In “Law Firms, Legal Departments Predicted to Focus More on IT Risk” (Legaltech News, 21 Aug. 2017), K2 Intelligence's Cyber Defense team on the increase in corporate information security spending and the need for law firms and legal departments to help not only their clients but themselves stay secure.
According to the team, “Law firms rely heavily on third party software for everything from client communications to billing and case management. . . . It is paramount that they have a deep understanding and confidence that the systems and software used to enable their day to day work are functioning at the highest levels of security.” They emphasize, “A law firm’s success literally depends on its ability to inspire trust and confidence in its clients and a single breach of that trust and confidence can spell disaster.”
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