4 Areas Of Cyberattack Vulnerability For Law Firms

By Ara Aslanian (March 26, 2021, 3:37 PM EDT) -- According to a January report from Georgetown University and Thomson Reuters, 84% of law firms increased their information technology budgets last year to keep up with the demands of a remote workforce. But as new technologies and platforms proliferate in companies, their cybersecurity risks multiply, too.

The pandemic has created a surge in attacks from cybercriminals trying to exploit the additional difficulties businesses now face in securing their networks.

Goodwin Procter LLP and Jones Day were recently breached in a hack of a file transfer system used widely by legal professionals to share documents. Hackers seek out sensitive personal and financial...

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