Malware, short for malicious software, is any software used to disrupt computer operation, gather sensitive information, or gain access to private computer systems. Malware is defined by its malicious intent, acting against the requirements of the computer user, and does not include software that causes unintentional harm due to some deficiency. The term badware is sometimes used, and applied to both true (malicious) malware and unintentionally harmful software.Malware may be stealthy, intended to steal information or spy on computer users for an extended period without their knowledge, as for example Regin, or it may be designed to cause harm, often as sabotage (e.g.
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    …. If a bank takes an action that causes or could cause material weakness, there may be a possible FIRREA violation. Mere negligence is not enough to trigger a FIRREA violation. Engaging in misconduct is, however. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, FDIC and Federal Reserve have all enacted cybersecurity rules and protocols. Those rules…

    Due Diligence- 25 readers -

    … Cyber security insurance is a relatively new insurance product that has probably become more popular and important in today’s digital age. Think about it. Almost everything is created, transmitted, shared, and stored digitally. Companies utilize cloud-based platforms to store documents, share documents, and transmit documents. Documents…

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  • Is Your Website Secure? It Should Be.

    … of havoc – including losing your entire website overnight. Most law firms collect information from potential or existing clients online. The contact forms on your website collect names, phone numbers, and email addresses. Chances are, your visitors don’t want that information shared or leaked because of an unsecure connection. Without an SSL…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 9 readers -
  • How To Choose A Law Firm Website Hosting Provider

    … questions to ask a potential provider. What is Website Hosting? First, let’s break down the two main elements of a website: domain name and hosting. Your domain name is registered and purchased through a domain registrar, such as GoDaddy or NameCheap. It’s basically where your domain (or URL) lives. Your website hosting provider, however, is where your…

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