendly, Easy Digests

best anti-spam software for email ProofPoint Anti-Spam Email SoftwareIf you’re an existing client of ours you know we’re always evaluating our internal tools, evaluating what our clients’ experiences and refining our offerings, whether it’s a tool, a software or a service we offer.

As part of our core values, always find a way, when we find something better we’re going to make the change for the benefit of our customers.

We’ve listened to the feedback from our customers; we’re always on the cutting edge of technology offerings and in tune with our industry. Our latest upgrade to ProofPoint Anti-Spam Email Software is going to continue to ensure protection from malware, imposter emails, business email compromise (BEC) in an even easier user-friendly interface.

We’ve brought in, Mike Bodhe, one of our Support Services Engineers Allstars, to answer a few questions around unrolling this new product to our customers.

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Data Recovery Plan For Law Firms: Managed Services Providers Don’t Let Natural Disasters Wipe Out Your Law Firm

Law Firm Data RecoveryNatural disasters like Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael remind us of the importance of building data recovery plan for law firms: managed services providers keep you in business – rain or shine.

October is Cyber-Security awareness month. In lieu of all the recent hurricane activities, in this article we’re diving into data recovery and data disaster planning for law firms. You won’t want to miss our upcoming webinar, Cyber Fortress: Protecting Your Data Empire — check it out here!

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Webinar Recap: The Patient Organization – Leading With Clarity And Building Loyalty In Your Company

Patient Organization Recap Walt Brown

Title: The Patient Organization: Leading With Clarity And Building Loyalty In Your Company
Date and Time: WEDNESDAY, October 3, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Presenter: Walt Brown, Full Time Entrepreneurial Operating System® Implementer
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates

You won’t want to miss this webinar, featuring Walt Brown, as he dives into The Patient Organization; his dynamic approach to eliminate dysfunction within organizations while achieving significant organizational loyalty and improvement. Walt is seven for seven for launching and growing companies. During the last decade, he has helped transform the culture of more than 135 organizations across the country through patience and best-practice exercises.

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Reel To Real Part 2: 5 Movies That Inspire Leadership Skills Every CEO Can Use To Get Better Results For Their Company

movie that inspire leadershipReel To Real: 5 Movies That Inspire Leadership Skills Every CEO Can Use To Get Better Results For Their Company (Part 2!)

Movies That Inspire Leadership: Audrey Hepburn famously said, “Everything I learned I learned from the movies.” And if you’re a CEO intent to lead your team to achieve better results, everything you need to know, you can learn in an underdog sports story.

Cindy Anderson’s powerful discussion around leadership traits was the catalyst for this fun series.  This is part 2 in our two part segment: Reel To Real, Movies That Inspire Leadership Skills For CEOs. (If you missed Part 1, check it out here!)  Earlier this week we dove into our first two picks on awesome sports-inspired movies that inspire courage and the leader within us all.

If you need permission to binge on some excellent flicks in the name of Leadership Development, here’s your ticket!

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Reel To Real Part 1: 5 Movies That Inspire Leadership Skills Every CEO Can Do To Score Better Results For Their Business

 5 Key Things Every CEO Can Do To Achieve Better Results

5 Movies That Inspire Leadership Skills Every CEO Can Do To Get Better Results For Your Company. (Part 1)

Audrey Hepburn famously said, “Everything I learned I learned from the movies.” And if you’re a CEO intent to on developing your leadership skills to lead your team to achieve better results, everything you need to know, you can learn in an underdog sports story.

So grab some popcorn and your mobile device to take notes, because it’s time to Netflix and lead in part 1 of this 2 part series, Reel To Real: Leadership Skills From The Movies.

If anyone knows how sweet a victory ending is, it’s Thinc Strategy founder, Cindy Anderson.

With more than 20 years of leadership skills management under her belt, she’s helped over 140 local and international clients increase their corporate value with a straightforward and effective strategy – cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset.

In her webinar, Essential Leadership Skills Needed For Long-Term Success she breaks down her game plan on how CEOs can encourage everyone in their organization – including themselves – to develop an entrepreneurial mindset using five key points.

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Lose A Cool $1.6 Million In One Email: CEO Fraud And How You Can Fight Back

CEO Fraud Email ScamGot A Cool $1.6 Million To Burn? CEO Fraud And The Repercussions To A Business Like Yours

Here’s how you can lose $1.6 million from one email…the timeline goes something like this:

  1. A short and simple email from your boss, asking you to immediately send a large sum of the company’s fund to a new bank account, supposedly given to him personally by the supplier.
  2. You notice a few spelling errors, here and there. But it’s your boss, so you decide to let it go. You’re a little bit suspicious though of a supplier going directly to your boss instead of through you at accounting.
  3. You decide to ignore it for now. You want to confirm with the supplier first. But then you start to worry that your boss might find out that you didn’t believe his email, so you decide against it.
  4. You remember watching a funny TED video about this guy replying to spam, so you decide to check with your IT department first to make sure you’re not giving away money to some Nigerian prince.
  5. But before you could, you receive another email from your boss, asking what’s taking you so long to transfer the funds. You think about how he rarely contacts you. But he’s contacting you now for this particular transaction, so it must be important.
  6. You notice another spelling error. Glaring this time. But the boss – the one who hasn’t sent you an email for the two years you’ve been in the company – has emailed you twice now. Twice.
  7. So with the overwhelming need to impress your boss, you go against all common sense, and you make the transfer.

…And that’s how you lose millions of dollars from a poorly spelled CEO Fraud email.

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