Many law firms have been forced to adapt to a remote-work environment because of COVID-19. This has placed an unprecedented burden on law firms’ technological capabilities.
It’s important to know what cyber liability insurance covers and what will happen to your premiums if you report a breach.
As with many types of emergencies, planning what you’ll do if cyber criminals attack your firm will also reduce the likelihood of being hacked in the first place.
If you, like most lawyers, don’t know if your firm is at risk for being hacked, now is the time to find out and then patch any holes.
Law firms can be particularly vulnerable to computer fraud, because they often retain sensitive, confidential information about their clients. They also have many points of access to that confidential information. While there is no magic answer to protect your data, here are 12 security basics every lawyer should know.
Electronic technology can save money by reducing the cost of storing and transmitting information and documents, but it also exposes lawyers to a new ethical and financial hazard: the danger that electronic information will be lost or stolen and the attendant expenses to notify victims.
Billable time determines your income; nonbillable time determines your future. You cannot afford not to have a disaster-recovery plan. Take it from two of more than 12 attorneys whose office building recently went up in smoke.
Critical information to maintain off premises and key disaster recovery supplies to have on hand.