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Three-quarters of law firms “unprepared” for EU data regulation with six months to go

Three quarters of law firms are still unprepared for the EU general data protection regulation which comes into force next May, potentially opening them up to large penalties, according to new research. It also found that one in five law firms admitted to experiencing an attempted cyber attack in the last month.

November 14th, 2017 | No Comments »

Ex-FBI cyber chief warns lawyers over corporate espionage

Basic digital housekeeping like keeping software up-to-date and backing up data separately from your network will solve most cyber-security issues – with corporate espionage one issue law firms have to face – according to a former assistant director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.

October 19th, 2017 | No Comments »

Law firms’ cyber security plans becoming number one issue for indemnity insurers

Cyber security is becoming a central issue for professional indemnity insurers, and firms will in future need to demonstrate what protections they have against cyber criminals before they are offered cover, a leading broker has predicted.

May 6th, 2015 | No Comments »