September 2021

Your Confluence instance was hacked if you were running an affected version on August 25th or thereafter.

There were ample signs something big was brewing as all US agencies were issuing warning for Labor Day Weekend.  They were too slow to provide useful information, but they were right.  On August 25th Atlassian [...]

March 2021

Employee is being fired: an explanation for why wiping a device is likely not an option.

Very often an organization falsely believes they can wipe a device in the event of an employee termination using a remote wipe command.  While remote wipe technology may be available for some/all mobile devices, it [...]

August 2020

June 2020

Successfully Transitioning to Filevine Legal Case Management.

Law firms are increasingly interested in adopting software-as-a-service legal case management solutions to modernize their existing practices. We have been asked repeatedly to provide security insights into adopting SaaS products including CasePeer, LEAP, PracticePanther, Clio, [...]

May 2020


Cybersecurity means protecting electronic devices and electronically stored information. Cybersecurity is a component of information security and addresses protection and restoration of information technology within an organization. All organizations are different and thus require different levels or protections. Likelihood is the chance that a threat will affect a business and serves as a guide in determining what protections should be put into place.


Strategic thinking is at the heart of information security and each organization needs to meet demands of adequate security. Any company, big or small, should be capable of doing an inventory of all information technology assets and analyzing risks. For small organizations this can be as simple as understanding each asset’s confidentiality, integrity, and availability needs; rating it’s importance to the business and acceptable recovery points and time windows; and allocating resources for methodical solutions to the most important parts.
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