What You Need To Know About Law Firm Cybersecurity

If you were a hacker trying to decide your next target, you’d likely want to pick an entity that has highly valuable and useful information that, simultaneously, lacks an effective security program.

Though so many of us focus a significant portion of our in-house practices on cybersecurity and data breaches, it may not come to mind right away that this target is right in our backyard: the law firm.

In a recent webinar put on by Logikcull, Olga Mack and Brian Focht (@NCCyberAdvocate) discussed not only the vulnerabilities every law firm is facing, but specifically focused on the kinds of cyber and data security related questions in-house counsel should be asking when hiring outside counsel.

As entities, law firm systems contain highly-sensitive financial data, corporate strategies, trade secrets, business transaction information and plenty of

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