Wilson Elser Took Network Offline After Cyber 'Incident'

Law360 (February 10, 2020, 7:04 PM EST) -- The defense litigation law firm Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP said Monday that it took its network offline after a recent cybersecurity "incident" that compromised the ability of its more than 800 attorneys to access their emails and files.

After a cybersecurity incident, many of Wilson Elser's attorneys were working remotely and "accessing emails through a remote process," a spokesman said.  Wilson Elser took its systems down as a precaution after its internal warning systems detected suspicious activity on its network, the firm's public relations manager, Wayne Travers Jr., told Law360 in a statement later posted to the firm's website....

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