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(Lto R) Daniel Garrie, Managing Partner of Law & Forensics, Gabrielle Taran, Assistant General Counsel for Cyber and Infrastructure Programs at the U.S. Dept of Homeland Security, James Quinn, Head of Security Architecture at Infotecs Americas, Nicholas Barone, IT Forensics Expert and Data Breach Responder, Director and Co-Head of the Cybersecurity Practice at Eisner Amper LLP, and Timothy Murphy, President of Thomson Reuters Special Services LLC, at the 7Th Annual Law Firm CFO CIO COO Forum, in New York on June 15, 2017.(Lto R) Daniel Garrie, Managing Partner of Law & Forensics, Gabrielle Taran, Assistant General Counsel for Cyber and Infrastructure Programs at the U.S. Dept of Homeland Security, James Quinn, Head of Security Architecture at Infotecs Americas, Nicholas Barone, IT Forensics Expert and Data Breach Responder, Director and Co-Head of the Cybersecurity Practice at Eisner Amper LLP, and Timothy Murphy, President of Thomson Reuters Special Services LLC, at the 7Th Annual Law Firm CFO CIO COO Forum, in New York on June 15, 2017. (Photo: Ian Lopez/ALM)

While major breaches may point to a wide array of targets for hackers, lawyers are high on the list of potential victims. As U.S. Department of Homeland Security assistant general counsel for cyber and infrastructure programs Gabriel Taran said of preferred targets, lawyers “are very popular, and that’s not a good thing.”

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