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April L. Sy

April is LMT's Administrative/Marketing Assistant. April brings decades of experience as both an independent blog author and in her previous experiences in marketing. April has been writing poetry, music lyrics, and short stories since the age of nine and had broadened her repertoire to include a book in progress about faith journey.
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Multifactor Authentication: Because Passwords Aren't Enough

Sep 29, 2022 8:00:00 AM / by April L. Sy posted in IT, Cyber-Security, Cybersecurity, Email Compromise, Vendor Email Compromise, Cybercrime, Small Business, Phishing, MFA, 2FA, Multifactor Authentication


What is MFA and Why Aren't Passwords Alone Good Enough?

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA), two-step verification, and Multi-Factor Verification (MFA) are all names for a process that makes the user prove their identity. MFA requires an individual to provide two or more credentials to authenticate their identity, thus adding an extra level of protection to user accounts.

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LMT's Response to the PrintNightmare Vulnerability

Jul 8, 2021 3:38:06 PM / by April L. Sy posted in security, Cybersecurity, Business Continuity, Microsoft, PrintNightmare



Just before the 4th of July long weekend, hackers were on the attack. On July 1, 2021, Microsoft released news of an active exploit impacting all Windows systems. This critical vulnerability, known as “PrintNightmare” (CVE-2021-1675) could have given an attacker full control of a Windows system (including the ability to deploy ransomware) if a user interacted with malicious code (via malicious attachment, web advertisement, webpage, etc.) that targeted the Printing Subsystem in Windows.

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Legal Tech Trends in 2021

Mar 3, 2021 11:04:14 AM / by April L. Sy posted in IT, Legal, Legal IT, Legal Tech, Client Experience, Digital Communication, Cloud, Business Model, 3CX, Law Firms, Legal Trends, Cloud Services, Automation, Due Diligence, Remote Workers, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Document Drafting, Non-Disclosure Agreement, Legal Firm


2020 has come to pass, and the seeds of change have begun to sprout throughout most industries. One industry in particular – the practice of law - may see the greatest change since the establishment of the “Cravath System.” The COVID-19 pandemic pushed the legal industry to accelerate the adoption of technology in order to continue providing legal services in a safe and secure safely. As more consumers move completely to digital, and as technology use in law continues, the legal industry will discover technological adoption increases profitability, improves the client experience, and provides the ability to access data, expand collaboration efforts, and coordinate resources at anytime from anywhere – all while strengthening data security and risk management.

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COVID-19: Changing the Workforce

Oct 8, 2020 8:15:00 AM / by April L. Sy posted in industries, IT, security, Cyber-Security, Cybersecurity, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Remote workforce returning to the office, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Small Business, Business


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