The Christopher Carmicle Case – the Hits Keep Coming!

By | All About eDiscovery | April 13, 2016
The Christopher Carmicle Case – the Hits Keep Coming!

In Brown Jordan Int’l v. Carmicle, 2016 WL 815827 (S.D. Fla. Mar. 2, 2016) – a case previously written about on February 11, 2016 the Court was required to determine whether certain actions taken by Christopher Carmicle (“Carmicle”), a high-ranking employee running two subsidiaries of an international furniture company,  warranted termination of his employment for cause. 

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Cybersecurity Alert: Monetization of Malware is One of the 7 Biggest Threats!

Cybersecurity Alert: Monetization of Malware is One of the 7 Biggest Threats!

There’s no substitute for training employees to avoid opening obviously suspect email and attachments, and HP Enterprise (HPE) issued a report which disclosed “a continued rise in attackers’ success at infiltrating enterprise networks” and as a result “defenders must accelerate their approach to detection, protection, response, and recovery.” 

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More Advice On How to Avoid Ransomware – Verify & Test Disaster Recovery Backup!

More Advice On How to Avoid Ransomware – Verify & Test Disaster Recovery Backup!

It’s one thing to backup data, and another to verify the backup was a success, but you also should test restoring backup data so you can “fix the issues before data gremlins such as hard drive failures, natural disasters, or ransomware delete your” data and intellectual property according to the article “How to review and test backup procedures to ensure data restoration” which was published on CSOonline on March 29, 2016.

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Good Advice from the FBI -9 Ways to Avoid Ransomware Including Not Using the “same Password for Everything”!

Good Advice from the FBI -9 Ways to Avoid Ransomware Including Not Using the “same Password for Everything”!

Ransomware is in the news every day, so it makes sense to follow the FBI’s warning to avoid paying a ransom of “hundreds to thousands of dollars” for “a type of malware that infects computers and restricts users’ access to their files or threatens the permanent destruction of their information…”

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