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Computer Resources of America (CRA) Listed as Top IT Services & Consulting Firms, and Top Cloud Consultants by Clutch

By CRA | December 13, 2017
Computer Resources of America named Top IT Services & Consulting Firms and Top Cloud Consultants representing 12% of companies from the IT Services industry of Global Leaders by Clutch. B2B ratings and reviews platform Clutch has named Computer Resources of America (CRA) a Global Leader in two categories on its annual Global Leaders List, an exclusive ranking of the most highly recommended...

The Importance of Backups: Restoring Data After A Breach

By CRA | November 21, 2017
In one year, from April 2016 to August 2017, 14 million small businesses were hacked. Small- to medium-sized businesses have a high risk of cyber attacks for a host of reasons. The combination of the number of attacks and the risk has moved Congress to seek legislation creating a set of resources and guidelines for small businesses to help keep them safe from the myriad attacks that they face....

The 17 Types of Cyber Attacks You're Likely To Face

By CRA | November 14, 2017
When a cyber security attack happens to a big company it hits the news and gets plenty of air time. In a world of virtual money hundreds of thousands can be affected by a data breach. But it’s not just big banks and dating sites that are at risk. Small to medium-sized businesses are the likeliest targets of attacks. What kinds of cyber attack exist and how can you prevent them? Here are the #...

Why Are SMBs Targets For Hackers?

By CRA | November 08, 2017
Small to medium-sized businesses, or SMBs, are at the most risk for hacks. If your business has fewer than 1000 employees, there’s a good chance that you’re at risk. Let’s explore why and how hackers target SMBs and how to tighten up your enterprise to avoid a breach. What Makes SMBs At Risk For Hacking One of the main reasons small to medium businesses are at risk for hacking is a lack of...

4 Ways To Protect Your IoT Devices

By CRA | November 02, 2017
Ten years ago the first iPhone hit the market and our lives changed. Sure, there were BlackBerry and Treo phones before then that hinted at the capabilities of internet-capable phones but it was the iPhone that opened us to all the possibilities. The most incredible of those possibilities? The Internet of Things: the network of devices that can communicate with each other. The IoT includes cars,...

How Law Firms Can Harness The Power of Social Media To Gain Clients

By CRA | September 19, 2017
Social media isn’t just for brands. People go to social for news, recommendations and to educate themselves. If your law firm is using traditional advertising, it’s time to reconsider. Here’s how social can help your firm gain clients. Social Media Works For Law Firms Despite the fact that social media works, few law firms have leveraged its power. Here’s why social works and an easy way to build...

Is Your Law Firm Compliant With The 2017 ABA Email Guidelines?

By CRA | September 12, 2017
For an attorney email security is vital to both your reputation and your career. The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility has updated its stance on electronic communication. Here’s what you need to know. Attorney Email Expectations Historically, it has taken time for professional organizations to catch up with technology. Recent worldwide attention...

How to Improve Law Firm Digital Defenses

By CRA | September 06, 2017
Cyberattacks have been on the rise across all industries in recent years. Because law is not thought of as a technology-driven industry, security is often overlooked. In fact, a 2017 study revealed that two-thirds of law firms surveyed had some sort of security breach. On top of that, 77% didn’t have cyber insurance and 53% didn’t have a security breach response plan. Law firms are tempting...

Empowering Attorneys in the Field with Secure File Access

By CRA | August 30, 2017
Even the simplest legal matters require substantial paperwork.  Many individuals require access to files during case processing, too.  Paralegals, administrative assistants, clerks and other attorneys regularly review and consult documents on behalf of clients.  PDFs and other digital formats have simplified life for lawyers, since documents are instantly searchable and shareable.  Cloud...