X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
More than 190 law firms were affected by the issue.

Detailed and potentially sensitive information uploaded by firms including Clifford Chance, Slaughter and May, Weil Gotshal & Manges and White & Case was left “exposed” on an open database platform, according to a report by a cybersecurity firm.  

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 3 articles* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Simon Lock

Simon joined Legal Week in June 2019 after finishing his degree at City, University of London. His areas of focus are legal tech, insurance, and intellectual property.

More from this author

 

Information Security Law: Control of Digital AssetsBook

An essential tool for any lawyer or businessman concerned about liability from data security breaches or SOX violations. Warren E. Agin, Swiggart Agin, LLC I...

Get More Information
 

You Can't Manage It If You Don't Measure It

How are you illustrating differentiation to clients and potential lateral targets? How are you measuring performance against peers? Use Legal Compass to benchmark a firm against its competitors, unearthing unique insights about performance, partner retention, market penetration and more. Click to log in, or begin your free trial.

Get More Information
 

The Asia Legal Awards 2020Event

Where the region's top lawyers, law firms and in-house teams will gather to celebrate their most stellar achievements of the year.

Get More Information
 
 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.