Managing Cyber Fraud Risk At Law Firms

Law360, New York (October 14, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT) -- Law firms have become adept at using their websites and online presence to build their brands but may be less familiar with how to handle business that comes in over the digital transom. Evaluating a potential client, particularly one where online interaction is the primary means of communication, can be difficult. In at least one documented scam that targets law firms, would-be perpetrators are using the anonymity of digital communications to commit fraud.

Other cyber frauds include hacking, check fraud, privacy breaches and identity theft. At...
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