Law firms are increasingly the target of cyber attacks. Since 2012, cyber attacks have been constantly on the rise, culminating in several high profile breaches in 2015 and 2016.
Cyber criminals recognize law firms as vaults of proprietary sensitive corporate data and as such, optimal target for cyber security attacks. From the Panama Papers to DLA Piper, 2017 was one of the most challenging cybersecurity years for law firms and there is no indication that this trend is slowing down in 2018.
At the same time, law firm clients are considering cyber security as a serious factor in decision making and firms that fail to address security threats are more likely to lose business, face regulatory actions and even face lawsuits from clients. Read more