ACC: No surprise: cyberattacks are regularly directed at lawyers

Cybercrime estimated losses are as much as $2 trillion so it is no surprise that most law firms who hold client data and intellectual property are reluctant “to publicly discuss cyberintrusions and the lack of data breach reporting requirements in general in the legal industry” according to a recent internal report from Citigroup’s cyberintelligence center as reported by the New York Times.  The March 26, 2015 article entitled “Citigroup Report Chides Law Firms for Silence on Hackings” includes these examples of law firms that have had cyberattacks in 2012…

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