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Law firms are sweet targets for hackers given the rich data they store, from intellectual property to confidential merger details to personal and health information.
The last decade is rife with headlines about data hacks and ransomware attacks at even the most sophisticated global law firms.
Yet, according to the 2020 Legal Technology Survey Report conducted by the American Bar Association’s Legal Technology Resource Center fewer than half of the firms polled employ some of the most basic security measures, such as email and file encryption.
What can smaller firms do to protect their data and that of their clients?