Foley & Lardner Faced Cyber Event, But Says Data Is Safe

By Dave Simpson (October 26, 2018, 10:59 PM EDT) -- Foley & Lardner LLP was hit with a cyber event that disrupted its IT systems this past week, Jill Chanen, a firm spokesperson, said in an email Friday.

The firm confirmed that there was no unauthorized access to client data, noting that it has security safeguards in place designed to protect its systems and data. It did not elaborate on the nature of the attack.

"Safeguarding the security and confidentiality of our client information is and will continue to be our highest priority," Chanen said. 

A slew of high profile cyber events have impacted firms over the last few years.

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