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Ethics & Civility: I’ve Had a Data Breach. Now What?

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Originally appeared in the Utah State Bar Journal, Jan/Feb 2019.

 

After conducting surveys and assessments of more than 200 law firms ranging in size from one attorney to more than 400, a law firm cybersecurity consulting firm released an
astonishing report about law firm cybersecurity:

  • “Every law firm assessed was unwantedly targeted for confidential client data in 2016–2017.”
  • Across the law firms surveyed and tested, there were on average 10,000 intrusion attempts per day, per server.

Lawyers must employ reasonable efforts to monitor their technology and office resources connected to the Internet, external data sources, and external vendors.  Read full article >>>

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