Just because 2020 brought a whole host of other concerns doesn’t mean that the previous risks have gone away. That’s right—cyberattacks, which were a main topic of conversation in law over the past several years, continued to proliferate. And with so many people in the work force moving around and accessing data from a number of different touch points and devices, the potential for cyber risk only became more acute.

Security experts across legal believe cyber risk may only increase entering 2021. But the good news is, the defense capabilities to combat those bad actors are only increasing as well. Whether it’s the importance of securing health data during COVID-19, the continued expansion of ransomware, cyber training’s increased importance and more, here’s what attorneys and legal technologists are watching out for in the new year.

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