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Cybersecurity and scam prevention

  • The legal sector is at significant risk of cybercrime, cyber attacks and scams, partly because of the sensitive data and significant monies held by law firms.

    62 per cent of law firms reported a cyber attack in 2015, a 17 per cent increase on the previous year. Four per cent of all data security incidents reported in 2015/16 related to solicitors and barristers.

    We've compiled this information resource to help you:

    • Understand cybersecurity: its threats and risks to the legal sector
    • Educate your staff through cybersecurity training, events and publications
    • Access guidance and advice to take a proactive approach to reduce cyber threats
    • Connect with endorsed suppliers who provide products and services to help mitigate cybersecurity threats.
  • Latest cybersecurity news and features

  • Cybersecurity guidance and advice

    Take a proactive approach to managing cybersecurity threats through Law Society advice and guidance provided via practice notes, policies and toolkits

    14 November 2017

    Cybersecurity education and learning

    Cybersecurity training delivered via our online webinars, courses, publications and events

    14 November 2017

    Cybersecurity basics

    Resources to help you gain a general understanding of cybersecurity and GDPR in the legal sector - trends, threats and risks

    14 November 2017

    Cybersecurity glossary of terms

    A glossary of cybersecurity terms.

    2 February 2017

    Excellence in Technology

    Winners of Excellence in Technology.

    21 October 2016
  • Cybersecurity news digest sign-up

    Sign up to our cybersecurity news digest to receive:

    • Digest of cybersecurity news relevant to the legal sector
    • Information on endorsed cybersecurity providers
    • Information about relevant Law Society training, events and guidance

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