Cybersecurity & Your Ethical Duties

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In the eyes of cybercriminals, legal professionals are an easy—and lucrative—target. Law firms are often a one-stop shop for incredibly sensitive information and you might not be doing enough to protect the data in your possession.

So if a breach occurs, what potential ethics violations may result? Join us webinar as we delve into this question

Watch to learn:

  • How not to get hacked and how to respond when you do

  • Where professional responsibility and cybersecurity intersect

  • What steps attorneys must take to protect client data

  • How the "reasonableness" of cybersecurity protections is determined

  • And more!

Featuring Eli Wald, Professor, Sturm College of Law

A professor of legal ethics at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law, Eli was one of the first academics to investigate the ethical implications of law firm cybersecurity, or, as he terms it, “legal ethics’ next frontier.”

A frequent author and speaker on ethics and professional responsibility, his work has appeared in leading journals such as the Fordham, Stanford, University of Colorado and Wisconsin law reviews, and the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics. Eli’s articles have also been cited in ABA ethics opinions and excerpted in legal ethics casebooks.

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