3-Hour Program

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Overview

Why You Should Attend

Cybersecurity attacks and data breaches at law firms are a growing problem.  Experts agree it’s not a question of “if” a cyber-attack will occur, but “when.”  Attorneys are under increasing pressure from government regulators and clients to ensure that sensitive client data stored in law firm servers is secure. PLI’s experts will explore the legal, technological, and ethics issues lawyers should know about, and discuss best practices for guarding against cybersecurity attacks and handling the aftermath when a cyber breach occurs.

What You Will Learn

  • Why lawyers and law firms are particularly attractive targets for cyber-attacks
  • Best cybersecurity practices for attorneys, law firms and law departments
  • Special cybersecurity risks and requirements for law firms with banking/financial services clients
  • A look at the SEC’s cybersecurity guidance and what it means for law firms that represent public companies 

Program Level: Overview

Intended Audience: In-house counsel, outside attorneys, and related professionals responsible for maintaining client privacy and securing client data.

Prerequisites: An interest in maintaining client privacy and securing client data.

Advanced Preparation: None 

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