The average data breach is discovered eight months after it has happened, with two-thirds of breached companies finding out through third parties. Why? Hackers exploit organisations’ lack of preparation and inaction around cyber security.
A recent survey by the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA) and GlobalX found that 79% of law firms surveyed were concerned about cyber security. But only 21% of those law firms were confident about their measures against a cyber-attack. Key areas of concern within legal firms include: