I reflect today on two online article headlines that recently captured my attention – “Legal firms prime target for cybercriminals warn experts” and “500 law firms targeted by scammers”. I wonder how an industry that has been historically known as the stalwarts of client privilege and protection has come into the crosshairs of cybercriminals.
Lately we have noticed a growing interest for encryption and data security in the legal services industry. Legal services face a similar challenge as other verticals with the need to protect corporate assets being shared through multiple devices and portals. An effective encryption can help significantly reduce liability, negative public image and hefty fines resulting from lost or stolen data.