The topic of  my presentation for the New Jersey Association of Legal Administrators annual Managing Partner Night was “Leadership Ethics”. It was a great group and a receptive audience. My presentation was sponsored by a document solutions company whose main message was to encourage a robust computer back up protocol.

Before I began my presentation on ethics, I emphasized the importance of that message and how ransomware is one of the most significant threats facing small businesses today. If you have a backup, you will never have to pay a ransom to get your files back, even if you are victimized by cryptolocker.

Take the recent cases of two hospitals who were both attacked by cryptolocker. Hospital A had to pay a ransom to unlock their files, hospital B did not. The difference was that hospital B had a clean backup that was used to restore their files. A lesson for us all on the importance of backups.

 

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Now for more on the main topic of my presentation to the New Jersey ALA, please see this link to my ethics handout:

 

https://www.thelanzagroup.com/jeff-lanza-speaking-topics/