OnGuard Security Awareness

Keeping Your Data Safe Through US Customs

Keeping Your Data Safe Through US Customs

Are you familiar with the "broad reach exception" of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)? The CBP operates under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which has given the CBP an exception from the rule requiring probable cause or a warrant before engaging in searches or seizure at international borders and international airports. Find out why you should care.

Your Recipe for a Delectable Security Awareness Program

Your Recipe for a Delectable Security Awareness Program

Looking for the recipe for a successful security awareness program? One that promotes behavior change? Make people your core ingredient, and then steep the program in Traveling Coaches’ secret sauce: a blend of sponsorship, coalitions, relevance, metrics, media, marketing and perspective.

Data Privacy: The Next Big Training Initiative You Need to Tackle

Data Privacy: The Next Big Training Initiative You Need to Tackle

In the age of Panama Papers, WikiLeaks and near-daily news stories of data breaches and hacks, law firms understand they must take measures to ensure information security is a priority. From technological safeguards to employee education programs, most law firms have implemented information security strategies to help protect their firm and client data from outside threats. However, there is another challenge looming on the horizon: data privacy.

Vendor Management: Is Outsourcing Putting Your Firm at Risk?

Vendor Management: Is Outsourcing Putting Your Firm at Risk?

As the number and complexity of security audits continue to expand, law firms must pay more attention than ever to the risks posed by their vendors. In an increasingly outsourced world, law firms have to ensure their vendor partners closely guard the private and confidential information entrusted to them.

Information Security: What you do matters...Yes, even you

Information Security: What you do matters...Yes, even you

This is the time of the year around our house where we are approaching a heightened holiday season (yes, I'm including Halloween in that list …don't judge).  It's always a good time of the year to remind ourselves of a very important truth …WHAT YOU DO MATTERS …YES, EVEN YOU!  …and what you do impacts more than just you!