James Lincoln

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Cybersecurity

Why Managed Security Services from a single provider can battle Utilities hacks

The potential for cyber attacks on utility companies providing water or power to a country is very real. Indeed, utilities are hacked more often than many think. There are plenty of scary examples such as North Korea allegedly targeting US electricity firms, the WannaCry ransomware worm earlier this year or the infiltration of a New York dam in 2013.

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Computing Security Excellence Awards 2017

Computing Security Excellence Awards 2017

CenturyLink are excited to announce that we have been named as the winner of the Managed Security Award in the 2017 Computing Security Excellence Awards. We've been helping businesses around the world to secure their business critical systems, applications and data for a number of years, and see this recognition as a validation of our strategy and services.

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Law firms: compliance and resilience in the cloud

Moving into the cloud should be a key objective in the digital transformation strategy of any law firm. Providing a remote infrastructure can free up the time of in-house IT staff to focus on product innovation and makes it easier to roll out agile working for fee earners. Furthermore, hosted services can reduce overall IT costs and improve infrastructure resilience and data security and compliance.

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Getting ready for the General Data Protection Regulation?

Almost everyone must know by now that the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR) is coming into force next year. However, many businesses are still unsure where to begin with preparing to be compliant with the regulation. CenturyLink's new relationship with Company85 can help customers to better understand where they are, and what steps they need to take to achieve compliance.

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The GDPR Data Breach Notification Legislation

The General Data Protection Regulation, or the GDPR as it is more commonly called, is getting closer to being a potentially costly reality for businesses around the world. Some of the largest fines that companies could face will result from data breaches and not reporting these in a timely manner (within 72 hours of being detected). It may sound like an obvious statement, but detecting a data breach is an essential first step in reporting it.

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Client communication in the age of the modern law firm

Although many law firms were initially reluctant to embrace new ways of communicating with their clients, the legal sector has gradually adapted to client demand for more versatile forms of communication.

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Cybersecurity: considerations for law firms and their clients

Law firms understand the implications of data breaches more than most types of business, so they should ensure their own systems are secure, especially in advance of GDPR, and they should be advising their clients to do the same.

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Building a remote infrastructure for the legal sector

A transformation has been taking place over the last few years in the workplace. The legal sector is one of many industries which have been exploring the benefits of agile working, providing employees with the opportunity of working more flexibility both in terms of hours and location.

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Online dispute resolution: The pros and cons

Online dispute resolution (ODR) is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) which takes place with the speed and convenience of the internet. It is a broad term, covering a range of online technologies (including email and videoconferencing) - or a combination of online and offline methods - which are used to help resolve primarily high volume and low value disputes.

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Computing Security Excellence Awards 2017

CenturyLink are proud to have been shortlisted for the Managed Security Award in the 2017 Computing Security Excellence Awards.

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