There's Always a Bigger Phish: Legal Industry Security Strategies

Legal documents live transitory lives. They contain reams of sensitive information that pass through the hands of lawyers and paralegals, and then they go through the process of being reviewed and signed by clients, clerks, opposing counsels, and judges. When they finally get to the location where records are stored, they are often inadvertently exposed to others - even firm outsiders - who shouldn't have access to them at all. 

Phishing in the Legal Industry

Legal Firms Security Strategies

As a result, the exposure of confidential material is something that happens all too often and puts the firm in danger of falling short of one of its cardinal commitments: guarding and securing client information. But with the right email security strategies in place, you can protect this data across workstations, mobile devices, and partner inboxes, keeping your clients safe, and employees secure.

Read the full Law.Com article featuring Jeffery Lauria, iCorps VP of Technology, here: There's Always a Bigger Phish: How the Legal Industry Can Get a Handle on Cybersecurity Threats

As a legal firm operating domestically, you're contending with a number of regulatory frameworks including FRCP, ESI, GDPR, and more. In order to best meet these requirements, we recommend these essential security tools for our clients in the legal services industry:

  • Managed Security
  • Managed Email Security
  • Multi-factor Authentication
  • Cloud Access Security Broker
  • End Point Detection and Response
  • Security Operations Center as a Service (SOCaaS)

Now, more than ever, take the time to review your cyber security and compliance posture. For more information about implementing any of these solutions for your legal firm, reach out to iCorps for a free IT consultation.

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