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In-house lawyers are always on the go, a mobility that sometimes means leaving the safety and security of company Wi-Fi.

But lawyers seeking internet outside of company walls should steer clear of public Wi-Fi, highlighted by the Department of Justice’s indictment of Russian hackers last week. The hackers used hotel Wi-Fi networks to compromise laptops and steal passwords and other private data belonging to Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) officials.

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Caroline Spiezio

Caroline covers the intersection of tech and law for Corporate Counsel. She's based in San Francisco. Find her on Twitter @CarolineSpiezio.

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