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:
This practice note outlines the regulatory and legal requirements that apply when a firm's client account has fallen victim to scammers.
This practice note provides examples of how you can communicate all of the information required to your clients in a clear and effective manner.
This practice note has advice on the PII requirements in the current market, how you should apply and how much cover is required.
This practice note looks at the risks for firms and their duties to clients that arise from delivering legal services electronically and online.
This practice note provides an overview of entity-based regulation for solicitors.
Legal practices are increasingly using cloud computing as an alternative to 'traditional' IT provision. Cloud computing has a number of advantages, but it also carries risks which your firm should navigate carefully.
This practice note provides advice on managing information security by highlighting legislative requirements and areas of professional conduct relevant to the protection of personal and business data.
This practice note aims to assist you when acting in property transactions. It may also help you make your clients more aware of how they may protect their property interests against fraud and their rights as legitimate property owners on the register.
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