While data loss prevention software has served law firms well in spotting and preventing breaches, it may not be as effective in a remote workforce, cybersecurity providers warned. Many have said that law firms need to shift their network surveillance from the office to personal electronics leveraged by lawyers and staffers working remotely. If they don’t, more employees could easily save and disclose confidential documents.

To be sure, employees publicly disclosing private data is rare. But cybersecurity providers noted it’s a growing threat as law firms work remotely.

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