Businesses of all types and sizes throughout the United States, Mexico and beyond bring their disputes to Gardere's litigation team and receive practical, responsive, boutique-style attention in return. Our clients have access to the firepower and value of a well-known and highly-regarded Firm's capabilities and interdisciplinary strengths.
Gardere has a national and international energy practice formed around our Energy Industry Team, which is a multidisciplinary group of approximately 60 attorneys with diverse backgrounds, experience and skills specific to the energy industry. Our team includes attorneys who have served as in-house counsel for major energy companies, providing a depth of insight into our clients' needs, issues and concerns. We understand and regularly practice in virtually every sector of the energy, and we represent a wide variety of industry participants from multinational corporations to individuals.
From our offices in the United States and Mexico, our International Practice helps clients operate in today’s global economy. We have more than 30 professionals operating as a boutique within an Am Law 200 law firm and are able to provide focused service with the resources of a large firm. We understand that clients who are engaged in the global marketplace need lawyers who can operate seamlessly across multiple jurisdictions. Our international experts are multi-lingual, are culturally fluent and intimately familiar with various legal systems across the world, especially those in Latin America. Whether you need help with commercial transactions, regulatory matters, customs and import regulations, immigration matters, M&A and joint ventures, international disputes, or international tax planning, Gardere’s international team is here to assist you.
We represent domestic and foreign private funds in all aspects of fund formation, fund operations, platform and add-on acquisitions, and portfolio company operations. Our team has a reputation for being the go-to-lawyers for private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds and family offices. We are known for our vast deal experience, the efficient way we staff and manage our work, and the way we maintain our relationships. We get deals done with sophisticated, strategic, and practical advice tailored to the needs of our clients.
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Employers want to blame cyberthreats on bad guys but “the threat actually originates from within when employees’ ignorance and/or negligence opens the door for cybercriminals” as reported by Kasperky in “Top 10 Tips for Educating Employees about Cybersecurity.”
Phishing Scam advice is included in Tip #4:
Phishing remains the primary method for infecting users via social engineering, especially for corporate employees.
Employees should know that, when in doubt, they should not click on or repost suspicious links in email, tweets, posts, online ads, messages,or attachments – even if they know the source.
Phishing schemes are probably one of the most prevalent methods that cybercriminals use to target businesses via employees.
BYOD advice is included in Tip #8:
Wireless connectivity, cloud services and file-synchronization applications are making these devices highly desirable targets for physical theft.
Thieves and hackers with stolen mobile devices will compromise them to lift valuable data or use them.
Here are the 10 tips:
Tip #1: Create and communicate clear-cut security policies.
Tip #2: Test employees’ security knowledge.
Tip #3: Require complex passwords that must be updated regularly.
Tip #4: Teach employees to avoid phishing scams.
Tip #5: Create systems to automatically back up work.
Tip #6: Use spam and web filters to close windows of vulnerability
Tip #7: Utilize systems management tools to ensure all software updates are installed across multiple endpoints.
Tip #8: Don’t forget mobile.
Tip #9: Keep the lines of communications open between IT and other staff.
Tip #10: Select a trusted security partner.
Kaspersky offered this simple advice which should be a help to all employers.
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