Category Archives: Security

Why Hackers Love Shadow IT

Hackers love Shadow IT because it provides them with new opportunities to get at your firm’s data and private information. And because businesses tend not to know about the Shadow IT running in their organizations, defenses against hackers tend to be weaker or non-existent. What is Shadow IT and Where Can It Be Found? Shadow […]

Common Types of Spyware

In previous articles, we’ve discussed phishing and ransomware and how they can wreak havoc on your firm, clients, and employees. However, you should be aware of another type of malicious hacker program — Spyware. Spyware is a specific type of software that can be particularly insidious. What is Spyware? Spyware is software that allows hackers […]

The Most Important Policies and Procedures to Implement in Your Organization Now

You’ve taken many steps to mitigate security risks for your organization. From using firewalls to ensuring that patches and updates are done on time and that antivirus software is running on all workstations, these steps help to prevent attacks and malicious software. But what are the most important policies and procedures to implement in your […]

How to Keep Your Law Firm, Not-for-Profit, or Business Safe

WCA Technologies President, Peter Fidler, talks with Vijilan’s Security Team Lead, Vincent D. Cosomano, in this exclusive one-to-one conversation on the topic of “Next Generation Security”. Find out what companies need to do in order to protect themselves from emerging threats in 2021 and beyond. This is an On-Demand Webinar — register and watch the […]

Why Your Business Must Have a Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan

If your organization has not yet experienced a cybersecurity event, it’s only a question of time. Size, industry, niche – none of these offer any protection from attackers today. To help reduce your risk and provide some level of protection, it’s critical to have a cybersecurity incident response plan in place. What Is a Cybersecurity […]

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and Security Breaches

Data security has become more important than ever. Information is more valuable than money to today’s attackers, and they will exploit any chink in your armor in their drive to access it. IT companies need a suite of tools and techniques to help avoid security events and help businesses recover from breaches. Security Information and […]

Making Office365 More Secure: Hardening Steps to Know

Office365 – A Central Role in Your Business Chances are good that Microsoft Office365 plays a central role in your business. You probably use Word and Excel, send emails with Outlook, create presentations in PowerPoint, and brainstorm with Notes. It’s a truly handy set of productivity tools. However, it’s also a potential point of vulnerability […]

What Law Firms Are Doing to Re-Open: Part Two

A New Webinar from Circle Management Group and WCA Technologies On October 1st, learn about best practice for law firms that wish to re-open, including the heightened threat of Shadow IT. [This webinar has ended, however you can watch the recording now.] Why Should you Attend? While remote work is here to stay for the […]