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.
Cyber attacks are at an all-time high and this is especially true for law firms across the globe. From trade secrets through access to trust accounts and the funds they contain, the legal sector holds extensive valuable and confidential data, making it a prime target.
It’s important to know what public cloud resources your staff are using – not what you think you have sanctioned. Legal practices share sensitive information with their clients, colleagues, and increasingly third-party providers.
Cyber security can often be neglected, and technology seen as a ‘set and forget’ issue, yet in 2020, 51% of organisations were hit by some sort of ransomware attack, that is 1 in 2 organisations worldwide. Find out more here.