A few years ago, law firms faced a wake-up call. More and more, their networks were being infiltrated, their staff exposed to a new threat called ransomware. They saw the crosshairs on their backs, understood the risks of their coveted position as holders of clients’ sensitive information.

But they didn’t come to this realization entirely on their own. Clients in heavily regulated industries, like finance, demanded protections for crucial sensitive data. And slowly, through client security audits and questionnaires, a high of standard cybersecurity awareness at law firms became the norm.

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