Cybersecurity no longer can be relegated to the IT department or be part of general guidelines on computer use. Cybersecurity, or as some industries call it, cyberrisk, is part of doing business.
Why are law firms behind on this issue? The problem is money. Each person quoted in this article mentioned cost as a major factor for why law firms are lagging in preparing for cyberattacks. To have an effective cyberrisk program requires, at minimum, up-to-date software, which—for any size law firm—can be very expensive.
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