Ransomware and Law Firm Cybersecurity

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In 2017, a massive cyberattack brought down one of the country's biggest law firms. DLA Piper, its systems ravaged by the Petya ransomware program, was forced to shut down its phone service, email, and internal computer network--potentially costing millions in lost income. Weeks later, the firm was still digging itself out.

Such attacks are increasingly an existential threat to firms of all sizes: the difference between being billing and nothingness. Join us as we discuss this urgent issue.

Watch to learn:

  • The recent history of cyberattacks against law firms large and small

  • The potential consequences of a successful attack

  • Cybersecurity protections GCs demand from their outside counsel

  • Ways attorneys can protect themselves against ransomware and other cyberattacks

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