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6 Risks Affecting Cybersecurity for Law Firms

We are all “custodians of data.” Law firms specifically are stewards of some of the most sensitive information stored and shared; a fact that doesn’t elude nefarious cybercriminal syndicates. Below are some of the top cybersecurity risks affecting law firms.

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Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting law firms; extortion is quickly realized, given the nature of highly confidential client data. The digital footprint of law firms is constantly expanding, leading to more entrances to a firm’s network infrastructure, which is a direct gateway to data. This expansion, combined with insider risks (a firm’s own staff), makes having risk-control protocols of paramount importance.

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