12 Jun

Why Lawyers Should Take Windows 7 End-of-Support Seriously

As IT consultants for attorneys, we are all for making your technology purchases last. Windows 7, unfortunately, can’t be one of them. As of January 2020, Windows 7 will no longer receive security patches. If you are still running it next year, you will be actively posing a risk to your clients’ data. In 2017, Read more…

10 Apr

5 Ways to Know if You Are a Data Security Risk

When we help law firms implement security programs, we take the expected technical measures: we plug up holes in the network, apply encryption where necessary, install monitoring solutions, and so on. But the most important aspect of any security program, user training and awareness, is also the one that is hardest to control with any Read more…

08 Apr

NetDocuments to Discontinue Support of Internet Explorer

Say Goodbye to Internet Explorer and ActiveX! ActiveX control has been used for years to connect desktops to NetDocuments’ web technologies in Internet Explorer. In March of 2019, NetDocuments released ndClick, the successor to ActiveX. The release of ndClick meant the eventual end of ActiveX updates. On March 31s, 2020, NetDocuments will no longer be Read more…

01 Apr

Moving Past Password Complexity: Security for the Modern Law Firm

Reprinted with permission from: International Legal Technology Association, April 2019, published by the International Legal Technology Association, 159 N. Sangamon Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60607. Authored by Joseph Hoegler of Kraft Kennedy. Here. New Security Challenges Mobility, the cloud, and the modern workplace have fused to create unprecedented opportunities for law firms to connect with clients and Read more…

12 Mar

Windows 7 End of Life

Windows 7 End of Life is Approaching The deadline is here. (That is, it’s in January 2020, but if you want to make it, you should start planning your desktop upgrade project now!) As of that date, Windows 7 will no longer receive patches and updates from Microsoft. Contact us today to schedule your upgrade Read more…

06 Mar

Tips and Tricks for Azure Information Protection (AIP)- Part 3 of 3

Setup and usage tips for Azure Information Protection These are the default labels you get with Azure Information Protection (AIP). We recommend that you meet with your firm leaders to develop a classification and security plan.  Similar to planning other systems like Document Management, try to focus on a simple and clear strategy.  If you Read more…

26 Feb

How to Use Azure Information Protection (AIP) -Part 2 of 3

We have been trying Azure Information Protection (AIP) here at Kraft Kennedy. Here is a glimpse of how it actually works from the administrator’s point of view. How to Use AIP Once you have AIP working, you can either manually apply classifications to email and documents, or build rules to automatically apply classifications.  While the Read more…

07 Feb

Protect Your Firm from Cyberattacks: A Low-Tech Solution to a High-Tech Problem

This is a guest post from Doug Striker, CEO of Savvy Training. Savvy Training is Kraft Kennedy’s trusted partner in legal technology. We help firms find and implement the right solutions, and we rely on Savvy to help our clients reap maximum benefits with smart training. Among other things, Savvy conducts incredibly effective security awareness training Read more…

06 Feb

A Fix for the Microsoft Exchange Zero-Day Vulnerability PrivExchange

UPDATE: Microsoft fixed the vulnerability formally, as expected, in the February updates to Exchange. Drop us a line if you have any questions or concerns about staying patched. What is PrivExchange? Last week Microsoft acknowledged a vulnerability, now being referred to as PrivExchange, that impacts all supported versions of Exchange (2010 through 2019).  (Technically, the Read more…

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