With tech complexity shooting skyward, even pretty well-educated folk like lawyers have to watch their steps carefully when it comes to security slip-ups. Any one of the scenarios we list below could completely ruin your practice and your business for a long time — yet lawyers still do them every day. Just accept that tech problems will take place. However, you can and should take steps to mitigate how often they take place. A little prep will save much headache down the road.

1. Opening That Unknown Attachment

2. Leaving Your Mobile Device in Public Spaces

3. Using Public WiFi

4. Letting Someone Remote Desktop Your PC

5. Storing Everything on the Cloud Without Backing Up

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