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Each day, law firms, accountancy firms and corporate law departments are bombarded from the outside and the inside by threats. Threat management has become a full-time task. In mitigating external threats, firms have added layer upon layer of protection such that their security resembles an onion in trying to protect the intellectual property of both firm and clients.